College Football Betting - 2007 Memphis Tigers Preview

College football betting fans saw the 2006 Memphis Tigers were a mess going 2-10 straight up and 4-6-1 against the football betting pointspread

College football betting fans think that the 2007 season will be better for Memphis because it can’t be any worse than last year. College football betting fans believe that quarterback Martin Hankins should be better and the team does have good receivers led by Duke Calhoun who had 681 receiving yards and six touchdowns. NCAA Football betting fans know that the offense was nothing special in 2006 but compared to the defense it was great. The defense was one of the worst in memory. It can’t be any worse than last year. NCAA College football betting fans know that the Tigers lost five games by six points or less and the team was not as bad as it seemed although the defense was.

College football betting fans know that the Tigers had gone to a bowl game for three straight years so another season like last year is not going to sit well with Memphis fans. Football betting fans believe that head coach Tommy West needs a bounce back season or he could find himself out of a job. College football betting fans know that the Tigers need to win the close games. They were 0-5 last year in games decided by a touchdown or less.  College football betting fans see that new offensive coordinator Clay Helton was promoted from receivers coach and he has talent to work with. College football betting fans see that the defense has a new coordinator in Rick Kravitz who will install an attacking defense. College football betting fans believe it has to be better than last year when they allowed more than 30 points and 400 yards a game.

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College football betting fans see that the schedule is a good one for Memphis. Football betting players think that the non-conference schedule is easy except for the opener at Mississippi. The team does not have to play Houston or Tulsa so that helps. College football betting fans believe that the best offensive player should be senior RB Joseph Doss. He needs to have a big year. College football betting fans see that the best defensive player could be junior LB Greg Jackson, end Greg Terrell or linebacker Quinton McCrary.

College football betting fans know that a key game is early at Central Florida. College football betting fans believe that if they win that game it may show that there is hope for a good season. The Mississippi road game is probably a loss but they can win at Arkansas State and then at home against Nicholls State before the Central Florida game. A win there would make them 3-1 with three winnable games against Middle Tennessee State, Rice and Tulane to follow. College football betting fans believe that they need to win those games because they finish with East Carolina, So. Miss, UAB and SMU. Football betting fans believe that anything is possible for Memphis this season but a turnaround to a winning season is not out of reach.