Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Temple Owls Prediction, 10/21/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Temple Owls
Date: Friday, October 21, 2022
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Owls (+12)
Lincoln Financial Field is the location where the Temple Owls (2-4) will go up against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (2-4) on Friday. Tulsa opens as 12-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 52.5.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane step onto the field holding a record of 2-4 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Golden Hurricane played the Navy Midshipmen and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 53-21. Davis Brin finished 20/31 with 284 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 149.9 and walked away from the game with 2 interceptions. Bill Jackson was the best rusher for the Golden Hurricane with 3 attempts for 18 yards (6.0 yds per attempt). On the day, they tallied 50 plays which gave them a total of 311 yards. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ran the ball 17 different times and amassed 27 yds, which earned them an average of 1.6 yards per carry. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Golden Hurricane conceded 455 yards on 69 attempts, which averages out to 6.6 yards per run allowed. Tulsa allowed 2 completions on 8 tries for a total of 35 yds, and a completion percentage of 25.0%.
Concerning scoring, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are sitting at 33.0 points per outing. As a unit they hold an average of 109.2 yards rushing which is 113th in Division 1. The Golden Hurricane have tallied 2,622 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Tulsa has amassed 16 passing touchdowns and 9 touchdowns via the ground. Tulsa has 140 1st downs as a unit, and they have been flagged for 40 penalties for 391 yards. They have turned the ball over 11 times.
The Golden Hurricane are sitting in 119th in Division 1 concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 35.2 PPG. They are giving up 5.2 yards per run and 239.7 rushing yards per contest this season. In total, they have allowed 1,438 rushing yards through 6 contests. When talking about passing yards, the Golden Hurricane are allowing 957 yards which has them sitting in 4th in D-1. They have yielded 159.5 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 54.8%. Overall, they have yielded 399.2 yards/game ranking them 89th in Division 1. They have yielded 10 touchdowns by air in addition to 13 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Owls come into this matchup with a record of 2-4 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Owls went home defeated by a final of 70-13 when they played the UCF Knights. E.J. Warner (1 touchdown) finished the contest with 234 yards on 24/43 passing while his quarterback rating was 109.2. He didn't throw any interceptions and his Y/A was 5.4. Edward Saydee carried the ball 9 times for 41 yds, finishing the game with 4.6 yards per attempt for Temple. The Owls finished the game with 293 yards while they ran 71 plays (4.1 yds per play). Temple ended up running for 2.2 yards per attempt, finishing with 59 yards on 27 attempts. Temple gave up 41 attempts on the ground for 304 yds (7.4 yards per carry). The Owls pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 85.7%, relinquishing 433 yards on 24 for 28 through the air.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Owls sit 128th in Division 1 with 14.7 points per game. During the season so far, the Owls currently have a total of 1,229 yards through the air in addition to an average of 204.8 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 106th in the country. The Temple Owls maintain an average of 284.5 yards/outing, which is good for 126th in the country. The Temple offense has totaled 252 yds of penalties on 29 violations, which has them ranked 119th in D-1 in terms of helping out the other team.
Temple has allowed the opposition a total of 960 yards on the ground (160.0 yards/game) as well as 9 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have allowed 9 touchdowns through the air as well as 196.3 yards per contest, which has them in 29th in the nation. The Owls defense has been on the field for 409 plays, which is 29th in the country. The Owls are surrendering 25.7 PPG, which has them ranked 64th in D-1. This year, they have relinquished 154 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Owls college football game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Owls +12
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