UTEP at UTSA College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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Alamodome is the venue for the game between the UTEP Miners and the UTSA Roadrunners on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UTSA as 12 point favorites. The Roadrunners are 0-3-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-1-0. The Miners are 1-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The UTEP Miners are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The UTSA Roadrunners are 0-3-1 against the spread
Key UTEP Miners Injuries
09/18/18 OL Jerrod Brooks Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs New Mexico State
09/01/18 OL Derron Gatewood Leg is out for season
08/29/18 OL Greg Long Undisclosed is out for season
07/28/18 LB Jayson VanHook Academics is out for season
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UTEP Miners have run for 697 yards as a unit, which ranks 66th in the nation. They've run 165 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Miners have been penalized on offense 34 times for 258 yards so far this year, which has them 14th in the country in penalties. They are 128th in Division 1 in points scored with 54. They have run 264 plays this year for 1,180 yards, which ranks them 123rd in the nation in total offense. The Miners average 4.5 yards per play, which is 122nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 65 1st downs this season, ranking them 109th overall as an offensive unit. Kai Locksley has completed 38 throws while attempting 83 passes for a completion percentage of 45.8%. He has passed for 410 yards this year. He averages 4.1 adjusted yards per throw and 4.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 86.4.
The Miners rush defense has given up 173 attempts for 1,032 yards this season, putting them in 123rd place in the country against the run. They have had 26 penalties for 229 yards on defense this year. That places them 79th in Division 1. UTEP is 109th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 133. They have given up a total of 1,685 yards on D, which is 103rd in the nation. The Miners are 114th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 47 throws on 77 attempts against the UTEP Miners defense this season, ranking them 13th and 8th in the country. The UTEP pass defense has also surrendered a total of 653 yards in the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Roadrunners are 118th in Division 1 in points scored with 69. They have run 281 plays this season for 1,051 yards, which ranks them 106th in the nation in total offense. The UTSA Roadrunners average 3.7 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 66 1st downs this year, placing them 108th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UTSA has run for 392 yards as a team, which ranks 119th in the country. They've run 136 times, averaging 2.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Roadrunners have been penalized on offense 23 times for 150 yards so far this season, which has them 76th in the nation in penalties. Cordale Grundy has thrown for 579 yards this season. He has completed 67 passes on 124 attempts for a completion percentage of 54%. His quarterback rating this year is 98. He averages 4.7 yards per pass attempt and 4.4 adjusted yards per throw.
UTSA is 115th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 148. They have surrendered a total of 1,695 yards on D, which is 104th in Division 1. The Roadrunners are ranked 120th in yards per play allowed with 6.9. Opposing offenses have completed 74 passes on 112 attempts against the UTSA defense this season, placing them 84th and 55th in the country. The UTSA Roadrunners pass defense has also given up a total of 1,147 yards through the air, which is 113th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 135 attempts for 548 yards this year, putting them in 62nd place in D-1 against the run. The Roadrunners have committed 27 penalties for 247 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 92nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miners/Roadrunners college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Miners +12
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