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Memphis Tigers take on Owls in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Memphis Tigers hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Liacouras Center against the Temple Owls.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Temple sat as -8.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Memphis Tigers vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Temple Owls currently sport a 8-8 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-9 ATS. The Memphis Tigers are 11-6 and 5-8-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Temple Owls produce a 8-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Memphis Tigers have gone 6-8 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 194 (Temple) and the No. 272 (Memphis) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Temple has the nation's No. 230-rated offensive output, at 68.69 PPG. The visiting Memphis Tigers defense ranks No. 127 allowing on average 71.06 PPG. The Owls FG% has averaged 43.25% so far, less than the Temple Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.09% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Memphis got 31 points from Jeremiah Martin en route to a 96-89 victory over Tulane on Tuesday at FedExForum.

The Owls got 23 points from Quinton Rose as Temple ran past Southern Methodist 66-64 on Wednesday at Moody Coliseum-Dallas.

Betting Trends
  • Memphis is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • Memphis is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Memphis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Memphis is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Temple
  • Temple is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Temple is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Temple's last 5 games
  • Temple is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Memphis home to Connecticut, Tuesday, January 16th
Temple at Tulsa, Wednesday, January 17th