Temple Owls vs. Memphis Tigers: College Football Betting Preview And Insights – October 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on September 27, 2021 - Last Updated on October 2, 2021

The Memphis Tigers (3-1, 0-0 AAC) will have their 24th-ranked pass offense on display versus the Temple Owls (2-2, 0-0 AAC), featuring the No. 2 pass defense, on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The Tigers are favored, by 11 points. An over/under of 59 points has been established for the matchup.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Memphis -11 -110 -110 59 -110 -110

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 2, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Game Information

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 2, 2021
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field
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Owls Player Insights

  • D’Wan Mathis has thrown for 440 yards (220 ypg) to lead Temple, completing 52.6% of his passes and tossing two touchdown passes and one interception this season.
  • Tayvon Ruley has carried the ball 19 times for a team-high 122 yards (30.5 per game) this year.
  • This season Edward Saydee has taken 31 carries for 103 yards (25.8 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Randle Jones’ 240 receiving yards (80 yards per game) lead the team. He has 14 receptions with two touchdowns.
  • Jose Barbon has racked up 229 receiving yards (57.3 yards per game), hauling in 14 passes this year.
  • Kadas Reams’ three catches are good enough for 72 yards (36 ypg) and two touchdowns.

Owls Team Stats

  • The Tigers have allowed their opponents to score 31.8 points per game, six more than the 25.8 the Owls are scoring per contest.
  • When it exceeds what Memphis gives up this season (31.8 points per game), Temple is 2-0.
  • This year, the Tigers score nine more points per game (39) than the Owls surrender (30).
  • Temple has a 2-1 record overall in games when it allows less than 39 points.
  • The Owls offense has averaged 333.8 yards per game this season, 128 yards less than the 461.8 allowed by the Tigers defense.
  • The Owls’ 122.3 rushing yards per game is good for 101st in the FBS. The Tigers’ defense gives up 112.8 on the ground (40th in college football).

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Owls Betting Insights

  • Temple has gone 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Owls have not covered a spread when they are at least 11-point underdogs (0-1).
  • Games involving Temple have hit the over once out of three chances this year.
  • In their most recent outing, the Owls took on the Wagner Seahawks and won by a final score of 41-7, failing to cover the spread as 36.5-point favorites.
  • A total of 54 was set for that game, which the teams went under.

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