UTEP at North Texas College Football Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
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The UTEP Miners travel to Apogee Stadium to take on the North Texas Mean Green on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has North Texas as 21 point favorites. The Miners have an ATS record of 2-7-0 while their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Mean Green have an over/under record of 6-3-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The UTEP Miners are 2-7-0 against the spread
Important North Texas Mean Green Betting Trends
The North Texas Mean Green are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The North Texas Mean Green are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key UTEP Miners Injuries
11/04/17 DB Devin Cockrell Undisclosed is "?"
11/04/17 LB Dylan Parsee Undisclosed is "?"
09/12/17 WR Alan Busey Shoulder out for season
09/12/17 OL Greg Long Leg out for season
09/12/17 LB Jayson VanHook Shoulder out for season
09/12/17 DB Khalil Rashaad-Brown Achilles out for season
09/01/17 DL Chris Richardson Eligibility out for season
Key North Texas Mean Green Injuries
11/04/17 LB Joshua Wheeler Undisclosed is "?"
11/04/17 DL Sid Moore Undisclosed is "?"
09/27/17 QB Devlin Isadore Left Team out for season
08/16/17 DT Bryce English Foot out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UTEP Miners are 128th in Division 1 in points scored with 103. They have run 501 plays this season for 1,917 yards, which ranks them 122nd in the nation in total offense. The Miners average 3.8 yards per play, which is 129th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 103 1st downs this year, placing them 129th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UTEP has run for 782 yards as a team, which ranks 128th in the country. They've run 248 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Miners have been penalized on offense 47 times for 441 yards so far this season, which has them 99th in the nation in penalties. Ryan Metz has thrown for 450 yards this season. He has completed 55 passes on 114 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 77.3. He averages 3.9 yards per pass attempt and 2.5 adjusted yards per throw.
UTEP is 116th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 326. They have surrendered a total of 4,013 yards on D, which is 106th in Division 1. The Miners are ranked 108th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opposing offenses have completed 162 passes on 251 attempts against the UTEP Miners defense this season, placing them 65th and 26th in the country. The UTEP pass defense has also given up a total of 1,972 yards through the air, which is 60th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 384 attempts for 2,041 yards this year, putting them in 119th place in D-1 against the run. The Miners have committed 62 penalties for 543 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 85th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
UTEP is ranked 84th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 54 punt return yards and average 4.5 yards per return, which is 104th in college football. They have returned 29 kicks for 642 yards on special teams, ranking 30th in kick return yardage. The Miners average 22 yards per kick return and they are 129th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,613. The UTEP Miners have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 2, which is 129th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40%. UTEP Miners kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 13 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,758 yards on 63 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 26th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Mean Green have run for 1,667 yards as a team, which ranks 47th in the nation. They've run 341 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Mean Green have been penalized on offense 48 times for 429 yards so far this year, which has them 92nd in the country in penalties. They are 26th in Division 1 in points scored with 323. They have run 665 plays this year for 4,292 yards, which ranks them 21st in the nation in total offense. The North Texas Mean Green average 6.5 yards per play, which is 21st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 218 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Mason Fine has completed 200 throws while attempting 316 passes for a completion percentage of 63.3%. He has passed for 2,591 yards this year. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 145.3.
The North Texas Mean Green rush defense has given up 369 attempts for 1,615 yards this season, putting them in 82nd place in the country against the run. They have had 45 penalties for 402 yards on defense this year. That places them 36th in Division 1. North Texas is 115th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 326. They have given up a total of 3,898 yards on D, which is 97th in the nation. The Mean Green are 76th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 168 throws on 310 attempts against the North Texas defense this season, ranking them 73rd and 106th in the country. The North Texas Mean Green pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,283 yards in the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The North Texas Mean Green have tried 15 field goals this year and made 13, which is 33rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87%. North Texas kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 36 for 37 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,375 yards on 35 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 106th in the NCAA in punting average. North Texas is 80th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 83 punt return yards and average 6.9 yards per return, which is 69th in D-1. They have returned 26 kicks for 478 yards on special teams, which puts them 73rd in kick return yardage. The Mean Green average 18 yards per kick return and they are 22nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,853.
Who will win tonight's Miners/Mean Green college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Miners +21
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