Tulsa vs. Temple Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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AAC opponents will battle when the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (2-4) meet the Temple Owls (2-4).

Tulsa vs. Temple Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 13.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Tulsa as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Tulsa has -564 odds to pick up the win, while Temple is listed at +407 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 53.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Tulsa vs. Temple Live?

  • Game Day: Friday, October 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field

Betting Preview


Tulsa is compiling 437.0 yards per game on offense (42nd in the FBS), and rank 89th defensively, yielding 399.2 yards allowed per game. Tulsa sports the 47th-ranked scoring offense this season (33.0 points per game), and has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th-worst with 35.2 points allowed per game. Tulsa has been finding success on both sides of the ball in the passing game, ranking 11th-best in passing offense (327.8 passing yards per game) and sixth-best in passing defense (159.5 passing yards allowed per game). Tulsa ranks 19th-worst in rushing offense (109.2 rushing yards per game) and fourth-worst in rushing defense (239.7 rushing yards per game allowed) this year. Tulsa is putting up a 44.8% third-down percentage offensively this year (42nd in the FBS), and is allowing a 35.2% third-down percentage (49th) on defense. With eight forced turnovers (87th in the FBS) against 11 turnovers committed (89th in the FBS), Tulsa’s -3-3 turnover margin ranks 100th in college football.


Temple ranks seventh-worst in total yards per game (284.5), but it has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 47th in the FBS with 356.3 total yards surrendered per contest. Temple ranks fifth-worst in points per game (14.7), but it has been more effective defensively, ranking 64th in the FBS with 25.7 points ceded per contest. From an offensive perspective, Temple is accumulating 204.8 passing yards per contest (106th-ranked). It ranks 30th in the FBS on defense (196.3 passing yards allowed per game). Temple’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering 79.7 rushing yards per game, which ranks fourth-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 86th with 160.0 rushing yards surrendered per contest. On offense, Temple is a bottom-25 unit on third down, putting up a 29.4% third-down conversion rate (seventh-worst). Fortunately, it is excelling on the defensive side of the ball, ceding a 31.8% third-down rate (24th-best). Temple has compiled three forced turnovers (130th in the FBS) and committed 13 turnovers (105th in the FBS) this season for a -10 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.

Tulsa vs. Temple Betting Analysis

Tulsa Betting Insights

Tulsa has covered the spread twice in six games with a set spread. Tulsa games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under four times this season. The Golden Hurricane have won 50% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (2-2). The Golden Hurricane have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -564 or shorter.

Owls Betting Insights

Temple is 3-3-0 against the spread this year. In games they have played as 13.5-point underdogs or more, the Owls have an ATS record of 1-2. This season, Temple games have hit the over twice. The Owls have been listed as the underdog four times this season and have failed to win any of those games. This season, the Owls have been at least a +407 underdog on the moneyline three times, losing each of those contests.

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Tulsa vs. Temple Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 57.3 61.7 53.0
Implied Total AVG 33.8 35.7 32.0
ATS Record 2-3-1 1-1-1 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 4-2-0 2-1-0 2-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-2 2-0 0-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-1 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 45.8 42.2 49.3
Implied Total AVG 31.2 28.7 33.7
ATS Record 3-3-0 3-0-0 0-3-0
Over/Under Record 2-4-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-4 0-1 0-3

Players to Watch


  • Justin Wright has played six games, compiling 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL, 36 tackles, and one interception for the Golden Hurricane.
  • With 31 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one pass defended in six games, Kendarin Ray has been a significant part of the Golden Hurricane’s defense in 2022.
  • Jon-Michael Terry has played six games, delivering 21 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack for the Golden Hurricane.
  • A significant piece of the Golden Hurricane’s defense, Bryson Powers has 28 tackles in six games.


  • Layton Jordan has been providing a big boost on defense, recording one interception to go with 22 tackles, 9.0 TFL, 4.5 sacks, and one pass defended for the Owls.
  • In six games for the Owls, Kobe Wilson has posted 33 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks.
  • The Owls’ Jordan Magee has collected 29 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and three sacks in six games.
  • The Owls’ Darian Varner has recorded 19 tackles, 8.0 TFL, and three sacks in six games.

Tulsa vs. Temple Predictions and Pick

Tulsa vs. Temple betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Owls (+13.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (53.5)

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How to Bet on Tulsa vs. Temple

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Our prediction to win this contest is Tulsa, and we predict that Temple will cover the spread (Tulsa -13.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 53.5 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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