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Knights visit Temple Owls in Week 7 College Football Betting Clash

The Temple Owls will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Central Florida Knights at Lincoln Financial Field in Week 7 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Temple Owls in this one found them as -18-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 30-14 result in favor of the Owls. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Central Florida Knights vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Temple battles the Central Florida Knights, currently with a 0-6 mark (0-6 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-3 for the Owls and 2-3-1 for the Central Florida Knights. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Temple vs Central Florida injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 27-rated Temple Owls and the No. 65-rated Central Florida Knights in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Temple's No. 40-ranked offense, averaging 34.4 PPG, against a Central Florida defense that ranks No. 88 this week at 29.67 PPG. The Temple aerial game is averaging 195.8 yards per game, less than the Central Florida Knights secondary allows through the air, 251.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Central Florida Knights own the league's No. 57-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 172 yards per game when on the road. Temple, on the other hand, rates No. 105 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Central Florida didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Huskies as Connecticut blasted them 40-13 in Week 6 action.

Temple cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 49-10 score against Tulane at Lincoln Financial Field.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Central Florida home to Houston, Saturday, October 24th
Temple at East Carolina, Thursday, October 22nd