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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Charlotte 49ers Underdogs vs Owls at Temple

A key Week 4 battle has the visiting Charlotte 49ers travelling to Temple on Saturday to face the Owls.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Temple Owls pegged as -29.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Owls to win this game on Saturday 36-10. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Charlotte 49ers vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Temple battles the Charlotte 49ers, currently with a 1-2 mark (1-2 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 1-2 for the Owls and 2-1 for the Charlotte 49ers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Temple vs Charlotte injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 61-rated Temple Owls and the No. 128-rated Charlotte 49ers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Temple's No. 90-ranked offense, averaging 26 PPG, against a Charlotte defense that ranks No. 118 this week at 40.33 PPG. The Temple aerial game is averaging 192.67 yards per game, less than the Charlotte 49ers secondary allows through the air, 332.67 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Charlotte 49ers own the league's No. 91-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 272 yards per game when on the road. Temple, on the other hand, rates No. 110 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Robert Washington ran through the Eastern Michigan defense for 120 yards in Charlotte's last game, but the 49ers still lost a 37-19 decision at Jerry Richardson Stadium.

In their last game, the Owls were Week 3 losers coming out on the wrong end of 34-27 score against Penn State.

Betting Trends
  • Charlotte is 1-6-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Charlotte is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 7 games
  • Charlotte is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Temple is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Temple is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
  • Temple is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Temple's last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

Charlotte home to Old Dominion, Saturday, October 1st
Temple home to SMU, Saturday, October 1st