Memphis Tigers (5-2) vs. North Texas Mean Green (3-4)
Memphis Tigers vs. North Texas Mean Green 10/28/23 – As we near the close of October, Week 9 of the NCAAF season brings a captivating matchup between the Memphis Tigers, holding a respectable 5-2 record, and the North Texas Mean Green, fighting to level up with a 3-4 standing. While the Tigers seem to have an edge, the Mean Green is not a team to be underestimated, especially with their recent home games record. This matchup is bound to give fans and bettors some significant NCAAF game day insights.
Memphis’s success this season can largely be attributed to the likes of RB Blake Watson and WR Roc Taylor. Watson has rushed for an impressive 593 yards, with a commendable average of 5.8 yards per rush attempt. Meanwhile, Taylor has become a preferred target for Memphis’s passing game, recording 556 receiving yards and averaging 14.6 yards per reception.
On the flip side, North Texas has seen prominent plays from RB Ayo Adeyi and WR Ja’Mori Maclin. Adeyi, with his 507 rushing yards and a robust 7.1 yards per rush attempt, has proven to be a threat on the ground. Simultaneously, Maclin, boasting an impressive 658 receiving yards and a whopping 19.9 yards per reception, is undoubtedly one of the key players to watch out for in this game.
Memphis Tigers vs. North Texas Mean Green 10/28/23 Game Info
|When:||Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET|
Seth Henigan QB vs. Chandler Rogers QB
Memphis Tigers quarterback Seth Henigan has shown off his impressive skills with 1856 passing yards at 66.3% completion rate this season. His strength lies in his ability to distribute the ball effectively – amassing 15 touchdowns so far! Unfortunately, Henigan has also been intercepted seven times and been sacked 14 times, raising concerns over pocket presence and decision-making under pressure.
Chandler Rogers of Memphis’ Mean Green has been an impressive quarterback with 1762 passing yards and an almost identical completion percentage of 65%. Rogers’ impressive statistics, with 14 touchdowns against just one interception, demonstrate his decision-making prowess and reveal an exceptional quarterback who excels at picking off receivers in tight spots to pose an effective threat to Memphis’ defense.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Memphis Tigers -290, Total Odds: 69
Memphis Tigers appear to have an edge with an estimated point spread of -7.5, while their combined offensive firepower may account for 69 total points on offense – meaning an over bet may appeal to many bettors.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers have seen their games top the total in four of their last five outings. They’re also an impressive 6-2 SU in their recent eight games and have covered the spread in five of their last six road games. However, a concerning trend for the Tigers is their 1-4 SU record in October, which could play a psychological role in their upcoming game.
North Texas Mean Green Betting Trends
For North Texas, they’ve covered the spread in four of their last five games. The over has been a common trend in their games, with 13 of their last 19 games going above the total. With a remarkable 7-1 SU record in their last eight home games, the Mean Green is looking to leverage their home-field advantage against the Tigers.
Memphis Tigers vs. North Texas Mean Green 10/28/23 Betting Picks
Given the current statistics and recent performance, the Memphis Tigers have a slight edge over the North Texas Mean Green. However, North Texas’s strong home record can’t be ignored. The game promises to be a high-scoring one, with both teams boasting players capable of big plays.
Considering the over trends for both teams and the potent offensive players, an over bet on the total of 69 seems like a good wager. While Memphis is favored, it might be worth considering North Texas covering the spread, given their strong ATS trend and home advantage. For those looking for exclusive handicappers picks and tips, this game offers a myriad of betting opportunities.
Free Pick and Prediction: Memphis Tigers 38, North Texas Mean Green 34.