Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Memphis Tigers - 10/23/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Tigers (6-0) at Tulsa Golden Hurricane (3-3)
College Football: Friday, October 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Chapman Stadium)
The Line: Tulsa Golden Hurricane +11.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Tigers put their perfect record on the line when they visit the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.
The Memphis Tigers haven’t always been impressive in building a 6-0 record but they certainly looked good in a 37-24 victory against visiting Mississippi in week seven. The yardage was fairly even with the Tigers holding a slight 491-480 advantage. Quarterback Paxton Lynch was the difference maker for Memphis with 384 passing yards with three touchdowns and an interception on 39-53. The Tigers were led in receiving by Anthony Miller with ten catches for 132 yards and a score and Mose Frazier with 83 yards on eight receptions and another touchdown. The Tigers weren’t as fearsome on the ground with Jarvis Cooper totaling 76 yards on 17 carries but the air attack was productive enough.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are known for their ability to find the end zone but that didn’t happen often enough in a 30-27 defeat at East Carolina. Tulsa led in yardage 463-382 with a lost fumble and a 100 yard pick six which was a 14 point swing. Quarterback Dane Evans struggled to connect with his receivers with 288 yards with a touchdown and interception on just 19-40 with Joshua Atkinson leading the Golden Hurricane with 136 yards on eight receptions. Zack Langer and James Flanders were the Tulsa rushing attack with 130 yards on a combined 31 carries. The problem was the Golden Hurricane did not score until the 4th quarter.
The over is 6-0 in Tigers last 6 games following a ATS win and the Tigers are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 Friday games while the over is 6-1 in Tigers last 7 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game. The over is 5-0 in Golden Hurricane last 5 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game and is 6-1 in Golden Hurricane last 7 games following a ATS win while the Golden Hurricane are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 home games. The road team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings and the Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings. I will lean to the points but I’m more interested in the total…