Temple vs. SMU Free Pick
One week after nearly pulling off an upset against Notre Dame, Temple will look to avoid a letdown when it visits SMU tonight at 8:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Mybookie.ag, the Owls are 13-point road favorites versus the Mustangs after SMU opened as a 14-point home dog. As for the total, it opened at 58.5 but was bet all the way down to 51.
After losing its first game of the year last Saturday, Temple is now 7-1 but is 6-2 against the spread after covering as a home underdog versus the Irish last weekend. SMU has struggled this season and is now 1-7 straight up but is 4-4 at the betting window. The Mustangs are just 2-3 ATS at home while the Owls are 3-1 ATS on the road.
The Owls are 4-1 against the spread in their last five conference games and are 4-1 ATS in their last five road games. On the other side, the Mustangs are 1-4 against the number in their last five games overall, are 2-5 ATS in their last seven conference games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games. SMU’s season has been over for a month and despite possessing a threating offense, the Mustangs will struggle against Temple’s defense. SMU also has zero defense.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 10 FREE PICK: TEMPLE OWLS -13