UTSA at Baylor College Football Betting Tips 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Frank Harris and the UTSA Roadrunners go to McLane Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Baylor Bears. Baylor opens this matchup as 28.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 55.5.
In their last game, the UTSA Roadrunners took the field against the Incarnate Word Cardinals and notched a win by a score of 35-7. Frank Harris paced the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 24 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 123 yards on 15 carries which meant he was running for 8.2 yards per carry. Brenden Brady led the team in receiving yardage by earning 47 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 9.4 yards per reception in this game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Roadrunners was Frank Harris who went 28/36 with 206 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He gave away 1 interception for this game.
The Roadrunners step onto the field holding a record of 1-0 for this season. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the conference and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yards, they are currently ranked 5th in the conference and 37th in D-1 with 490 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Roadrunners currently have a total of 3 passing TDs and 2 rushing touchdowns. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation with an average of 35 points per contest, ranking them 54th in D-1. As a unit, they are averaging 284 rushing yards per contest which is 2nd in the conference.
The Roadrunners have one of the best defenses in the nation allowing 7 points per contest, ranking them 1st in the conference and 16th in the country. In discussing yards on the ground, UTSA is giving up 28 yards per contest putting them 2nd in the conference and 11th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 1.4 yards per carry which has them at 2nd in Conference USA and 15th in college football overall. In total, they have conceded 28 yards rushing through 1 contest. When it comes to yards through the air, the Roadrunners have allowed 206 yards. Opponents are completing 45.5% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 5.5 yards per attempt. They have conceded 1 passing touchdown and 0 rushing touchdowns.
In their last outing, the Baylor Bears took on the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and added a win to their record by a score of 56-17. Leading the way at QB for the Bears was Charlie Brewer who went 21/31 with 199 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. John Lovett paced the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 38 yards and he added 1 TD in this outing. He ran for a total of 108 yards via 8 carries which gave him an average of 13.5 yards per carry. R.J. Sneed was the receiving yardage leader by earning 57 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 11.4 yards per reception in this contest.
The Bears step onto the field holding a record of 1-0. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Bears have one of the most prolific offenses in D-1. When looking at their ability to score points, the Bears are currently ranked 1st in the Big 12 Conference and 6th out of all the teams in the country averaging 56 points per game. Baylor has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 268 yards per game, putting them 22nd in Division 1. As a team, they have a total of 268 yards rushing through 1 game, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Bears average 518 yards per contest overall which has them at 28th in college football and 5th in the Big 12 Conference.
The Bears are conceding 17 points per game ranking them 6th in the Big 12 Conference and 47th in college football. In regard to points allowed, they have given up 17 total points. In regard to yards on the ground, they are giving up 119 yards per contest ranking them 66th in D-1 and 4th in the Big 12 Conference. In 2019, they have given up a total of 119 yards on the ground and 2 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the most dominate units in college football. They are giving up 158 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Bears currently sit at 4th in the Big 12 Conference. They have conceded 0 passing TDs this year.
Who will win tonight's Roadrunners/Bears college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bears -28.5
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