Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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C-USA foes will clash when the Florida Atlantic Owls (3-4) meet the UTEP Miners (3-4).

Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with bookmakers listing Florida Atlantic as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Florida Atlantic has -155 odds to pick up the win, while UTEP is listed at +128 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 50.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: El Paso, Texas
  • Stadium: Sun Bowl Stadium

Betting Preview

Florida Atlantic

Florida Atlantic ranks 43rd in total offense (435.6 yards per game) and 83rd in total defense (392.9 yards allowed per game) this season. Florida Atlantic ranks 65th in scoring offense (29.7 points per game) and 72nd in scoring defense (27.1 points allowed per game) this year. Florida Atlantic ranks 72nd in pass offense (236.0 passing yards per game) and 77th in pass defense (235.3 passing yards allowed per game) this year. On offense, Florida Atlantic ranks 29th in the FBS with 199.6 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 86th in rushing yards allowed per contest (157.6). Florida Atlantic is posting a 45.0% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 39th in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the defense ranks 39th, allowing a 34.1% third-down percentage. Florida Atlantic has the 43rd-ranked turnover margin in college football at +2, forcing 11 turnovers (43rd in the FBS) while turning it over nine times (56th in the FBS).


UTEP ranks 97th with 355.9 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 44th with 353.7 total yards surrendered per game on defense. UTEP has been sputtering on offense, ranking 23rd-worst in the FBS with 22.1 points per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, allowing 28.9 points per contest (83rd-ranked). UTEP ranks 83rd in the FBS with 223.1 passing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 33rd with 197.9 passing yards given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball. In terms of rushing, UTEP ranks 93rd in the FBS on offense (132.7 rushing yards per game) and 83rd on the other side of the ball (155.9 rushing yards allowed per contest). From an offensive angle, UTEP is posting a 33.7% third-down conversion rate (105th-ranked). It ranks 48th in the FBS defensively (34.9% third-down rate allowed). UTEP owns a -5 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP Betting Analysis

Florida Atlantic Betting Insights

Florida Atlantic is 3-4-0 against the spread this season. Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 2-3 when playing as at least 3-point favorites. This season, Florida Atlantic games have hit the over twice. The Owls have won 60% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (3-2). The Owls are 2-0 (winning 75% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -155 or shorter.

Miners Betting Insights

UTEP has covered the spread in a matchup two times this season (2-5-0). UTEP has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 3-point underdogs. UTEP games have gone over the total twice this year. The Miners have entered the game as underdogs four times this season and won once. The Miners have a record of 0-0 in games where bookmakers have them as underdogs of at least +128 on the moneyline.

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Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP Against The Spread & Betting Records

Florida Atlantic

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.1 59.5 58.7
Implied Total AVG 33.6 33.8 33.3
ATS Record 3-4-0 2-2-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 2-5-0 0-4-0 2-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-2 3-0 0-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-1 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.7 47.8 51.1
Implied Total AVG 30.0 29.3 30.5
ATS Record 2-5-0 1-2-0 1-3-0
Over/Under Record 2-4-1 0-3-0 2-1-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 1-0 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-3 1-1 0-2

Players to Watch

Florida Atlantic

  • As part of the Owls’ defensive unit, Eddie Williams has posted 38 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two sacks in seven games.
  • As part of the Owls’ defense, Romain Mungin has delivered 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL, 12 tackles, and one interception in seven games.
  • The Owls’ defense has been helped by the play of Jayden Williams, who has played seven games and collected 18 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks.
  • Dwight Toombs II, as part of the Owls’ defensive unit, has delivered 16 tackles and three interceptions in seven games.


  • On defense, Tyrice Knight has helped keep opposing offenses in check with one interception to go with 36 tackles, 3.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in seven games.
  • The Miners’ Jadrian Taylor has posted 5.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL and 14 tackles in seven games.
  • The Miners’ Kobe Hylton has compiled 31 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks in seven games.
  • The Miners’ Cal Wallerstedt has registered 24 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and three sacks in seven games.

Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP Predictions and Pick

Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Owls (-3)

    Pick OU:

    Over (50.5)

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How to Bet on Florida Atlantic vs. UTEP

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Florida Atlantic, and we predict that Florida Atlantic will cover the spread (Florida Atlantic -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 50.5 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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