Missouri vs. Memphis: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – September 23, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 17, 2023

The The Dome at America’s Center in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri will play host to the Missouri Tigers (3-0) and the Memphis Tigers (3-0) on September 23, 2023, starting at 7:30 PM ET, airing on ESPNU. The Missouri Tigers are a 6.5-point favorite in the matchup. The over/under is set at 52 in the outing.

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Missouri vs. Memphis Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Missouri -6.5 -110 -110 52 -110 -110

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Computer Pick

Computer picks for Missouri vs Memphis
ATS Total Score prediction
Memphis (+6.5) Under (52) Memphis 27 Missouri 21

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

Missouri Memphis
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 29.3 (77) 40.3 (28)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 18.7 (44) 13.7 (20)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 1 (4) 5 (77)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 1 (123) 7 (12)

Missouri vs. Memphis Betting Insights

Missouri Stats and Trends

  • Missouri has covered once in three chances against the spread this season.
  • The Missouri Tigers have not covered the spread this season (0-2 ATS) when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites.
  • So far this season, two Missouri games have hit the over.
  • So far this season, one of the Tigers contests has gone over 52 points.
  • Mizzou’s games this season have had an average of 46.7 points, 5.3 fewer than this matchup’s over/under.

Memphis Stats and Trends

  • Memphis has won one game against the spread this year.
  • Memphis games have gone over the point total twice this year.
  • The Tigers have combined with their opponent to score more than 52 points only twice this season.
  • Memphis has a 54.8-point average over/under in their matchups this season, 2.8 more points than this game’s total.

Missouri Players to Watch

  • Brady Cook has thrown for 732 yards while completing 72% of his passes (54-of-75), with five touchdowns and zero interceptions this year (244.0 yards per game).
  • Cody Schrader has churned out a team-best 280 rushing yards (93.3 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Nathaniel Peat has run for 121 yards on 29 carries (40.3 yards per game), with one touchdown on the ground this year. He also has four catches for 81 yards (27.0 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Luther Burden III has 22 catches, leading his team with 327 yards (109.0 ypg) while hauling in three touchdowns this season.
  • Theo Wease Jr. has tacked on 107 yards (on 11 catches) and one touchdown.
  • This season Mookie Collier has caught five passes for 84 yards, averaging 42.0 receiving yards per game.

Memphis Players to Watch

  • Seth Henigan has passed for 791 yards while completing 71% of his throws (71-of-100), with five touchdowns and three interceptions (263.7 yards per game). He’s also rushed 22 times for 47 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 15.7 yards per game.
  • Blake Watson has churned out a team-high 295 rushing yards (98.3 yards per game) and scored four touchdowns. He has added 15 catches for 130 yards (43.3 receiving yards per game).
  • Sutton Smith has 127 yards on 27 carries (42.3 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns.
  • Roc Taylor has 15 catches, leading his team with 154 yards (51.3 ypg) while hauling in one touchdown this season.
  • DeMeer Blankumsee has contributed with 130 yards on eight catches and one touchdown. He puts up 43.3 receiving yards per game this year.

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