UTSA at UTEP College Football Picks & Parlay 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
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Sun Bowl is the venue for the game between the UTSA Roadrunners and the UTEP Miners on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has UTSA as 14.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 49. The Miners are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0. The Roadrunners are 2-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-3-0.
Valuable UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The UTSA Roadrunners are 2-4-0 against the spread
Important UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The UTEP Miners are 2-5-0 against the spread
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
10/22/17 CB Teddrick McGhee Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
09/15/17 G Kyle McKinney Knee out for season
08/09/17 DE Solomon Wise Knee out for season
Key UTEP Miners Injuries
10/22/17 RB Quadraiz Wadley Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Tex San Antonio
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UTSA Roadrunners have run for 1,334 yards as a unit, which ranks 44th in the nation. They've run 243 times, averaging 5.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Roadrunners have been penalized on offense 51 times for 456 yards so far this year, which has them 38th in the country in penalties. They are 86th in Division 1 in points scored with 187. They have run 408 plays this year for 2,752 yards, which ranks them 89th in the nation in total offense. The Roadrunners average 6.7 yards per play, which is 19th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 135 1st downs this season, ranking them 97th overall as an offensive unit. Dalton Sturm has completed 103 throws while attempting 155 passes for a completion percentage of 66.5%. He has passed for 1,375 yards this year. He averages 10.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 165.2.
The Roadrunners rush defense has given up 199 attempts for 746 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the country against the run. They have had 31 penalties for 308 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in Division 1. UTSA is 12th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 108. They have given up a total of 1,820 yards on D, which is 3rd in the nation. The Roadrunners are 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 71 throws on 150 attempts against the UTSA Roadrunners defense this season, ranking them 1st and 3rd in the country. The UTSA pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,074 yards in the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UTSA Roadrunners have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 18th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. UTSA Roadrunners kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 956 yards on 24 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 101st in the NCAA in punting average. UTSA is 69th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 12 punt return yards and average 1.2 yards per return, which is 128th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 256 yards on special teams, which puts them 116th in kick return yardage. The Roadrunners average 23 yards per kick return and they are 100th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,020.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miners are 127th in Division 1 in points scored with 86. They have run 391 plays this season for 1,537 yards, which ranks them 121st in the nation in total offense. The UTEP Miners average 3.9 yards per play, which is 129th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 87 1st downs this year, placing them 129th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UTEP has run for 583 yards as a team, which ranks 128th in the country. They've run 190 times, averaging 3.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Miners have been penalized on offense 37 times for 330 yards so far this season, which has them 101st in the nation in penalties. Ryan Metz has thrown for 402 yards this season. He has completed 45 passes on 91 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 81.4. He averages 4.4 yards per pass attempt and 2.7 adjusted yards per throw.
UTEP is 118th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 265. They have surrendered a total of 3,220 yards on D, which is 101st in Division 1. The Miners are ranked 118th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 131 passes on 191 attempts against the UTEP defense this season, placing them 67th and 17th in the country. The UTEP Miners pass defense has also given up a total of 1,594 yards through the air, which is 68th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 306 attempts for 1,626 yards this year, putting them in 111th place in D-1 against the run. The Miners have committed 45 penalties for 404 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 74th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
UTEP is ranked 91st in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 52 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 80th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 464 yards on special teams, ranking 37th in kick return yardage. The UTEP Miners average 21 yards per kick return and they are 129th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,053. The Miners have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 1, which is 129th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 25%. UTEP kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 11 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,049 yards on 47 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 37th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Miners +14.5 and over 49 total points
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