Saturday, October 10, 2015
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The UTEP Miners matchup against the Florida International Golden Panthers on Saturday at FIU Stadium. The opening line for this game has FIU as 13 point favorites and the over/under was set at 50.
UTEP was led in passing last game by Ryan Metz, who finished with 212 yards through the air. He went 22 for 48 on the game, good for a 46% completion percentage. Ryan Metz led the Miners in rushing with 26 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 8 rushing attempts for the game. Jaquan White led the team in receiving. He had a total of 77 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game UTEP totaled 275 yards by way of 72 plays. They rushed the ball 22 times for a total of 59 yards on the game and the Miners totaled 14 first downs by getting 1 rushing, 12 passing and 1 by penalty.
Florida International was led in passing last game by Alex McGough, who finished with 115 yards through the air. He went 22 for 34 on the game, good for a 65% completion percentage. Alex Gardner led the Golden Panthers in rushing with 59 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 17 rushing attempts for the game. Alex Gardner led the team in receiving. He had a total of 58 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 6 yards per catch in the game. Florida International totaled 188 yards by way of 63 plays. They rushed the ball 29 times for a total of 73 yards on the game and the Golden Panthers totaled 13 first downs by getting 5 rushing, 6 passing and 2 by penalty.
UTEP is averaging 23.2 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 20.2 passes per game on 32.2 attempts for a 62.7 percent completion percentage and average 219.4 yards in the passing department per game. The Miners are averaging 138.8 rushing yards per game on 35.4 attempts per contest for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. They run 67.6 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 358.2 total yards each outing. The Miners get 17.6 first downs per game and they average 55.8 penalty yards via 6 penalties each contest.
UTEP gives up 41.2 points per contest and an average of 306.2 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17.6 completed passes on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 55. The Miners give up 186.6 rushing yards per contest on 35.2 carries for a 5.3 average per carry. UTEP allows 492.8 total yards per game including 7.3 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 68.6 yards per game.
Florida International is putting 21.4 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 25.2 passes per game on 39.8 attempts for a 63.3 percent completion percentage and average 232.6 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Golden Panthers rush for an average of 124 yards per contest on 32.4 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry for the season. They run 72.2 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 356.6 total yards per game. The Golden Panthers are averaging 18.6 first downs per outing and accumulate 65 penalty yards via 7.6 penalties each game.
Florida International surrenders 23 points per game and 248.6 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completed passes per game on 35.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.8. The Golden Panthers give up 133.4 rushing yards per game on 37 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Florida International allows 382 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 7.2 penalties for 52.8 yards in each contest.
UTEP Betting Trends
UTEP is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
UTEP has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Florida International Betting Trends
Florida International is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Florida International has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/30/15 DE Luke Elsner Back out for season
09/29/15 WR Donovan Walker Personal quit the team
09/22/15 QB Mack Leftwich Concussion out indefinitely
09/17/15 RB Aaron Jones Ankle out for season
08/25/15 S Devin Cockrell Knee out indefinitely
10/04/15 DB Jordan Davis Knee "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
10/04/15 LB Treyvon Williams Knee "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
09/30/15 LB Davison Colimon Pectoral out for season
09/17/15 S Shermarke Spence Arm out indefinitely
09/02/15 WR Shawn Abrams Undisclosed expected to miss 3-4 weeks
08/22/15 RB Napoleon Maxwell ACL out for season
08/21/15 OL Jordan Budwig Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Florida International
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