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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Army Black Knights Underdogs vs Owls at Temple

The Temple Owls will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Army Black Knights at Lincoln Financial Field in Week 1 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Temple Owls were listed as -21.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 34-15 win for the Owls on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Army Black Knights vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Temple Owls sport a record of 0-0 and 0-0 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Army Black Knights sit at 0-0 and 0-0 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 0-0 for the Owls and 0-0 for the Black Knights. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Temple vs Army injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 35-rated Temple Owls and the No. 97-ranked Army Black Knights, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Temple Owls No. -ranked offense ( PPG) against a Army Black Knights defense that ranks No. at PPG. The Temple Owls passing attack has averaged yards per game, more than the Army Black Knights give up through the air ( YPG on average).

Defensively, the Army Black Knights feature the league's No. 51-rated road run defense, allowing 167.67 yards per game. Temple, meanwhile, ranks No. 91 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Edgar Poe was good for 121 receiving yards in the Black Knights's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 21-17 to the Black Knights.

The Owls suffered a Week P loss against Toledo in their last game, falling 32-17 at FAU Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Army is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Army is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Army's last 8 games
  • Army is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Temple is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Temple is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Temple's last 5 games
  • Temple is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Army home to Rice, Saturday, September 10th
Temple home to Stony Brook, Saturday, September 10th