UTEP Miners vs Charlotte 49ers Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UTEP Miners vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Jerry Richardson Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: UTEP (+14)
Gavin Hardison and the UTEP Miners (3-2) travel to Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Charlotte 49ers (1-2). UTEP opens this matchup as 14-point dogs. The over/under opens at 51.
The last time they played, the UTEP Miners played the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and went home in defeat by a score of 21-17. Gavin Hardison went 18/38 with 206 yards by way of passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick for the game. Deion Hankins led the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 7 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for 35 yards via 15 carries which meant he was running for 2.3 yards per tote. Jacob Cowing led the team in receiving yardage by earning 63 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 9.0 yards per catch in this game.
The Miners have earned 1,668 total yards for this campaign. As a unit they're holding an average of 112.6 yards via the ground game ranking them 65th in Division 1. When it comes to scoring, UTEP has amassed 2 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns on the ground. When talking about scoring points, the UTEP Miners have an average of 18.4 points per game. When it comes to passing yards, the Miners are giving up 1,123 yds which puts them in 68th in Division 1. Over the course of this year, they are granting 326.0 yards/contest which ranks them 30th in Division 1. The Miners sit in 33rd in the nation in terms of team defense, conceding 22.6 points per game. They are allowing an average of 3.4 yards per run and 101.4 rushing yards per contest on the season. In their 5 games played this year, they have conceded 224.6 yards per outing through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 62.9%. In total, they have given up 507 rushing yards through 5 games.
Gavin Hardison has connected on 102 of his career 204 passes for a completion percentage of 50.0%. He is averaging 198.7 yds per outing. For his career, Hardison has passed for a total of 1,391 yds with 3 TD's and 3 picks. His QB rating is 109.2 with a TD percentage of 1.5% and an interception rate of 1.5%. Over the course of his time in college, he has taken off and run 32 different times for a total of -18 rushing yds.
In the last game they played, the Charlotte 49ers took the field against the North Texas Mean Green and earned the win by a score of 49-21. Chris Reynolds went 15/22 with 290 yards via the pass and threw 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Aaron McAllister paced the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 66 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this game. He rushed for a total of 140 yards via 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 11.7 yards per run. Micaleous Elder was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 85 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 17.0 yards per reception in this outing.
In terms of how much they score, the 49ers rank 47th in the nation with 28.7 points per game. For the season so far, the 49ers have racked up 762 passing yards as well as holding an average of 254.0 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 29th in the country. They hold an average of 173.0 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 519 yards for this year. The Charlotte 49ers are averaging 427.0 yards per outing which has them ranked 27th in college football. Charlotte has surrendered a total of 622 yards via the ground game (207.3 yards per contest) and 5 touchdowns via the rush for the year. The 49ers are giving up 25.7 points per game, which puts them 42nd in the nation. This year, they have allowed 77 points in total. They have allowed 6 touchdowns through the air in addition to 228.0 yards per game, which puts them in 45th in the country.
Reynolds has thrown for 31 touchdowns while tossing 15 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 5.9% and his interception rate is 2.8%. He has run for 768 yards on 219 attempts. He averages 203.7 yards per contest through the air with a 147.4 quarterback rating. In the 22 contests in his career, Chris Reynolds has completed 331 of his 529 attempts for a total of 4,481 yds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Miners +14 and under 51 total points
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