UTSA at UAB College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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The UAB Blazers host the UTSA Roadrunners at Legion Field on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has UAB as 20 point favorites. The Blazers have an over/under record of 1-7-0 and they are 7-1-0 against the spread. The Roadrunners have an ATS record of 2-5-1 while their over/under record is 4-3-1.
Valuable UTSA Roadrunners Betting Trends
The UTSA Roadrunners are 4-3-1 against the over/under
The UTSA Roadrunners are 2-5-1 against the spread
Important UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 1-7-0 against the over/under
The UAB Blazers are 7-1-0 against the spread
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
10/03/18 OL Jalyn Galmore Knee is out for season
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
10/23/18 OL Lee Dufour Knee is out for season
09/29/18 RB Kingston Davis Suspension is out indefinitely
09/05/18 QB Dallas Davis Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UTSA Roadrunners have run for 757 yards as a team, which ranks 125th in college football. They've run 250 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Roadrunners have been penalized on offense 40 times for 312 yards so far this season, which has them 106th in the country in penalties. They are 126th in the nation in points scored with 139. They have run 520 plays this season for 1,964 yards, which ranks them 119th in Division 1 in total offense. The Roadrunners average 3.8 yards per play, which is 129th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 119 1st downs this year, placing them 129th overall as an offensive unit. Cordale Grundy averages 4.6 yards per pass attempt and 4.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 110 passes on 216 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 94.3. He has thrown for 990 yards this season.
The Roadrunners rush defense has allowed 300 attempts for 1,042 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in D-1 against the run. UTSA has committed 47 penalties for 408 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 39th in college football. They are 77th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 230. They have surrendered a total of 3,085 yards on D, which is 64th in the country. The Roadrunners are ranked 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 154 passes on 231 attempts against the UTSA Roadrunners defense this season, placing them 77th and 40th in Division 1. The UTSA pass defense has also given up a total of 2,043 yards through the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UTSA Roadrunners have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 13, which is 17th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81%. UTSA Roadrunners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,170 yards on 50 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 35th in Division 1 in punting average. UTSA is ranked 72nd in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 55 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 116th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 417 yards on special teams, ranking 48th in kick return yardage. The Roadrunners average 21 yards per kick return and they are 128th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,436.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Blazers are 52nd in the country in points scored with 253. They have run 557 plays this year for 3,360 yards, which ranks them 102nd in Division 1 in total offense. The UAB Blazers average 6 yards per play, which is 52nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this season, ranking them 48th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UAB has run for 1,863 yards as a unit, which ranks 17th in college football. They've run 368 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. UAB has been penalized on offense 52 times for 593 yards so far this year, which has them 62nd in the country in penalties. A.J. Erdely has passed for 1,449 yards this year. He's completed 102 throws while attempting 178 passes for a completion percentage of 57.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 131.9. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt.
UAB is 3rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 106. They have given up a total of 2,223 yards on D, which is 7th in D-1. The Blazers are 17th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 99 throws on 197 attempts against the UAB defense this season, ranking them 3rd and 5th in the nation. The UAB Blazers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,244 yards in the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 284 attempts for 979 yards this season, putting them in 27th place in the country against the run. The Blazers have had 41 penalties for 419 yards on defense this year. That places them 43rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
UAB is 73rd in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 166 punt return yards and average 13.8 yards per return, which is 24th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 342 yards on special teams, which puts them 77th in kick return yardage. The UAB Blazers average 24 yards per kick return and they are 53rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,869. The Blazers have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 109th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. UAB kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,322 yards on 34 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 110th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Roadrunners +20 and under 58 total points
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