Memphis vs. Tulsa Top Sports Handicapper Picks

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. 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.  tulsa memphis

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.

The top sports service bet on this game is from Joe Duffy’s Picks. Of course we sweep the damn portfolio on Thursday with Wise Guys on the Seahawks and Appalachian State UNDER as well as a Major on App State. Friday we have a Major Play in college football. Yes we have added the ALCS Wise Guy for Friday at

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.


About the Author

Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy got his start in the sports handicapping industry with the Dial Sports (Communications Team) audiotext network. It was owned by sportswriter, broadcaster and handicapping pioneer Mickey Charles. Dial Sports was the sister company of the popular Sports Network Wire Service. Upon graduating California University of PA, where he was a play-by-play announcer on student radio station WVCS (now WCAL) and cable channel 29 (now CUTV), he became a full-time sports announcer and handicapper for the Sportsline scorephone network. He learned from NFL legends coach Hank Stram and broadcasting icon Ray Scott the ins and outs of the sports betting world. His Amazing Cadillac Club became the most successful 900-number in sports betting history. He left to become the first General Manager of the Freescoreboard scorephone network broadcast all over North America. His articles have appeared on several dozen websites and hard copy publications. He is now CEO of, the top sports betting site in the world. Email:

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