Memphis's Patrick Taylor Jr. (leg) is improving with his rehab but his availability for Saturday's game at Temple has yet to be determined, Evan Barnes of the Memphis Commercial Appeal reports. ANALYSIS Taylor has missed all the games except for the opener with a lower leg injury and has yet to even log any sort of practice since the issue transpired. While Taylor does have the option to redshirt this season, there have not been any discussions about that being a possibility. He continues to head in the right direction in terms of his recovery but will not step onto the field until he's 100 percent healthy.
Although Memphis is undefeated they have had a pretty soft schedule and I think Temple will bow up here at home and keep things close. Temple has a top 20 defense that should do enough to slow the untested Tigers. In a close game you've got to take the points here.
Covers community free betting prediction for Temple Owls (51% consensus). Since experiencing a quiet season opener, the offense for No. 20 Memphis has lit it up over the last four games. The high-octane Tigers likely will face a challenge Saturday when they visit Temple in American Athletic Conference action... http://bit.ly/2pyi76i