UTSA at Texas State College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium
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The Texas State Bobcats host the UTSA Roadrunners at Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has UTSA as 14 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46.5. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 0-3-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread. The Roadrunners have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
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Valuable UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The UTSA Roadrunners are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
09/17/17 TE Robert Ursua Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
09/17/17 CB Teddrick McGhee Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
09/15/17 G Kyle McKinney Knee out for season
08/09/17 DE Solomon Wise Knee out for season
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
08/16/17 CB Anthony Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UTSA Roadrunners have run for 387 yards as a team, which ranks 89th in college football. They've run 84 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Roadrunners have been penalized on offense 19 times for 153 yards so far this season, which has them 51st in the country in penalties. They are 96th in the nation in points scored with 68. They have run 134 plays this season for 877 yards, which ranks them 105th in Division 1 in total offense. The Roadrunners average 6.5 yards per play, which is 34th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 45 1st downs this year, placing them 108th overall as an offensive unit. Dalton Sturm averages 10.6 yards per pass attempt and 13.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 34 passes on 42 attempts for a completion percentage of 81%. His quarterback rating this year is 217.5. He has thrown for 447 yards this season.
The Roadrunners rush defense has allowed 64 attempts for 221 yards this year, putting them in 11th place in D-1 against the run. UTSA has committed 14 penalties for 123 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 42nd in college football. They are 12th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 27. They have surrendered a total of 423 yards on D, which is 5th in the country. The Roadrunners are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 3.6. Opposing offenses have completed 20 passes on 53 attempts against the UTSA Roadrunners defense this season, placing them 3rd and 9th in Division 1. The UTSA pass defense has also given up a total of 202 yards through the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UTSA Roadrunners have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 2, which is 96th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. UTSA Roadrunners kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 8 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 317 yards on 8 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 93rd in Division 1 in punting average. UTSA is ranked 67th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 6 punt return yards and average 1.2 yards per return, which is 109th in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 78 yards on special teams, ranking 109th in kick return yardage. The Roadrunners average 16 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the country in all-purpose yards with 961.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bobcats are 125th in the country in points scored with 36. They have run 206 plays this year for 958 yards, which ranks them 98th in Division 1 in total offense. The Texas State Bobcats average 4.7 yards per play, which is 114th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 51 1st downs this season, ranking them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas State has run for 436 yards as a unit, which ranks 84th in college football. They've run 125 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. Texas State has been penalized on offense 16 times for 153 yards so far this year, which has them 79th in the country in penalties. Damian Williams has passed for 490 yards this year. He's completed 47 throws while attempting 79 passes for a completion percentage of 59.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 108.2. He averages 4.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.2 yards per pass attempt.
Texas State is 69th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 68. They have given up a total of 971 yards on D, which is 55th in D-1. The Bobcats are 39th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 61 throws on 98 attempts against the Texas State defense this season, ranking them 83rd and 77th in the nation. The Texas State Bobcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 705 yards in the air, which is 76th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 110 attempts for 266 yards this season, putting them in 25th place in the country against the run. The Bobcats have had 22 penalties for 205 yards on defense this year. That places them 102nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas State is 58th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 28 punt return yards and average 5.6 yards per return, which is 71st in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 71 yards on special teams, which puts them 114th in kick return yardage. The Texas State Bobcats average 18 yards per kick return and they are 108th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,057. The Bobcats have tried 7 field goals this year and made 5, which is 27th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Texas State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this season. Their punters have accumulated 859 yards on 20 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 53rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Roadrunners/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Roadrunners -14
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