Memphis Football: Tigers look to ruin UCF’s perfect season
The Memphis Tigers will have a good chance to ruin UCF’s hopes of another perfect season, as the two face off on Saturday. Here are our sitewide predictions for that game!
The Memphis Tigers have a huge game on Saturday as they play an undefeated UCF squad. UCF comes into this game ranked at No. 10 in the country. A win in this game would be huge for the Tigers, picking up a win against a top 10 team.
Both of these teams have high powered offenses, so this should be a fun one with a lot of scoring. UCF’s McKenzie Milton has shown out, passing the ball for 1,501 yards on 102-171 passing, including 15 touchdowns and four interceptions. Brady White for Memphis has passed for 1,549 yards on 108-156 passing, adding on 15 touchdowns and one interception.
The Tigers have the best running back in the nation right now in Darrell Henderson. Henderson has rushed the ball 79 times for 934 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Stetson Marlin’s Prediction:
Last year’s matchup between these two teams was an instant classic. This year’s Memphis team looks a little different than last year’s squad, but this game should still be a high scoring affair. Offense will be at a maximum this game with White and Milton moving the ball down the field. Henderson should also have a good game for the Tigers, keeping Memphis in this game giving them a chance to pull off the upset. I don’t think that will be enough though, as UCF will keep their perfect season alive.
UCF 52 – Memphis 42
Austin Wright’s Prediction:
Memphis comes into their game against UCF being ranked No. 6 in the nation for total offense while UCF comes in ranked No. 3. These two teams will throw so many points on the board that it may break. Bettors should surely take the over in this matchup. For Memphis to win, their defense will have to make key stops if they want to come anywhere near a win. The Tigers will be riding high after crushing UCONN and will have the home crowd on their side. Memphis will pull off the stunner against UCF.
Memphis 52 – UCF 49