Memphis vs. North Texas Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 2022

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It’ll be the Memphis Tigers (2-1) against the North Texas Mean Green (2-2) in college football play at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Florida.

Memphis vs. North Texas Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 12.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Memphis as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Memphis has -477 odds to pick up the win, while North Texas is listed at +353 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 69 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Memphis vs. North Texas Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Memphis, Florida
  • Stadium: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

Betting Preview

Memphis

Memphis is totaling 449.0 yards per game on offense, which ranks 52nd in the FBS. Defensively, the Tigers rank 96th, giving up 410.3 yards per game. Memphis is totaling 34.7 points per game on offense (56th in the FBS), and ranks 100th defensively with 31.3 points allowed per game. Memphis owns the 18th-best offense this season in terms of passing yards (313.3 passing yards per game), but ranks 21st-worst defensively (274.7 passing yards allowed per game). Memphis is compiling 135.7 rushing yards per game on offense (89th in the FBS), and ranks 63rd on the other side of the ball with 135.7 rushing yards allowed per game. Memphis owns the 56th-ranked third-down offense this season (42.5% third-down conversion rate), but has been less effective defensively, ranking worst with a 59.1% third-down percentage allowed. Memphis has forced six total turnovers (25th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over one time (sixth in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +5, the 10th-best in college football.

North Texas

North Texas ranks 32nd in total yards per game (475.5), but it has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with 502.5 total yards surrendered per contest. North Texas has been sputtering defensively, ranking 17th-worst with 36.5 points allowed per game. It has been better offensively, posting 31.8 points per contest (73rd-ranked). North Texas has been struggling to stop the pass, ranking 10th-worst with 292.3 passing yards given up per game. It has been more effective offensively, generating 255.0 passing yards per contest (57th-ranked). North Texas ranks 13th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game on defense (210.3), but at least it has been surging on the other side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in rushing yards per game (220.5). North Texas’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit on third down this season, surrendering a 48.3% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks 16th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 81st with a 48.3% third-down rate. North Texas has a -3 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

Memphis vs. North Texas Betting Analysis

Memphis Betting Insights

Memphis has covered the spread one time in three games with a set spread. Memphis has yet to cover a spread (0-1) when playing as at least 12.5-point favorites. All Memphis games have gone over the total this season. The Tigers have been the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games. The Tigers have played as a moneyline favorite of -477 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

Mean Green Betting Insights

North Texas has covered the spread one time over four games with a set spread. This season, North Texas games have hit the over twice. The Mean Green have lost both games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Mean Green have played as an underdog of +353 or more once this season and won that game.

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Memphis vs. North Texas Against The Spread & Betting Records

Memphis

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 56.7 64.0 53.0
Implied Total AVG 34.3 39.0 32.0
ATS Record 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 3-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 1-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Mean Green

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.0 66.5 57.5
Implied Total AVG 37.8 45.5 30.0
ATS Record 1-3-0 0-2-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-2-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 0-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-1 0-1

Players to Watch

Memphis

  • With 25 tackles and two interceptions in three games, Quindell Johnson has been an important part of the Tigers’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • Jaylon Allen has helped spur the Tigers’ defense with 1.0 sack to go along with 1.0 TFL and 26 tackles in three games.
  • As part of the Tigers’ defensive unit, Xavier Cullens has posted 19 tackles in three games.
  • Cormontae Hamilton has been a key contributor to the Tigers’ defensive unit in 2022, with 15 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in three games.

Mean Green

  • KD Davis has been wreaking havoc on defense, recording 21 tackles and 0.5 sacks for the Mean Green.
  • In four games for the Mean Green, Deshawn Gaddie has delivered 15 tackles.
  • Mazin Richards has 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL and 13 tackles in four games.
  • Larry Nixon III has delivered 0.5 sacks to go with 15 tackles in four games for the Mean Green.

Memphis vs. North Texas Predictions and Pick

Memphis vs. North Texas betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Mean Green (+12.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (69)

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How to Bet on Memphis vs. North Texas

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Our prediction to win this contest is Memphis, and we predict that North Texas will cover the spread (Memphis -12.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 69 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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