Tulsa vs. Temple Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 12 Predictions

By Dan Watson | November 15, 2021, 12:42 am

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (4-6, 0-0 AAC) are big favorites — expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -22) — versus the Temple Owls (3-7, 0-0 AAC) in a battle of two conference rivals. The expected point total for the matchup is set at 51.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Tulsa stats and betting info

Betting trends for Tulsa

  • So far this season, Tulsa has compiled a 5-4-0 record against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in six of Tulsa’s nine games with a set total .
  • Tulsa and its opponents have combined to hit the over on Saturday’s over/under of 51 points six times this season.
  • The Golden Hurricane have seen a 55.9 average over/under in their games this season, 4.9 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Golden Hurricane average 432.2 yards per game, 36.4 more yards than the 395.8 the Owls give up per contest.
  • In games that Tulsa totals over 395.8 yards, the team is 3-3 overall.
  • This year, the Golden Hurricane have turned the ball over 19 times, eight more than the Owls’ takeaways (11).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 241.6 (2416) 60
Rush yards 190.6 (1906) 40
Points scored 23.5 (235) 100
Pass yards against 232.1 (2321) 66
Rush yards against 154.5 (1545) 72
Points allowed 28.8 (288) 84

Key players for Tulsa

  • Davis Brin leads Tulsa with 2,416 passing yards (241.6 ypg) on 184-of-312 passing with 13 touchdowns compared to 14 interceptions this season.
  • Shamari Brooks’ team-high 791 rushing yards (79.1 per game) have come on 163 carries, with six touchdowns this year.
  • Josh Johnson’s team-high 682 receiving yards (68.2 yards per game) have come on 59 receptions with three touchdowns.
BestOdds rating 9.3
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Temple stats and betting info

Betting trends for Temple

  • Temple has covered the spread just twice in nine opportunities this year.
  • The Owls are winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 22-point underdogs.
  • The teams have hit the over in four of Temple’s nine games with a set total .
  • This season, four games Temple played finished with a combined score over 51 points.
  • Owls’ games have a total points bet of 54.0 points this season, 3.0 points more than the over/under for this contest.
  • The Owls average 295.9 yards per game, 90.7 fewer yards than the 386.6 the Golden Hurricane allow.
  • Temple is 3-0 overall when the team picks up more than 386.6 yards.
  • This season the Owls have turned the ball over 17 times, four more than the Golden Hurricane’s takeaways (13).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 184.4 (1844) 111
Rush yards 111.5 (1115) 114
Points scored 17.2 (172) 122
Pass yards against 173.4 (1734) 7
Rush yards against 222.4 (2224) 122
Points allowed 36.8 (368) 121

Key players for Temple

  • D’Wan Mathis leads Temple with 1,223 passing yards (122.3 ypg) on 116-of-196 passing with six touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, Justin Lynch, has carried the ball 63 times for 288 yards (28.8 per game), with one touchdown this year.
  • Randle Jones’ 434 receiving yards (43.4 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered 34 receptions and three touchdowns.

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