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Knights vs Tigers Betting Matchup Report

Memphis TigersCentral Florida Knights
Oct 29, 4:00 PM | Grass of Bright House Networks Stadium

Memphis Tigers vs Central Florida Knights Odds


The Knights will try to win and cover the spread at Bright House Networks Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Tigers in Week 9 action.

The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Knights are 2-5 ATS. Memphis is 2-6 on the totals; Central Florida is 2-5.

View Memphis vs Central Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: If you're going with the Knights in this one, they're listed as 28-point favorites on the betting line for the contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Knights and the No. 120-ranked Tigers, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 32-5 result in favor of the Knights.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Central Florida's No. 76-ranked offense (25.1 PPG) against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 106 at 34 PPG. The Knights passing attack has averaged 237.3 yards per game, less than the Tigers give up through the air (313 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Tigers own the league's No. 66-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 174.5 yards per game when on the road. Central Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 14 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Last time out for Memphis, they were a 33-17 winner as they battled Tulane on the road. Memphis covered in the match as a 12.5-point underdog, while 50 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Central Florida lost its last outing, a 26-24 result against UAB on October 20. Central Florida failed to cover in that game as a 17-point favorite, while the 50 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing in October are 1-9
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 1-9

Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Tigers at Knights trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games on the road
Memphis is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Central Florida
Memphis is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Central Florida's last 5 games at home
Central Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Memphis
Central Florida is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Central Florida's last 10 games

Next up:
Memphis home to UAB, Saturday, November 12
Central Florida home to Tulsa, Saturday, November 5