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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - East Carolina Pirates Underdogs vs Owls at Temple

Temple looks to cover the Owls-Pirates point spread this week and improve its overall 8-3 mark when they host East Carolina in Week 13 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Temple Owls were listed as -16-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 47-16 win for the Owls on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

East Carolina Pirates vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Temple Owls are 8-3 so far on the season, and 10-1 ATS vs the point spread. The East Carolina Pirates, meanwhile, are 3-8 and 3-8 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Temple go 5-6 and the East Carolina Pirates go 6-5 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Temple vs East Carolina injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 26-rated Temple Owls and the No. 85-rated East Carolina Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Temple Owls No. 47-ranked offense (32.36 PPG) against a East Carolina Pirates defense that ranks No. 111 at 36 PPG. The Temple Owls passing attack has averaged 233.73 yards per game, more than the East Carolina Pirates give up through the air (229.82 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the East Carolina Pirates own the league's No. 93-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 219.4 yards per game when on the road. Temple, on the other hand, rates No. 38 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, East Carolina got a 134-yard performance from James Summers, but Navy prevailed 66-31.

P.J. Walker throttled the Green Wave defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 337 yards as Temple handed Tulane a 31-0 defeat.

Betting Trends
  • East Carolina is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • East Carolina is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of East Carolina's last 6 games
  • East Carolina is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Temple is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Temple is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Temple's last 5 games
  • Temple is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

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