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Temple favored by 19 against Buffalo on Saturday

Buffalo BullsTemple Owls
Oct 15, 1:00 PM | Grass of Lincoln Financial Field

Buffalo Bulls vs Temple Owls Odds


Week 7 action on Saturday will see the Owls looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Bulls visit Lincoln Financial Field.

The Owls are 4-2 so far on the season, and 5-1 ATS vs. the number. The Bulls, meanwhile, are 2-4 and 4-2 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Temple go 1-5 and the Bulls go 2-4 on the totals.

View Buffalo vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the Owls in this one will find them as 19-point favorites. Check back soon to see where the over under opens.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Owls - Bulls odds would favor the Owls if the lines were set according to power ranks. Temple is rated No. 15 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Bulls sit at No. 105. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 43-16 win for the Owls.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Temple's No. 49-ranked offense, averaging 31 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 70 this week at 27.5 PPG. The Owls aerial game is averaging 157 yards per game, less than the Bulls secondary allows through the air, 213.7 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 90-rated road run defense, allowing 201.3 yards per game. Temple, meanwhile, ranks No. 71 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 38-37 winner as they battled Ohio at home. Buffalo covered in the match as a 8.5-point underdog, while 75 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Temple was a 42-0 winner in its last match on the road against Ball State. They covered the 9.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 42 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 2-8

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few Bulls at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Buffalo's last 9 games
Buffalo is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Buffalo is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
Buffalo is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Temple
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Temple's last 5 games
Temple is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
Temple is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Buffalo home to Northern Illinois, Saturday, October 22
Temple at Bowling Green, Saturday, October 22