Memphis vs. UL-Monroe Betting Picks, Odds & Predictions: Can the Warhawks Keep It Close?

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Jordan Beil, USA Today Sports.

  • Memphis is 15-point betting favorites on the road against Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday.
  • Our college football betting expert analyzes the odds and gives his pick.

Memphis at Louisiana-Monroe Betting Picks, Odds & Predictions

  • Spread: ULM +15
  • Over/Under: 63
  • Time: 3:45 p.m. ET
  • TV: ESPNU

Memphis might be the winner of the least-efficient-but-most-explosive passing attack when all is said and done. The Tigers are No. 9 in the country in pass yards per attempt, yet outside the top 100 in first downs. Brady White and the Tigers offense has been boom or bust.

Memphis may have overlook to Temple in Week 7, but the same applies to UL Monroe, which travels to Texas State just five nights later on Thursday, Oct. 10.

Where the Warhawks have the advantage is defending the explosive pass. ULM has allowed just nine passes to eclipse 20 yards, good enough to rank 16th in the country.

On the other side of the ball, the Warhawks have a decent rushing attack. ULM is 25th in rushing plays of 20 yards or more and average 5.49 yards per rush.

That should be good enough to get into the red zone against Memphis, which ranks 124th in red zone points per attempt.

Pick: ULM +15