Charlotte vs UTEP NCAA Football Pick and Parlay 11/9/2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Kai Locksley and the UTEP Miners host the Charlotte 49ers at Sun Bowl on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The odds on this game have Charlotte as 12-point favorites. The 49ers are 4-5-0 ATS and 7-2-0 when betting on the total. The Miners are 4-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-6-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Charlotte 49ers played the MTSU Blue Raiders and won 34-20. Running the show from under center for the 49ers was Chris Reynolds who went 14/21 with 192 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Aaron McAllister led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 14 yards and he notched 2 TD's for the game. He racked up a total of 104 yards on 24 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.3 yards per run. Cameron Dollar led the team in receiving yardage by earning 80 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 26.7 yards per catch for the game. The 49ers ran the football 55 times and racked up 248 yards which had them averaging 4.5 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they totaled 76 plays which gave them a total of 440 yards. Overall, the 49ers racked up 25 1st downs and they had a total of 1 penalty for 5 yards telling us that this team was extremely focused in this game. When it comes to their defensive performance, Charlotte allowed 9 completions on 17 attempts for a total of 118 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.9%. Against the run, the 49ers allowed 215 yards on 30 attempts which means they had an average of 7.2 yards per carry allowed. For this contest, they conceded 333 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
The 49ers head into this game 4-5 for 2019. For total yards, they rank 4th in the conference and 38th in D-1 with 3,774 yards. They are one of the most potent offenses in the country averaging 32.1 points per game, ranking them 50th in D-1. As a unit, they have an average of 212.1 rushing yards per contest which is 1st in C-USA. The 49ers have one of the most lackluster defenses in D-1, giving up 37.1 points per game which has them at 14th in Conference USA. When it comes to yards through the air, the 49ers have conceded 1,865 yards. Teams are completing 66.7% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.6 yards per attempt. When talking about yards on the ground, Charlotte is giving up 201.4 yards per contest putting them 11th in Conference USA and 106th in the nation. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.2 yards per rush ranking them 12th in the conference and 111th in Division 1 overall. In total, they have allowed 1,813 yards rushing through 9 contests.
In their last contest, the UTEP Miners took on the North Texas Mean Green and took the defeat by a score of 52-26. Running the show from under center for the Miners was Kai Locksley who went 17/29 with 119 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Treyvon Hughes led the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 42 yards and he tallied 3 TD's for the contest. He rushed for a total of 97 yards on 17 carries which meant he averaged 5.7 yards per run. Justin Garrett was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 77 yards on 11 receptions. He had an average of 7.0 yards per reception during the game. The Miners ran the ball a total of 35 times and generated 156 yards giving them an average of 4.5 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 64 plays which added up to 275 yards. On the day, the Miners earned 14 first downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 24 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. When discussing the defense, UTEP conceded 24 catches on 39 attempts for a total of 332 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.5%. For this contest, they gave up a total of 481 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Miners conceded 149 yards on 34 tries which gave them an average of 4.4 yards per carry allowed.
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The Miners come into this game with a record of 1-7. In discussing the offensive production, the Miners have one of the worst offenses in college football. UTEP is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 144.1 yards on the ground per game, ranking them 88th in Division 1. As a team, they have a total of 1,153 yards rushing through 8 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Miners average 304.6 yards per game overall putting them 121st in the nation and 12th in the conference. The Miners are giving up 36.5 points per game ranking them 13th in C-USA and 123rd in college football. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road units in the country. They are allowing 248 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Miners are ranked 10th in Conference USA. In discussing points allowed, they have allowed 292 total points. In discussing yards on the ground, they are giving up 179.6 yards per contest ranking them 90th in the country and 9th in the conference. For 2019, they have given up 1,437 rushing yards and 14.4 rushing touchdowns.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the 49ers -12 and under the total points
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