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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - SMU Mustangs Underdogs vs Tigers at Memphis

The SMU Mustangs will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Tigers in Memphis at Liberty Bowl on Saturday in Week 12 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Memphis Tigers were sitting as -11-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 45-33 result in favor of the Tigers on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

SMU Mustangs vs Memphis Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Memphis will face the 6-4 SMU Mustangs, who own a 6-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Memphis Tigers are 6-3 so far this season while the Mustangs are 5-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Memphis vs SMU injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 28-rated Memphis Tigers and the No. 73-ranked SMU Mustangs, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Memphis's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 42.33 PPG, against a SMU defense that ranks No. 102 this week at 32.2 PPG. The Memphis aerial game is averaging 329.44 yards per game, more than the SMU Mustangs secondary allows through the air, 263.6 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the SMU Mustangs own the league's No. 128-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 331.75 yards per game when on the road. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 41 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Last time we saw the Golden Hurricane, they had no answer for Darrell Henderson as the Tigers rolled to a 41-14 victory at Chapman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Methodist is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 5 games
  • Southern Methodist is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Southern Methodist's last 8 games on the road
  • Memphis is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Memphis is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

SMU home to Tulane, Saturday, November 25th
Memphis home to East Carolina, Saturday, November 25th