UTEP Miners vs UL Monroe Warhawks Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UTEP Miners vs UL Monroe Warhawks
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Malone Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: UTEP (+8)
Malone Stadium is the site where Colby Suits and the UL Monroe Warhawks will take on the UTEP Miners on Saturday. The spread on this contest has UL Monroe as 8-point favorites. The O/U opens at 49.5.
In their last game, the UTEP Miners played the Abilene Christian Wildcats and left there with a win by a score of 17-13. Gavin Hardison went 15/25 with 195 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Josh Fields paced the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 15 yards and he notched 1 TD in this contest. He ran for a total of 75 yards via 17 carries which gave him an average of 4.4 yards per carry. Jacob Cowing was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 110 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 13.8 yards per catch in this game.
Regarding putting points on the board, the UTEP Miners have an average of 14.7 points per game. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 97.7 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 46th in Division 1. The Miners currently have 890 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring, UTEP has totaled 1 touchdown through the air and 4 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding yards through the air, the Miners are allowing 818 yards which has them sitting in 49th in the nation. In total, they have allowed 409 yards per game putting them at 31st in college football. The Miners rank 29th in Division 1 regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 28.7 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 136.3 rushing yards per contest for the year. Over the course of their 3 games, they are allowing 272.7 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 67.9%. During this campaign, they have given up 409 yards via the running game in 3 outings.
The last time they took the field, the UL Monroe Warhawks played the Texas State Bobcats and went home in defeat by a score of 38-17. Colby Suits went 35/53 with 377 yards by way of passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 pick for the game. Josh Johnson paced the team on the ground in this outing. He tore off a long run of 10 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 51 yards via 17 carries which gave him an average of 3.0 yards per carry. Perry Carter Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 98 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 12.3 yards per reception in this outing.
When it comes to how much they score, the Warhawks rank 48th in college football maintaining an average of 12 points per outing. During the season thus far, the Warhawks have a total of 540 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 270 passing yards per contest, ranking them 19th in the country. They maintain an average of 52 yards via the ground game and have toted the ball for 104 yards for this year. The UL Monroe Warhawks maintain an average of 322 yards/contest which ranks them 41st in Division 1. UL Monroe has surrendered a total of 578 yards on the ground (289 yards per outing) and 7 touchdowns rushing so far this season. The Warhawks are surrendering 37.5 points per contest, ranking them 46th in D-1. This season, they have surrendered 75 total points. They have conceded 2 touchdowns via the pass as well as 142.5 yards per contest, which has them sitting 11th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Miners/Warhawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Miners +8
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