One of the best college football betting seasons ever continues Friday as Memphis vs. Tulsa play in one of the premier opportunities of the week from a sports betting standpoint. OffshoreInsiders.com previews the game using key success indicators. Thursday night sharps dominated with the Seahawks, Appalachian State and the UNDER in said contest but the week has just started.
The offshore and Vegas point spread and total has Memphis -10 with a total of 76.5. It opened with the Tigers laying 10 and a total of 72. Exactly 75 percent of bettors are laying the lumber with the road favorite, but just 56 percent on the over, a small percentage considering the public’s predilection to betting likely high scoring games over regardless of the posted total.
Memphis has the more ample numbers in terms of yards per rush on offense by a margin of .2. However the big home underdog produces more advantageous computations in terms of passing yards per completion by 1.3. As far as yards per point the Memphis Tigers waste substantially fewer at 4.9.
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Now to the defensive side of the ball utilizing the same tallies. The Tigers of Memphis reign supreme in stopping the run allowing just 1.9. Tulsa has the better decimals on defense in the passing yards per completion realm by .8.
Never overlooked by pros is yards per point. The more rock-solid on the defensive side of the ball in that grouping is Memphis forcing 1.8 more. The turnover battle is won by Memphis by four.
Yards per point is determined by dividing total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.
Spread trends (all records against the spread): Memphis is 10-4 after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game, 5-13 after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game, 1-6 on Fridays. Tulsa 16-5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record, 7-15 after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game.
Over/under angles: Memphis over 6-0 off win, under 19-9 road. Tulsa over 9-2 at home.