UTSA Roadrunners vs UAB Blazers Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UTSA Roadrunners vs UAB Blazers
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Legion Field
Odds/Point Spread: UTSA (+18.5)
Legion Field is the site where Bryson Lucero and the UAB Blazers (2-1) will take on the UTSA Roadrunners (3-0) on Saturday. The spread on this game has UAB as 18.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 53.
The last time they took the field, the UTSA Roadrunners took on the MTSU Blue Raiders and notched a win by a score of 37-35. Josh Adkins went 16/28 with 233 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He walked away with no picks. Sincere McCormick paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 16 yards and he notched 2 TD's in this contest. He ran for a total of 82 yards by way of 19 carries which had him averaging 4.3 yards per run. Zakhari Franklin was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 119 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 19.8 yards per catch for that contest.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the UTSA Roadrunners have an average of 37.3 points per outing. Offensively they average 217.7 yards in the run game ranking this team at 18th in college football. The Roadrunners have tallied 1,394 yards in total over the course of this season. With reference to getting in the endzone, UTSA has earned 4 touchdowns through the air and 8 rushing touchdowns. Concerning passing yardage, the Roadrunners are giving up 1,006 yds which has them sitting in 81st in Division 1. In total, they are surrendering 462.3 yards per contest which has them ranked 66th in the nation. The Roadrunners are sitting in 55th in the nation regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 31 points per game. They are giving up 3.6 yards per tote and 127.0 yards on the ground per game this season. In their 3 games played this season, they have conceded 335.3 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 65.3%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 381 rushing yards through 3 outings.
Frank Harris has completed 119 of his attempted career 171 passes for a completion percentage of 69.6%. He is throwing for 142 yards per contest. For his career, Harris has passed for 994 yards with 6 touchdowns and 3 picks. His QB rating is 126.5 with a TD percentage of 3.5% and an interception percentage of 1.8%. Since his collegiate career started, he has left the pocket to run 71 different times totaling 294 rushing yds.
In their last game, the UAB Blazers took on the South Alabama Jaguars and earned the win by a score of 42-10. Bryson Lucero went 18/28 with 319 yards via the pass and added 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Spencer Brown paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 20 yards and he added 3 TD's in this contest. He rushed for 105 yards on 20 carries which gave him an average of 5.3 yards per carry. Austin Watkins was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 183 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 26.1 yards per reception for the game.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Blazers are 32nd in the country with an average of 33.7 points per game. Over the course of the season thus far, the Blazers have compiled 750 yards through the air together with an average of 250 passing yards per contest, putting them at 36th in Division 1. They are averaging 167.7 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 503 yards for this season. The UAB Blazers have an average of 417.7 yards per game which is good for 33rd in college football. The Blazers are conceding 25.3 points per game, which has them sitting 43rd in the nation. This season, they have surrendered 76 pts. UAB has conceded a total of 584 yards rushing (194.7 yards per outing) and 4 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this season. They have given up 5 touchdowns through the air as well as 172 yards per game, which has them ranked 24th in D-1.
Lucero has passed for 3 touchdowns compared to 0 interceptions. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 6.1%. He averages 152.3 yds per contest through the air with a 157.7 QB rating. In the 3 games in his career, Bryson Lucero has completed 29 of 49 attempts for a total of 457 yds.
Key UTSA Roadrunners Injuries
09/27/20 CB Dadrian Taylor Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UAB
09/27/20 QB Frank Harris Knee is questionable Saturday vs UAB
09/24/20 RB Brenden Brady Knee is out indefinitely
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
09/17/20 QB Tyler Johnston III Shoulder is out indefinitely
Who will win tonight's Roadrunners/Blazers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Roadrunners +18.5
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