Texas State at UTSA College Football Picks and Predictions 9/21/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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The UTSA Roadrunners host the Texas State Bobcats at Alamodome on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has UTSA as 7 point favorites. The Roadrunners have an over/under record of 3-0-0 and they are 0-2-1 against the spread. The Bobcats have an ATS record of 0-2-1 while their over/under record is 2-1-0.
Valuable Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 0-2-1 against the spread
Important UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The UTSA Roadrunners are 0-2-1 against the spread
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
08/05/18 RB Anthony Smith ACL is out for season
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas State Bobcats have run for 542 yards as a team, which ranks 65th in college football. They've run 132 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 29 times for 237 yards so far this season, which has them 6th in the country in penalties. They are 93rd in the nation in points scored with 74. They have run 218 plays this season for 1,097 yards, which ranks them 96th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bobcats average 5 yards per play, which is 111th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 56 1st downs this year, placing them 86th overall as an offensive unit. Willie Jones III averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 40 passes on 78 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 114.5. He has thrown for 517 yards this season.
The Bobcats rush defense has allowed 93 attempts for 370 yards this year, putting them in 48th place in D-1 against the run. Texas State has committed 26 penalties for 230 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 114th in college football. They are 98th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 96. They have surrendered a total of 1,156 yards on D, which is 83rd in the country. The Bobcats are ranked 92nd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 65 passes on 102 attempts against the Texas State Bobcats defense this season, placing them 108th and 91st in Division 1. The Texas State pass defense has also given up a total of 786 yards through the air, which is 98th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Roadrunners are 123rd in the country in points scored with 44. They have run 207 plays this year for 777 yards, which ranks them 102nd in Division 1 in total offense. The UTSA Roadrunners average 3.8 yards per play, which is 127th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 51 1st downs this season, ranking them 103rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UTSA has run for 245 yards as a unit, which ranks 122nd in college football. They've run 97 times, averaging 2.5 yards per rush as a unit. UTSA has been penalized on offense 18 times for 100 yards so far this year, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. Cordale Grundy has passed for 452 yards this year. He's completed 48 throws while attempting 89 passes for a completion percentage of 53.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 99.5. He averages 4.5 adjusted yards per throw and 5.1 yards per pass attempt.
UTSA is 120th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 127. They have given up a total of 1,447 yards on D, which is 116th in D-1. The Roadrunners are 123rd in yards per play allowed with 7.5. Opponent offenses have completed 57 throws on 84 attempts against the UTSA defense this season, ranking them 83rd and 46th in the nation. The UTSA Roadrunners pass defense has also surrendered a total of 925 yards in the air, which is 117th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 110 attempts for 522 yards this season, putting them in 88th place in the country against the run. The Roadrunners have had 22 penalties for 206 yards on defense this year. That places them 100th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Roadrunners college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bobcats +7
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