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Memphis Tigers vs South Florida Bulls Week 5 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Memphis Tigers on Friday when they take on the South Florida Bulls at Raymond James Stadium in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the South Florida Bulls saw them open at Bovada as 10.5-point underdogs in this college football clash. As of Thursday, South Florida sits at +9 with a game total of 62.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 29-20 win for the Tigers on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Memphis Tigers vs South Florida Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The South Florida Bulls currently sport a record of 1-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-1 ATS. The Memphis Tigers are 4-0 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the South Florida Bulls post a 2-1 over under record this season, while the Memphis Tigers have gone 4-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and South Florida vs Memphis injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the South Florida Bulls rated this week at No. 106 and the Memphis Tigers sitting at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the South Florida Bulls No. 85-ranked offense (27.33 PPG) against a Memphis Tigers defense that ranks No. 89 at 29.25 PPG. The South Florida Bulls passing attack has averaged 155.33 yards per game, less than the Memphis Tigers give up through the air (333.75 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Memphis Tigers own the league's No. 49-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 165 yards per game when on the road. South Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 21 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Hayden Moore led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 557 yards Thursday as the Tigers downed the Bearcats 53-46 at Liberty Bowl.


In their last gridiron battle, Levern Jacobs did much of the damage, producing 107 receiving yards but South Florida managed to defeat the Bulls 35-17 at Byrd Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Memphis is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
  • Memphis is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • South Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of South Florida's last 23 games
  • South Florida is 6-18-1 ATS in its last 25 games at home
  • South Florida is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Memphis home to Mississippi, Saturday, October 17th
South Florida home to Syracuse, Saturday, October 10th