Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners take on the Rice Owls on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Rice Stadium. The opening line for this game has Rice as 1.5 point favorites. This season the Roadrunners are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Owls have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
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Dalton Sturm finished with 193 yards through the air for Texas San Antonio last week. He completed 10 passes out of 12 attempts for a 83% completion percentage. The Roadrunners were led in rushing by Jalen Rhodes, who finished with 165 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 12 yards per carry. Josh Stewart was the team leader in receiving with a total of 85 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 43 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas San Antonio got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 2 came through the air. They ran 47 total plays for 532 yards for the game. The Roadrunners ran for 339 yards on 35 attempts.
Tyler Stehling finished with 100 yards passing for Rice last week. He went 14 for 18, resulting in a 78% completion percentage. The Owls were led on the ground by Samuel Stewart, who finished with 132 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Temi Alaka led the team in receiving with 65 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 33 yards per reception. Rice had 19 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 65 total plays for 346 yards for the contest. The Owls ran for 180 yards on 45 carries as a team.
Texas San Antonio scores 28.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 68th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.2 passes on 28.4 attempts for a 60.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 231.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 68th in college football. The Roadrunners run for an average of 144.8 yards per game on 34.4 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 99th in the nation. They also run 62.8 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 376 yards per game, ranking their offense 99th overall this season. The Roadrunners average 17.4 first downs per game which ranks them 118th in the country. They accumulate 61.4 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 43rd in the nation.
Texas San Antonio allows 219.8 passing yards per game, ranking 58th in D-1, and they allow 26.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 63rd. They give up 16.4 completions on 32.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50.6. The Roadrunners allow 197.4 rushing yards per game on 43.2 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 97th in the country. Texas San Antonio allows 417.2 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 76th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties for 53.2 yards per game, ranking them 57th among D-1 teams.
Rice averages 20.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 115th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.4 passes per game on 30.8 attempts for a 56.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 162.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 111th in Division 1. The Owls run for an average of 173.2 yards per game on 40.2 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 69th on the ground. They also run 71 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for a total of 335.8 yards per game, ranking them 117th in the country on offense. The Owls get an average of 18.6 first downs per game, which ranks 105th in the nation. They average 56.8 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 59th in college football.
Rice allows an average of 355 passing yards per game, which ranks 127th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 40.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 122nd in the nation. They give up 19 completions on 29.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2 per game. The Owls allow 213.4 rushing yards per contest on 45.8 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 104th in the country. Rice allows 568.4 total yards per game for an average of 7.5 yards per play, which ranks 128th in D-1. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 7.6 penalties for 66.8 yards in each contest, ranking 112th in the nation.
Texas San Antonio Betting Trends
Texas San Antonio is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Texas San Antonio has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Rice Betting Trends
Rice is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Rice has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
Texas San Antonio
09/20/16 RB Halen Steward Leg out for season
09/07/16 OL Connor Patterson Leg out for season
08/30/16 CB Justin Bickham Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Texas San Antonio
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