North Texas at UTSA College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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Alamodome is the venue for the game between the North Texas Mean Green and the UTSA Roadrunners on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has North Texas as 18.5 point favorites. The Roadrunners are 3-7-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-4-1. The Mean Green are 4-7-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-9-1.
Valuable North Texas Mean Green Betting Trends
The North Texas Mean Green are 1-9-1 against the over/under
The North Texas Mean Green are 4-7-0 against the spread
Important UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 6-4-1 against the over/under
The UTSA Roadrunners are 3-7-1 against the spread
Key North Texas Mean Green Injuries
10/02/18 RB Loren Easly Leg is out for season
07/28/18 OL Brendon Weatherspoon ACL is out for season
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
11/17/18 CB Clayton Johnson Undisclosed is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Marshall
11/17/18 RB Jalen Rhodes Concussion is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Marshall
11/17/18 CB Stanley Dye Jr. Undisclosed is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Marshall
11/14/18 WR Blaze Moorhead Undisclosed is out for season
11/14/18 QB Cordale Grundy Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Marshall
11/14/18 QB Jordan Weeks None has been named the starter Saturday vs Marshall
11/13/18 QB D.J. Gillins Arm is out for season
11/13/18 OL Dominic Pastucci Undisclosed missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Marshall
11/13/18 TE T.J. King Undisclosed missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Marshall
11/13/18 CB Teddrick McGhee Undisclosed missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Marshall
10/03/18 OL Jalyn Galmore Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The North Texas Mean Green have run for 1,683 yards as a unit, which ranks 83rd in the nation. They've run 388 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Mean Green have been penalized on offense 50 times for 564 yards so far this year, which has them 116th in the country in penalties. They are 16th in Division 1 in points scored with 413. They have run 822 plays this year for 5,158 yards, which ranks them 9th in the nation in total offense. The Mean Green average 6.3 yards per play, which is 29th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 276 1st downs this season, ranking them 8th overall as an offensive unit. Mason Fine has completed 269 throws while attempting 421 passes for a completion percentage of 63.9%. He has passed for 3,414 yards this year. He averages 8.9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 149.7.
The Mean Green rush defense has given up 377 attempts for 1,230 yards this season, putting them in 17th place in the country against the run. They have had 61 penalties for 587 yards on defense this year. That places them 63rd in Division 1. North Texas is 34th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 241. They have given up a total of 3,914 yards on D, which is 42nd in the nation. The Mean Green are 39th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 207 throws on 392 attempts against the North Texas Mean Green defense this season, ranking them 79th and 116th in the country. The North Texas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,684 yards in the air, which is 93rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The North Texas Mean Green have tried 21 field goals this year and made 18, which is 13th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. North Texas Mean Green kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 47 for 50 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,048 yards on 48 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 37th in the NCAA in punting average. North Texas is 93rd in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 183 punt return yards and average 14.1 yards per return, which is 20th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 516 yards on special teams, which puts them 66th in kick return yardage. The Mean Green average 24 yards per kick return and they are 21st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,856.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Roadrunners are 129th in Division 1 in points scored with 149. They have run 694 plays this season for 2,566 yards, which ranks them 119th in the nation in total offense. The UTSA Roadrunners average 3.7 yards per play, which is 129th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 163 1st downs this year, placing them 128th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UTSA has run for 917 yards as a team, which ranks 127th in the country. They've run 323 times, averaging 2.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Roadrunners have been penalized on offense 56 times for 428 yards so far this season, which has them 97th in the nation in penalties. Jordan Weeks has thrown for 241 yards this season. He has completed 26 passes on 58 attempts for a completion percentage of 44.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 85.4. He averages 4.2 yards per pass attempt and 4.5 adjusted yards per throw.
UTSA is 98th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 350. They have surrendered a total of 4,714 yards on D, which is 95th in Division 1. The Roadrunners are ranked 110th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opposing offenses have completed 204 passes on 314 attempts against the UTSA defense this season, placing them 74th and 40th in the country. The UTSA Roadrunners pass defense has also given up a total of 2,983 yards through the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 430 attempts for 1,730 yards this year, putting them in 59th place in D-1 against the run. The Roadrunners have committed 72 penalties for 674 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 97th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
UTSA is ranked 88th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 78 punt return yards and average 5.6 yards per return, which is 108th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 543 yards on special teams, ranking 56th in kick return yardage. The UTSA Roadrunners average 20 yards per kick return and they are 129th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,188. The Roadrunners have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 14, which is 43rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. UTSA kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,005 yards on 70 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 31st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Mean Green/Roadrunners college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mean Green -18.5
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