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Memphis Tigers @ North Texas Mean Green
Current Records: Memphis 5-2, North Texas 3-4
How To Watch
When: Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 3 p.m. ETWhere: DATCU Stadium — Denton, TexasTV: ESPN+Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $11.00
What to Know
North Texas will be in front of their home fans on Saturday, but a look at the spread shows they might need that home-field advantage. The North Texas Mean Green and the Memphis Tigers will face off in an American Athletic battle at 3:00 p.m. ET at DATCU Stadium.
Last Saturday, North Texas couldn’t handle Tulane and fell 35-28.
Chandler Rogers put forth a good effort for the losing side as he threw for 343 yards and two touchdowns.
Meanwhile, Memphis’ game on Saturday was all tied up 21-21 at the half, but luckily for them it didn’t stay that way. They were the clear victor by a 45-21 margin over UAB. The result was nothing new for Memphis, who have now won three contests by 24 points or more so far this season.
Blake Watson and Seth Henigan were among the main playmakers for Memphis as the former rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown and the latter threw for 159 yards and two touchdowns. Brandon Thomas also deserves a shout-out for his two touchdowns.
North Texas now has a losing record at 3-4. As for Memphis, their win bumped their record up to 5-2.
While only Memphis took care of their fans the last time they played, both teams pleased bettors by covering the spread. Looking forward, Memphis is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by seven points. North Texas might be worth a quick bet since they’ve covered the spread the last three times they’ve played.
North Texas came up short against Memphis when the teams last played back in September of 2022, falling 44-34. Will North Texas have more luck at home instead of on the road?
Memphis is a solid 7-point favorite against North Texas, according to the latest college football odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Tigers as a 7.5-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 68 points.
Memphis won the only game these two teams have played in the last year.
Sep 24, 2022 – Memphis 44 vs. North Texas 34