Temple Owls vs USF Bulls Prediction, 10/23/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Temple Owls vs USF Bulls
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Location: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Bulls (-4)
Raymond James Stadium is the location where the USF Bulls (1-5) will try to defeat the Temple Owls (3-3) on Saturday. Temple opens this game as 4-point underdogs. The total is set at 57.
The Temple Owls come into this matchup with a record of 3-3 for this season. In their last matchup, the Owls played the Cincinnati Bearcats and took a loss by a final of 52-3. Edward Saydee was the best rusher for the Owls with 6 carries for 26 yards (4.3 yards per carry). D'Wan Mathis went 16/27 with 120 yards passing. He had a QB rating of 89.2 and ended the game with 1 pick. In the running game, the Owls gave up 279 yards on 33 tries, which is an average of 8.5 yds per rush surrendered. Temple conceded 23 completions on 31 tries for 263 yds, and a completion rate of 74.2%. In all, they ran 61 plays which totaled 234 yds. The Temple Owls ran the ball a total of 29 different times and recorded 84 yards, which had them averaging 2.9 yards per tote.
The Owls have earned 2,060 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Temple has earned 7 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 8 times. Temple has recorded 104 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 36 penalties for 254 yards. As a team they're maintaining an average of 122.0 yards rushing ranking this team at 100th in the nation. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Temple Owls are averaging 23.3 points per contest.
The Owls rank 122nd in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 33.8 points per game. They are giving up 4.6 yards per run and 189.2 rushing yards per contest on the year. In total, they have allowed 1,135 running yards through 6 games. In terms of yards via the pass, the Owls are conceding 974 yards which has them ranked 19th in the country. They have surrendered 162.3 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 58.5%. For the year, they are surrendering 351.5 yards per outing which puts them 60th in college football. They have given up 10 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 16 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Bulls step onto the field holding a record of 1-5 for this season. In their last game, the Bulls took a defeat with a final score of 32-31 against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Timmy Mcclain finished the game with 148 yards on 10/25 through the air while his quarterback rating was 89.7. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 5.9. Jaren Mangham carried the ball 13 times for 75 yards, finishing the contest with 5.8 yds per carry for USF. The Bulls finished with 268 yds while they ran 57 plays (4.7 yards per play). USF ran the ball for 3.6 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 113 yds on 31 attempts. USF conceded 49 attempts on the ground for 269 yds (5.5 yards per carry). The Bulls pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 56.4%, relinquishing 266 yds on 22 out of 39 passing.
The USF Bulls hold an average of 322.7 yards/game, which has them sitting 116th in the nation. The USF offense has racked up 307 penalty yards on 30 violations, which is good for 114th in D-1 in terms of helping out the other team. Over the course of the season thus far, the Bulls currently sit at 1,082 yards via the pass along with an average of 180.3 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 107th in D-1. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Bulls are ranked 108th in D-1 maintaining an average of 22.2 points per outing.
USF has surrendered a total of 1,362 yards rushing (227.0 yards/game) in addition to 13 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. They have yielded 15 touchdowns through the air in addition to 275.8 yards/game, which puts them in 125th in college football. The Bulls defense has taken the field for 433 plays, ranking them 72nd in the nation. The Bulls are allowing 35.3 points per game, which has them ranked 132nd in the country. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 212 pts.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Owls +4
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