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    At 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, the Temple Owls (1-2) are at home against the UMass Minutemen (1-2).

    The Minutemen are expected to lose (currently +9.5) against the Owls (with an over/under of 44.5 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Temple vs. UMass

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field
    Owls vs Minutemen Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Owls -9.5 -111 -110 44.5 -110 -110 -368 +275

    Temple Betting Insights

    • UMass is 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • UMass is winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 9.5-point underdogs.
    • One of UMass’ three games with a set total has hit the over (33.3%).

    Temple Stats & Insights

    • While Temple ranks seventh-worst in the FBS in total offense with 268.0 yards per game, it’s been a different story on the other side of the ball, as the defense ranks 19th-best (270.3 yards per game allowed).
    • While Temple’s defense ranks 47th with 20.0 points allowed per game, the Owls have been a little less successful on offense, ranking 10th-worst (14.7 points per game).
    • While Temple ranks 24th-worst in the FBS in passing offense with 181.3 passing yards per game, it’s been a different situation with the defense, which ranks 14th-best (156.7 passing yards per game allowed).
    • Temple has been a bottom-25 run offense this season, ranking 12th-worst with 86.7 rushing yards per game. On the defensive side of the ball, the Owls are ranked 46th in the FBS (113.7 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Temple has struggled on third down, ranking 21st-worst in the FBS (31.7%) this season. However, the defense ranks sixth-best on the defensive side of the ball, allowing a 20.5% third-down conversion rate.
    • Temple has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -6, forcing zero turnovers (100th in the FBS) while turning it over six times (97th in the FBS).

    Temple’s Best Players

    • Edward Saydee has carried the ball 35 times for a team-high 98 yards on the ground and has found the end zone one time as a runner.
    • This season, Darvon Hubbard has carried the ball 12 times for 65 yards (21.7 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Jose Barbon has hauled in 15 catches for 172 yards (57.3 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. .
    • Adonicas Sanders has hauled in 13 receptions totaling 135 yards so far this campaign.
    • Jordan Smith’s six receptions have turned into 105 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Layton Jordan, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has collected 4.5 sacks, 7.0 TFL and 16 tackles.
    • E.J. Warner leads the team with zero interceptions, while also recording 7.0 TFL and 16 tackles.

    UMass Betting Insights

    • UMass is 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • UMass has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 9.5 points or more this season (0-2).
    • Out of UMass’ three games with a set total, one has hit the over (33.3%).

    UMass Stats & Insights

    • UMass’ offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, posting 244.7 total yards per game, which ranks fourth-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 74th with 371.0 total yards ceded per contest.
    • UMass’ offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, compiling 13.3 points per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 104th with 33.3 points allowed per contest.
    • UMass’ passing offense has been bottom-25 this season, posting 56.7 passing yards per game, which ranks worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 35th with 185.3 passing yards ceded per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, UMass is posting 188.0 rushing yards per contest (55th-ranked). It ranks 106th in the FBS on defense (185.7 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • UMass ranks 93rd in the FBS with a 35.8% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 38th with a 30.3% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball.
    • With three forced turnovers (92nd in the FBS) and five turnovers committed (74th in the FBS) this season, UMass ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -2.

    UMass’ Best Players

    • Ellis Merriweather has piled up 166 yards (on 48 carries).
    • Cam Sullivan-Brown’s 63 receiving yards (21.0 yards per game) are a team high. He has five catches on seven targets with one touchdown.
    • George Johnson has put up a 59-yard season so far. He’s caught seven passes on nine targets.
    • Rico Arnold’s three catches (on nine targets) have netted him 24 yards (8.0 ypg).
    • Uchenna Ezewike paces the team with 1.0 sack, and also has 2.0 TFL.
    • Jalen Mackie is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up nine tackles.
    • Josh Wallace has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has six tackles and one pass defended to his name.

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