Temple at Tulsa: 11/20/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Tulsa Golden Hurricane (4-6) vs Temple Owls (3-7)
Game Info: Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium)
Betting Odds: Tulsa Golden Hurricane -21.5 -- Over/Under: 50.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Temple Owls and Tulsa Golden Hurricane face off on Saturday in a college football showdown at Chapman Stadium. These two teams have faced off five times before and Temple came away with three of the wins.
Tulsa is having a down season sitting with a 4-6 record overall. In the last game against Tulane, it was a close game, but the Golden Hurricane were able to come away with a victory in overtime. Tulsa is averaging 23.5 points while their defense is giving up 28.8 points per game. Under center for Tulsa is Davis Brin who has thrown for 2,428 yards, 13 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. The interceptions have been a key problem for him, and he needs to take better care of the ball. Running back Shamari Brooks has also rushed for 791 yards and six touchdowns.
On the other side of this matchup is the Temple Owls who sit with a 3-7 record overall and they have lost five games in a row. In the last game against Houston, Temple only managed eight points while the defense gave up 37 points. Temple is averaging 17.2 points while their defense is giving up 36.8 points per game. Under center for Temple is Justin Lynch who has thrown for 631 yards, three touchdowns, and three interceptions. Lynch has also rushed for 288 yards and a touchdown. Lynch did throw two interceptions in the last game, and he needs to take better care of the ball in this game.
Temple is 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games against teams with a losing record. Tulsa is 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games. The under is 4-0 in Temple’s last four games in October. The under is 4-0 in Tulsa’s last four games in November. Tulsa is the better team, but this is a game where Temple can at least keep the game close. Tulsa’s offense isn’t great, and this isn’t a game where they are going to be putting up 35 or 40 points. Back Temple to cover the spread.