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Owls visit East Carolina Pirates in Week 6 College Football Betting Clash

Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium will feature the Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the East Carolina Pirates as 6-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 36-15 result in favor of the Owls. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The East Carolina Pirates sit at 1-4 (1-4 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Temple Owls are currently 2-3 (1-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? East Carolina is 4-1 OU, and Temple is 1-4 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and East Carolina vs Temple injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 128 (East Carolina Pirates) and the No. 40 (Temple Owls) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits East Carolina's No. 94-ranked offense, averaging 24.6 PPG, against a Temple defense that ranks No. 88 this week at 29.2 PPG. The East Carolina aerial game is averaging 318.6 yards per game, more than the Temple Owls secondary allows through the air, 253 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Temple Owls feature the league's No. 124-rated road run defense, allowing 367 yards per game. East Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 127 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Owls suffered a Week 5 loss against Houston in their last game, falling 20-13 at Lincoln Financial Field.

In East Carolina's last outing, Thomas Sirk threw for 302 yards in a losing cause against the Bulls, 61-31 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Temple is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Temple is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Temple is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • Temple is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • 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 OVER in 4 of East Carolina's last 5 games
  • East Carolina is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Temple home to UCONN, Saturday, October 14th
East Carolina at UCF, Saturday, October 14th

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