Saturday, September 10, 2016
Texas Memorial Stadium
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The UTEP Miners take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Texas Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Texas as 26 point favorites and the over/under was set at 59. This season the Miners are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Longhorns have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Zack Greenlee finished with 229 yards through the air for UTEP last week. He completed 15 passes out of 27 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Miners were led in rushing by Aaron Jones, who finished with 249 yards on 31 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Cole Freytag was the team leader in receiving with a total of 95 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. As a team in that game UTEP got a total of 28 first downs by way of 13 rushing, 11 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 77 total plays for 518 yards for the game. The Miners ran for 289 yards on 49 attempts.
Shane Buechele finished with 280 yards through the air for Texas last week. He completed 16 passes out of 26 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led in rushing by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 131 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. John Burt was the team leader in receiving with a total of 111 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Texas got a total of 26 first downs by way of 14 rushing, 10 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 86 total plays for 517 yards for the game. The Longhorns ran for 237 yards on 59 attempts.
UTEP scores 38 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 50th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15 passes on 28 attempts for a 53.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 229 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 62nd in college football. The Miners run for an average of 289 yards per game on 49 attempts for an average of 5.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 18th in the nation. They also run 77 plays per contest and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 518 yards per game, ranking their offense 32nd overall this season. The Miners average 28 first downs per game which ranks them 22nd in the country. They accumulate 56 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 55th in the nation.
UTEP allows 206 passing yards per game, ranking 70th in D-1, and they allow 22 points per contest on defense, which ranks 78th. They give up 17 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 41.5. The Miners allow 139 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 74th in the country. UTEP allows 345 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 70th in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 40 yards per game, ranking them 47th among D-1 teams.
Texas averages 50 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 26th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16 passes per game on 27 attempts for a 59.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 280 yards through the air per game, ranking them 36th in Division 1. The Longhorns run for an average of 237 yards per game on 59 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 40th on the ground. They also run 86 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 517 yards per game, ranking them 33rd in the country on offense. The Longhorns get an average of 26 first downs per game, which ranks 29th in the nation. They average 104 penalty yards per game via 11 penalties, ranking them 9th in college football.
Texas allows an average of 238 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 83rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 47 points per contest, which has them ranked 119th in the nation. They give up 17 completions on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7 per game. The Longhorns allow 206 rushing yards per contest on 46 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 102nd in the country. Texas allows 444 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 96th in D-1. They force 0 turnovers per contest and 8 penalties for 64 yards in each contest, ranking 88th in the nation.
UTEP Betting Trends
UTEP is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
UTEP has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/05/16 QB Zack Greenlee Knee injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Texas
09/04/16 DL Christian Richardson Foot "?" Saturday vs. Texas
09/04/16 OL John De La Rosa Knee "?" Saturday vs. Texas
08/29/16 RB Treyvon Hughes Knee out for season
09/05/16 RB Kirk Johnson Knee "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
09/01/16 OL Buck Major Finger out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR Lorenzo Joe Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Texas
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