Saturday, October 22, 2016
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The UTEP Miners take on the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Alamodome. The opening line for this game has Texas San Antonio as 7 point favorites. This season the Miners are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Roadrunners have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
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Zack Greenlee finished with 191 yards through the air for UTEP last week. He completed 17 passes out of 39 attempts for a 44% completion percentage. The Miners were led in rushing by Aaron Jones, who finished with 73 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Cole Freytag was the team leader in receiving with a total of 68 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game UTEP got a total of 16 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 330 yards for the game. The Miners ran for 139 yards on 24 attempts.
Dalton Sturm finished with 209 yards passing for Texas San Antonio last week. He went 17 for 25, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Roadrunners were led on the ground by Jalen Rhodes, who finished with 79 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Josh Stewart led the team in receiving with 103 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 52 yards per reception. Texas San Antonio had 16 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 63 total plays for 334 yards for the contest. The Roadrunners ran for 125 yards on 38 carries as a team.
UTEP scores 15.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 127th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.2 passes on 29 attempts for a 55.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 177.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 108th in college football. The Miners run for an average of 155.5 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 86th in the nation. They also run 61 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 333 yards per game, ranking their offense 118th overall this season. The Miners average 16 first downs per game which ranks them 125th in the country. They accumulate 55.7 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties, which ranks 63rd in the nation.
UTEP allows 205.5 passing yards per game, ranking 38th in D-1, and they allow 37.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 119th. They give up 17.2 completions on 27.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.2. The Miners allow 231.7 rushing yards per game on 42.3 carries for an average of 5.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 115th in the country. UTEP allows 437.2 total yards per game including 6.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 97th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.2 penalties for 44 yards per game, ranking them 21st among D-1 teams.
Texas San Antonio averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 85th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.2 passes per game on 27.8 attempts for a 61.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 227.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 74th in Division 1. The Roadrunners run for an average of 141.5 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 100th on the ground. They also run 62.8 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 369 yards per game, ranking them 100th in the country on offense. The Roadrunners get an average of 17.2 first downs per game, which ranks 118th in the nation. They average 61.2 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, ranking them 44th in college football.
Texas San Antonio allows an average of 222.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 60th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 24.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 47th in the nation. They give up 17.5 completions on 33.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.8 per game. The Roadrunners allow 183.5 rushing yards per contest on 41.3 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 85th in the country. Texas San Antonio allows 406.2 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 68th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 47.7 yards in each contest, ranking 35th in the nation.
UTEP Betting Trends
UTEP is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
UTEP has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Texas San Antonio Betting Trends
Texas San Antonio is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Texas San Antonio has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/16/16 OL Jerome Daniels Back "?" Saturday vs. Tex San Antonio
10/16/16 QB Ryan Metz Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Tex San Antonio
08/29/16 RB Treyvon Hughes Knee out for season
Texas San Antonio
09/20/16 RB Halen Steward Leg out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Texas San Antonio
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