Memphis Tigers (1-0) vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves (0-1)
Memphis Tigers vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves 9/9/23 –In an enticing college football showdown, the Memphis Tigers, holding a promising 1-0 start, are gearing up to face the Arkansas State Red Wolves, who are currently 0-1 this season. Both teams are eager to demonstrate their prowess on the field, and let’s see who will come out on top.
The Tigers boast a strong offensive front, which is evident from their previous games. One of their standout performers is Sutton Smith. The running back has showcased exceptional talent with 18 rushing attempts leading to 115 rushing yards. His impressive average of 6.4 yards per rush and the longest rush of 16 yards suggests that he’s a significant threat in the ground game. Then, there’s Demeer Blankumsee. The wide receiver, with 6 receptions resulting in 98 receiving yards and an average of 16.3 yards per reception, is another force to be reckoned with. His longest reception of 47 yards and 1 receiving touchdown indicates his big-play capability.
While the Red Wolves might be trailing in their win-loss record, it’s premature to write them off entirely. Jaxon Dailey, their running back, might not have staggering stats with just 3 rushing attempts and 11 yards, but his potential on the field cannot be overlooked. On the receiving end, Courtney Jackson has been quite the revelation. Securing 3 receptions with a total of 66 receiving yards, his stats display his deep-threat capabilities. An average of 22 yards per reception and a long reception of 47 yards makes him a player the Tigers will need to watch closely. Check out our free football handicapping picks for more insights.
Memphis Tigers vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Game Info
|When:||Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Centennial Bank Stadium|
Seth Henigan QB vs. J.T. Shrout QB
Henigan boasts impressive numbers with a 75% completion rate, resulting from 27 completions out of 36 passing attempts. With 334 passing yards and an average of 9.3 yards per pass attempt, Henigan’s ability to move the ball down the field is evident. However, his 2 interceptions suggest room for improvement.
On the other side, J.T. Shrout’s figures are more modest. With a completion rate of 46.2%, he’s managed 12 completions from 26 attempts, leading to 148 passing yards. An average of 5.7 yards per pass indicates a more conservative play style, possibly suggesting a focus on short to medium range throws.
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis Tigers -1400, Total Odds: 58.5
Memphis’ spread stands at -21, while the Red Wolves enjoy a spread of +21. When observing the money line, Memphis is -1400 compared to Arkansas State’s +825, which heavily favors the Tigers.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
Memphis has a strong trend in recent games, holding a 4-1 ATS in their last 5. Interestingly, the total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games, hinting at a strong defensive or perhaps conservative offensive approach. Moreover, Memphis stands 4-1 SU in their recent five games, but their track record against Arkansas State reveals a 2-4 ATS, suggesting that this particular matchup might not be as one-sided as it appears.
Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Trends
Arkansas State’s recent games have been less favorable, with a 1-5 ATS in their last 6. The total has often gone OVER in 6 of their last 9 games, suggesting a lack of defensive solidity or high-scoring affairs. Moreover, while they’ve been 1-7 SU in their last 8 games, they have a 4-2 ATS in their last 6 home games against Memphis, indicating the Red Wolves might have a slight edge at home.
Memphis Tigers vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves 9/9/23 Betting Picks
While Memphis Tigers undoubtedly enter as favorites and have shown superior form recently, Centennial Bank Stadium might just be the factor that turns the tide in favor of the Arkansas State Red Wolves, considering their recent ATS home trend against Memphis. This, combined with some potentially high-scoring gameplay, suggests that betting the OVER might be the wise choice here. For more insights, check out our sports handicapping picks.
Free Pick and Prediction: Memphis Tigers will win 31-20.