Cincinnati vs. Temple Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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AAC opponents will do battle when the No. 22 Cincinnati Bearcats (8-2) face the Temple Owls (3-7) at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Cincinnati vs. Temple Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 17 points, with sportsbooks listing Cincinnati as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Cincinnati has -931 odds to pick up the win, while Temple is listed at +590 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 49.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Cincinnati vs. Temple Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field

Betting Preview

Cincinnati

Cincinnati is putting up 396.8 yards per game offensively this year (61st in the FBS), and are giving up 335.7 yards per game (26th) on defense. Cincinnati ranks 38th in scoring offense (32.6 points per game) and 34th in scoring defense (21.4 points allowed per game) this season. Cincinnati sports the 29th-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (270.9 passing yards per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-best with just 190.8 passing yards allowed per game. Cincinnati is compiling 125.9 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 99th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 61st, allowing 144.9 rushing yards per contest. Cincinnati is putting up a 38.2% third-down percentage on offense (72nd in the FBS), and ranks 79th defensively with a 40.1% third-down conversion rate allowed. Cincinnati has the 61st-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing 12 turnovers (89th in the FBS) while turning it over 11 times (25th in the FBS).

Temple

Temple ranks 25th-worst in total yards per game (342.9), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 68th in the FBS with 377.2 total yards ceded per contest. Temple has been sputtering on offense, ranking 23rd-worst in the FBS with 21.4 points per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, allowing 27.9 points per contest (81st-ranked). Temple ranks 46th in the FBS with 252.3 passing yards per contest, but it has been carried by its defense, which ranks 13th-best by allowing just 181.2 passing yards per game. Temple has been unproductive on both sides of the ball in terms of rushing this season, ranking seventh-worst in rushing yards (90.6 per game) and 17th-worst in rushing yards surrendered (196.0 per game). Temple’s third-down offense has been bottom-25 this season, putting up a 32.9% third-down percentage, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 38th with a 35.2% third-down rate allowed. After forcing 12 turnovers (89th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 18 times (101st in the FBS) this season, Temple owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -6.

Cincinnati vs. Temple Betting Analysis

Cincinnati Betting Insights

Cincinnati is 2-7-1 against the spread this season. Cincinnati has 1-3 ATS when playing as at least 17-point favorites. Cincinnati games have gone over the total five times this season. The Bearcats have yet to lose a game they were the moneyline favorite this season, going 8-0. The Bearcats have won all four games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -931 or shorter.

Owls Betting Insights

Temple have registered a 7-3-0 record against the spread this year. In games they have played as 17-point or bigger underdogs, Temple owns an ATS record of 2-2. Games involving Temple have hit the over on five occasions this season. The Owls have entered the game as underdogs eight times this season and won once. The Owls have been at least a +590 moneyline underdog four times this season, but lost all of those games.

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Cincinnati vs. Temple Against The Spread & Betting Records

Cincinnati

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.1 52.4 55.7
Implied Total AVG 34.3 35.8 32.8
ATS Record 2-7-1 2-3-0 0-4-1
Over/Under Record 5-5-0 3-2-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 8-0 5-0 3-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-0 0-2

Owls

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 47.5 45.8 49.1
Implied Total AVG 31.3 29.2 33.4
ATS Record 7-3-0 5-0-0 2-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-5-0 2-3-0 3-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-7 1-2 0-5

Players to Watch

Cincinnati

  • Ivan Pace Jr. has suited up for 10 games, collecting 9.0 sacks to go with 13.0 TFL and 74 tackles for the Bearcats.
  • As part of the Bearcats’ defense, Deshawn Pace has registered 1.0 sack to go with 3.0 TFL, 37 tackles, and one interception in 10 games.
  • As part of the Bearcats’ defensive unit, Bryon Threats has compiled one interception to go along with 36 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 10 games.
  • Dontay Corleone has been a key piece of the Bearcats’ defense in 2022, with 24 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and three sacks in 10 games.

Owls

  • In 10 games for the Owls, Layton Jordan has recorded 6.5 sacks to go with 12.0 TFL, 36 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • Darian Varner has totaled 31 tackles, 11.0 TFL, and 7.5 sacks in 10 games for the Owls.
  • Jordan Magee has been doing his part on defense, amassing 3.0 sacks to go with 6.0 TFL and 53 tackles for the Owls.
  • Yvandy Rigby has delivered 2.0 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL and 58 tackles in 10 games for the Owls.

Cincinnati vs. Temple Predictions and Pick

Cincinnati vs. Temple betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Owls (+17)

    Pick OU:

    Over (49.5)

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How to Bet on Cincinnati vs. Temple

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Cincinnati, and we project that Temple will cover the spread (Cincinnati -17). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 49.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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