North Texas Mean Green vs Memphis Tigers Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: North Texas Mean Green vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-13)
The North Texas Mean Green (2-2) are hitting the road to Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Memphis Tigers (2-1). Memphis opens this matchup as 13-point favorites. The total is 68.
The North Texas Mean Green come into this matchup with a record of 2-2 this season. In their last matchup, the Mean Green faced off with the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and took a loss by a score of 58-27. Austin Aune went 17/29 with 305 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 155.9 and finished the game with 2 picks. Oscar Adaway III led the offense in rushing for the Mean Green with 14 totes for 73 yds (5.2 yds per carry). Overall, they ran 69 plays which totaled 474 yds. The North Texas Mean Green ran the ball a total of 39 different times and recorded 169 yds, earning them an average of 4.3 yards per tote. Against the rush, the Mean Green gave up 365 yds on 51 tries, which is an average of 7.2 yds per rush surrendered. North Texas relinquished 21 pass completions on 27 attempts for a total of 211 yds, and a completion percentage of 77.8%.
The Mean Green have earned 1,902 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of getting in the endzone, North Texas has earned 9 touchdowns through the air and 6 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the football over 7 times. North Texas has accounted for 99 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 20 infractions for 188 yds. Offensively they're averaging 220.5 yards on the ground ranking them 25th in D-1. When it comes to scoring, the North Texas Mean Green have an average of 31.8 points per game.
Concerning passing yards, the Mean Green have allowed 1,169 yds which has them ranked 130th in D-1. They have conceded 292.3 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.3%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 502.5 yards/game which puts them 126th in Division 1. They have conceded 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 9 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.3 yards per run and 210.3 rushing yards per game so far this season. During the season, they have conceded 841 rushing yards through 4 games. The Mean Green are ranked 114th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 36.5 points per game.
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The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 2-1 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Tigers got the victory with a final of 44-32 when they faced the Arkansas State Red Wolves. Seth Henigan (3 touchdowns) ended the contest with 360 yards on 19/28 through the air while his quarterback rate was 211.2. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 12.9. Brandon Thomas carried the rock 13 times for 46 yards, walking away from the game with 3.5 yards per attempt for Memphis. Memphis ran for 4.2 yards per attempt, finishing with 187 yds on 45 carries. The Tigers ended up finishing with 547 yds while running 73 plays (7.5 yards per play). The Tigers pass defense conceded a completion rate of 73.5%, relinquishing 275 yds on 25 out of 34 through the air. Memphis gave up 32 rush attempts for 95 yards (3.0 yards per rush).
When discussing their scoring prowess, the Tigers rank 57th in Division 1 by tallying 34.7 points per game. For the season to this point, the Tigers have a total of 940 yards via the pass together with an average of 313.3 throwing yards per contest, which is ranked 18th in D-1. The Memphis Tigers hold an average of 449.0 yards per contest, which ranks them 50th in the nation. The Memphis offense has racked up 168 yds of penalties on 21 infractions, which ranks 50th in the country in terms of hurting your team.
The Tigers are giving up 31.3 points per game, which has them ranked 100th in D-1. Memphis has conceded a total of 407 yards on the ground (135.7 yards per game) in addition to 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game this season. In total, they have allowed 94 total points. They have conceded 8 touchdowns through the air in addition to 274.7 yards/outing, which has them sitting 110th in the country. The Tigers defense has been on the field for 218 plays, which ranks them 96th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Mean Green/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers -13
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