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

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C-USA foes will clash when the UTEP Miners (2-3) meet the Charlotte 49ers (1-4).

UTEP vs. Charlotte Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing UTEP as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, UTEP has -176 odds to pick up the win, while Charlotte is listed at +143 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 56 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch UTEP vs. Charlotte Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN3
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Stadium: Jerry Richardson Stadium

Betting Preview


While UTEP ranks 39th in total defense with 333.0 yards allowed per game, the team’s offensive unit has been slightly worse, ranking 20th-worst (313.0 yards per game). UTEP ranks ninth-worst in scoring offense (16.6 points per game), but has played slightly better on defense, ranking 68th with 25.2 points allowed per contest. UTEP owns the 92nd-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (213.8 passing yards per game), and has been better on defense, ranking 12th-best with just 156.8 passing yards allowed per game. UTEP ranks 14th-worst in rushing offense (99.2 rushing yards per game), but has played better on defense, ranking 103rd with 176.2 rushing yards allowed per contest. UTEP is averaging a 35.2% third-down percentage offensively this year (95th in the FBS), and is giving up a 32.8% third-down percentage (41st) on the other side of the ball. With six forced turnovers (56th in the FBS) against 11 turnovers committed (126th in the FBS), UTEP (-5) has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.


Charlotte has sputtering on defense, ranking worst with 561.0 total yards given up per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, generating 367.8 total yards per contest (97th-ranked). Charlotte ranks 98th in points per game (24.0), but it has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 47.4 points allowed per contest. Charlotte’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in pass defense this season, surrendering 307.4 passing yards per game, which ranks fifth-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 43rd with 274.2 passing yards per contest. Charlotte has plenty of room to get better in the running game, as it ranks 13th-worst in rushing yards per game (93.6) and third-worst in rushing yards surrendered per game (253.6). Charlotte has been struggling on third down, ranking second-worst with a 55.9% third-down conversion rate allowed per game. It has been more productive on offense, putting up a 38.2% third-down rate (75th-ranked). After forcing five turnovers (81st in the FBS) and turning the ball over five times (47th in the FBS) this season, Charlotte sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin of 0.

UTEP vs. Charlotte Betting Analysis

UTEP Betting Insights

UTEP has covered the spread one time over five games with a set spread. UTEP is winless against the spread when it is 3.5-point or greater favorites (0-1). Games involving UTEP have yet to hit the over this season. The Miners have been listed as the moneyline favorite only two other times so far this season, and they split the two games. The Miners have played as a moneyline favorite of -176 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

49ers Betting Insights

Charlotte is 1-4-0 against the spread this season. Charlotte has an ATS record of 1-3 when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs. This year, four Charlotte games have gone over the point total. This season, the 49ers have been the underdog four times and won one of those games. The 49ers are 0-1 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +143 or more on the moneyline.

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UTEP vs. Charlotte Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.0 47.8 48.3
Implied Total AVG 30.6 29.3 32.5
ATS Record 1-4-0 1-2-0 0-2-0
Over/Under Record 0-4-1 0-3-0 0-1-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-1 1-0 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 1-1 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 61.1 58.5 62.8
Implied Total AVG 39.2 38.0 40.0
ATS Record 1-4-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 4-1-0 2-0-0 2-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-1 0-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-3 0-1 1-2

Players to Watch


  • The Miners’ defense has been aided by the contributions of Tyrice Knight, who has played five games and amassed 27 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one interception.
  • Cal Wallerstedt has helped carry the Miners’ defense with 3.0 sacks to go along with 3.0 TFL and 19 tackles in five games.
  • As part of the Miners’ defensive unit, Kobe Hylton has amassed 21 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks in five games.
  • With 1.0 TFL and 16 tackles, Justin Prince has helped spur the Miners’ defense over five games.


  • As a tone-setter on defense, the 49ers’ Amir Siddiq has delivered 11 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games.
  • Comanche Francisco has been doing his part on defense, delivering one interception to go with 10 tackles and one pass defended for the 49ers.
  • Prince Bemah has been wreaking havoc on defense, compiling 1.0 sack to go with 14 tackles for the 49ers.
  • Wayne Jones has recorded 1.0 TFL, 11 tackles, and one interception in five games for the 49ers.

UTEP vs. Charlotte Predictions and Pick

UTEP vs. Charlotte betting card

    Pick ATS:

    49ers (+3.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (56)

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How to Bet on UTEP vs. Charlotte

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Our pick to win this contest is UTEP, and we project that Charlotte will cover the spread (UTEP -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 56 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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