Tulsa Golden Hurricane (3-6) vs. Memphis Tigers (4-5)
November 10, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Memphis Tigers -6.5 / Tulsa Golden Hurricane +6.5; Over/Under: +62.5
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The Memphis Tigers and Tulsa Golden Hurricane meet Thursday in week 11 AAC college football action at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane need a win after losing 5 of their last 6 games. The Memphis Tigers look to snap a 4-game losing streak.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have lost 3 of their last 4 road games. Davis Brin is completing 60.3 percent of his passes for 2,090 yards, 17 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Keylon Stokes and JuanCarlos Santana have combined for 1,574 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns, while Malachai Jones has 29 receptions. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ground game is averaging 139.7 yards per contest, and Deneric Prince leads the way with 438 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, Tulsa is allowing 33.2 points and 403.6 yards per game. Bryson Powers leads the Tulsa Golden Hurricane with 80 tackles, Joseph Anderson has 3.5 sacks and Justin Wright has 2 interceptions.
The Memphis Tigers have won 3 of their last 5 home games. Seth Henigan is completing 65.1 percent of his passes for 2,520 yards, 16 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Caden Prieskorn and Eddie Lewis have combined for 858 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns, while Joseph Scates has 16 receptions. The Memphis Tigers ground game is averaging 136.4 yards per contest, and Asa Martin leads the way with 300 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, Memphis is allowing 31.6 points and 412 yards per game. Xavier Cullens leads the Memphis Tigers with 74 tackles, Cormontae Hamilton has 4.5 sacks and Quindell Johnson has 3 interceptions.
The Golden Hurricane are 35-16 ATS in their last 51 road games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tigers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The under is 5-1 in Golden Hurricane last 6 Thursday games. The over is 4-0 in Tigers last 4 games overall. The Golden Hurricane are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Memphis.
I’m not getting involved with the spread in this matchup. Instead, I’m looking at the over. The Memphis Tigers are 119th in passing defense, 96th in total defense and 110th in scoring defense. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 90th in total defense, 128th in rush defense and 118th in scoring defense. This is a matchup between two of the worst defenses in the country. Expect fireworks. Give me the over.