Temple Owls VS East Carolina Pirates

College Football League 08:00 PM EST

Saturday

10/03/2019

ESPN

Spread: Temple Owls -13.5

Over/Under: 48.5

Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates 10/3/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates 10/3/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates 10/3/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Temple University Owls will visit the Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium to bash it out with the East Carolina Pirates in Greenville, North Carolina on Saturday evening. Temple University smothered the visiting Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets with a score of 24-2 yesterday in redemption for its previous loss to the Buffalo Bulls (22-38) on week 4 of NCAAf actions. Temple started its season opener with a win over Bucknell Bison (56-12) followed by its close victory against the Maryland Terrapins (20-17). The Owls are 3-1 standing overall in the AAC East Division.

The Temple University Owls QB Anthony Russo connected 9 passes out of his 22 attempts and made 127 yards and an intercepted pass. The Owls ground game made RB Re’Mahn Davis shine by driving through with 135 yards and a pair of touchdowns in 29 handles. The Owls defense held the Yellow Jackets scoreless and even forced 3 lost ball possessions with LB Shaun Bradley defending with 8 tackles and a deflected pass. Fourth year Safety Benny Walls complemented the defense on secondary with 6 tackles, one fumble recovery, and an intercepted pass which he returned for 65 yards. Temple is 5-0 SU in its last 5 matches against the Pirates and 8-1 SU in its last 9 games against teams from the AAC Conference.

Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates Predictions 10/3/2019

Back in East Carolina, the Pirates has 2 games won in a row after its loss to the Navy Midshipmen (10-42) in week 3 at the Navy Marine Corps in Annapolis, Maryland, but immediately redeemed itself by grounding the visiting William & Mary Tribe (19-7) followed by its recent win over the Old Dominion Monarchs at S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk, Virginia, Saturday. East Carolina is 0-1 conference and 3-2 overall in the AAC East Division.

The East Carolina Pirates QB Holton Ahlers has an air game that connected 8 out of his 21 attempted throws for 202 yards, a couple of touchdowns, and 2 intercepted passes. Second year WR Blake Proehl is on the crosshairs of Ahlers aims as he made 100 yards and a touchdown in their victorious match against the Monarchs. The Pirates pinned Old Dominion to the ground when they held them to 21 points and forced 3 lost ball possessions as 4th year DL Kendell Futrell exploded with 7 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and 3 sacks. Third year DL Chance Purvis penetrated the Monarch’s backfield to deliver 3 tackles for loss while LB Gerard Stringer and DB Ja’Quan McMillian made interceptions after another for the Pirates. The Pirates are 4-9 SU in its last 13 matches and 1-9 SU in their last 10 games against opponents from the American Athletic Conference.

Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates. The  NCAAF pick for this game is the Temple Owls -13.5. The Temple Owls roster are all eligible and healthy to play as they move forward into Week 6 of play. The Pirates DB Colby Gore (suspended for violating team rules), LB Delvontae Harris (suspended for conduct detrimental to the program), and DB Juan Powell (suspended for felony) will be out indefinitely pending their cases. RB Darius Pennix Jr. will also be out of this ball game for undisclosed reasons.

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Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates 10/3/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAF Starting Time: 8:00 PM EST

Location: Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Greenville, North Carolina

Date: October 3, 2019

TV: ESPN

NCAAF Odds: Temple Owls -13.5

NCAAF Totals Odds: 48.5

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