East Carolina vs. Temple - 10/3/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
East Carolina vs. Temple
Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 7:01 PM (Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium)
TEM -10.5 Total 47.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Owls are a team that has managed to play decent on the year. In fact, the Owls were even able to knock off one of the top 25 teams earlier this year. Granted, the Owls were playing Maryland and they had been a team that a lot of people thought was overrated and the Owls helped to expose their weaknesses on the year.
East Carolina is heading into the game with a 3-2 record as well, but the Pirates are a team that will have some great games heading into the game as well. The Pirates wins have been fairly close against the better teams on the year. The last game was a win for the Pirates on the road over Old Dominion and it was a close battle as they won the game 24-21.
Temple has an offense that has been hard to stop as they have put in 30.5 points a game. The team has thrown the ball for 292.3 yards a game and ran the ball for a total of 141 yards a game. The defense for the Owls has allowed only 17.3 points a game. The team has given up 151.3 yards a game in the air and have allowed 132.5 yards a game on the ground.
East Carolina is heading into this game with 21.4 points a game being scored. The Pirates have thrown the ball for 197.4 yards a game, but have ran the ball for 173.4 yards per game. The East Carolina squad has ended up giving up only 22.6 points a game, but have allowed 191 yards a game in the air and allowed 151.4 yards a game on the ground.
The Owls may be heading on the road to face East Carolina in this game, but it will really not matter. The Owls have an offense that is able to dominate the game and actually is fairly balanced and that will help the Owls in getting the win locked down on the day. Offensively the Pirates could have a good run here, but the team will have some problems keeping up. Final Score, Temple Owls win and cover, 30-17.