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AAC: Temple vs Tulsa 10/21/22 College Football Picks, Predictions, Odds

Tulsa Golden Hurricane (2-4) vs. Temple Owls (2-4)
October 21, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Temple Owls +12.5 / Tulsa Golden Hurricane -12.5; Over/Under: 52.5
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The Temple Owls and Tulsa Golden Hurricane do battle Friday night in AAC week 8 college football action at Lincoln Financial Field. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane look to snap a 3-game losing streak. The Temple Owls look to rebound from a 2-4 record.

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have lost 6 of their last 9 road games. Davis Brin is completing 60.8 percent of his passes for 1,839 yards, 14 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Keylon Stokes and JuanCarlos Santana have combined for 1,245 receiving yards and 8 touchdowns, while Malachai Jones has 24 receptions. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ground game is averaging 110.8 yards per contest, and Steven Anderson leads the way with 236 yards and 5 touchdowns. Defensively, Tulsa is allowing 35.2 points and 400.3 yards per game. Bryson Powers leads the Tulsa Golden Hurricane with 51 tackles, Joseph Anderson has 2 sacks and Justin Wright has 1 interception.

The Temple Owls have split their last 8 home games. E.J. Warner is completing 56.2 percent of his passes for 1,040 yards, 6 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. Jose Bardon and Adonicas Sanders have combined for 770 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns, while Jordan Smith has 8 receptions. The Temple Owls ground game is averaging 79.7 yards per contest, and Edward Saydee leads the way with 160 yards and 1 touchdown. Defensively, Temple is allowing 25.7 points and 357.2 yards per game. Kobe Wilson leads the Temple Owls with 36 tackles, Layton Jordan has 4.5 sacks and Alex Odom has 1 interception.

The Golden Hurricane are 35-16 ATS in their last 51 road games and 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Owls are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games and 7-19 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The over is 7-3-1 in Golden Hurricane last 11 road games. The over is 9-3-1 in Owls last 13 games in October.

The Temple Owls don’t do anything right, and their offense may be the worst in all of college football. However, we’re not going to act like the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are lighting the world on fire as they’re piling the up the losses as well and their offense is 128th against the run and 119th in scoring offense. I’m not just laying big chalk with Tulsa because Temple stinks. If anything, weird things happen in weekday games. Give me Temple and the free touchdowns.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Temple Owls +12.5

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