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    At 12:00 PM ET on Saturday, the North Texas Mean Green (2-3) are at home against the Temple Owls (2-4).

    The Mean Green are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-6), versus the Owls. The over/under for this game is 68.5 points.

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    Game Info for North Texas vs. Temple

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPNU
    • Location: Denton, Texas
    • Stadium: Apogee Stadium
    North Texas vs Temple Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    North Texas -6 -109 -111 68.5 -111 -109 -238 +193

    North Texas Pick Insights

    • North Texas is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • North Texas is 0-2 against the spread when favored by 6 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in four of North Texas’ five games with a set total.

    North Texas Stats & Insights

    • While North Texas ranks second-worst in the FBS in total defense with 481.6 yards allowed per game, it’s been a different story on the other side of the ball, as the Mean Green rank 20th-best in the FBS (467.6 yards per game).
    • North Texas sports the 38th-ranked scoring offense this season (33.8 points per game), and has been worse on defense, ranking worst with 39.8 points allowed per game.
    • North Texas is averaging 276.4 passing yards per game offensively this season (31st in the FBS), and is allowing 222.4 passing yards per game (63rd) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • With 259.2 rushing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks worst in the FBS, North Texas has had to rely on their 31st-ranked running game (191.2 rushing yards per contest) to keep them in games.
    • North Texas is averaging a 35.8% third-down conversion rate offensively this season (100th in the FBS), and is giving up a 39.7% third-down percentage (79th) on defense.
    • North Texas ranks 91st in college football with a -2 turnover margin after forcing 7 turnovers (81st in the FBS) and committing nine (80th in the FBS).

    North Texas’ Best Players

    • Chandler Rogers has compiled 1,112 yards (222.4 ypg) on 83-of-131 passing with eight touchdowns compared to one interception this season. In addition, he’s added 136 rushing yards (27.2 ypg) on 38 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
    • Ayo Adeyi has carried the ball 56 times for a team-high 417 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times as a runner.
    • Isaiah Johnson has been handed the ball 27 times this year and racked up 154 yards (30.8 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Jay Maclin’s leads his squad with 424 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 19 receptions (out of 35 targets) and scored six touchdowns.
    • Roderic Burns has caught 25 passes for 255 yards (51 yards per game) this year.
    • Damon Ward Jr. has racked up 11 receptions for 176 yards, an average of 35.2 yards per game. He’s scored four times as a receiver this season.
    • Mazin Richards has two sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Logan Wilson, North Texas’ leading tackler, has 29 tackles this year.
    • Evan Jackson has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has five tackles and two passes defended to his name.

    Temple Betting Insights

    • Temple has not covered the spread in a game yet this year (0-5-0).
    • Temple has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 6 points or more this season (0-3).
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Temple’s five games with a set total.

    Temple Pick Insights

    • Temple ranks 77th in total yards per game (386.2), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 22nd-worst in the FBS with 423.7 total yards conceded per contest.
    • Temple has been sputtering on defense, ranking 16th-worst with 34 points surrendered per game. It has been better on offense, generating 23.2 points per contest (102nd-ranked).
    • Temple’s pass defense ranks 60th in the FBS with 219.2 passing yards allowed per game, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 22nd-best by posting 295.5 passing yards per game.
    • Temple has lots of room to get better in the running game, as it ranks ninth-worst in rushing yards per game (90.7) and seventh-worst in rushing yards allowed per game (204.5).
    • With a 42.1% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Temple ranks 55th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 107th, surrendering a 43.6% third-down rate.
    • Temple sports a bottom-25 turnover margin this season, second-worst at -8.

    Temple’s Best Players

    • E.J. Warner leads Temple with 1,741 yards on 153-of-272 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season.
    • Joquez Smith has run the ball 51 times for 244 yards, with one touchdown.
    • Darvon Hubbard has piled up 153 yards (on 37 carries) with one touchdown, while also catching 16 passes for 193 yards.
    • Amad Anderson Jr. has registered 25 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 372 (62 yards per game). He’s been targeted 41 times and has one touchdown.
    • David Martin-Robinson has racked up 288 receiving yards (48 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 23 receptions.
    • Dante Wright’s 20 grabs (on 40 targets) have netted him 250 yards (41.7 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Jordan Magee, who paces the team in sacks and tackles, has amassed two sacks, five TFL and 40 tackles.
    • Tywan Francis has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 39 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.
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