C-USA opponents will do battle when the UTSA Roadrunners (4-2) battle the Florida International Panthers (2-3) at Riccardo Silva Stadium in Miami, Florida.
UTSA vs. Florida International Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 33.5 points, with sportsbooks listing UTSA as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, UTSA has -20000 odds to pick up the win, while Florida International is listed at +2000 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 63.5 points.
How to Watch UTSA vs. Florida International Live?
- Game Day: Friday, October 14, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: Miami, Florida
- Stadium: Riccardo Silva Stadium
UTSA has struggled defensively, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS (447.5 yards allowed per game) this season. However, the defense ranks 11th-best, yielding an average of 498.3 yards per game. With 33.0 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS, UTSA has been forced to rely on their 27th-ranked offense (37.3 points per contest) to keep them in games. While UTSA ranks 20th-worst in the FBS in passing defense with 273.5 passing yards allowed per game, it’s been a different story on the other side of the ball, as the offensive unit ranks sixth-best in the FBS (350.3 passing yards per game). UTSA ranks 77th in run offense (148.0 rushing yards per game) and 98th in run defense (174.0 rushing yards allowed per game) this year. UTSA owns the sixth-best offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (53.2% third-down percentage), but ranks 12th-worst defensively (45.9% third-down percentage). With five forced turnovers (112th in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (55th in the FBS), UTSA (-3) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.
Florida International has plenty of room to improve, as it ranks 17th-worst in total yards per game (322.6) and 18th-worst in total yards surrendered per game (446.6). Florida International has been outplayed on both sides of the ball this season, ranking seventh-worst in points (16.6 per game) and eighth-worst in points surrendered (38.2 per game). Florida International ranks 88th in the FBS with 224.6 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 99th with 259.8 passing yards allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball. Florida International has lots of room to improve in the running game, as it ranks 13th-worst in rushing yards per game (98.0) and 20th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game (186.8). Florida International has struggled on both sides of the ball on third down this season, ranking seventh-worst in third-down conversion percentage (27.0%) and 10th-worst in third-down rate allowed (47.1%). At -2, Florida International sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (112th in the FBS) and seven turnovers committed (44th in the FBS).
UTSA vs. Florida International Betting Analysis
UTSA Betting Insights
UTSA has registered a 3-3-0 record against the spread this season. UTSA has not covered the spread when playing as at least 33.5-point favorites (0-1). Games involving UTSA have hit the over five times this season. The Roadrunners have not yet lost as the moneyline favorite this season, going 3-0. The Roadrunners have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -20000 or shorter.
Panthers Betting Insights
Florida International has covered the spread once in five games with a set spread. Games involving Florida International have hit the over twice this year. The Panthers have entered the game as underdogs four times this season and won once. The Panthers have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +2000 odds on them winning this game.
UTSA vs. Florida International Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||62.4||66.7||58.2|
|Implied Total AVG||37.5||42.7||32.3|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-0||1-0||2-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-2||0-1||0-1|
|Point Total AVG||57.3||52.3||60.7|
|Implied Total AVG||36.4||30.5||40.3|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-0||1-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-3||0-1||1-2|
Players to Watch
- The Roadrunners’ defense has been aided by Jamal Ligon, who has suited up for six games and posted 34 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
- The Roadrunners’ defense has been helped by the contributions of Trevor Harmanson, who has suited up for six games and amassed 0.5 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL and 28 tackles.
- As part of the Roadrunners’ defensive unit, Corey Mayfield Jr. has delivered 25 tackles and one pass defended in six games.
- A key part of the Roadrunners’ defense, Rashad Wisdom has 22 tackles in six games.
- In five games for the Panthers, Demetrius Hill has posted 18 tackles.
- Shaun Peterson Jr. has amassed three tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games for the Panthers.
- Gaethan Bernadel has 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL and 11 tackles in five games.
- Donovan Manuel has totaled 13 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks In five games for the Panthers.
UTSA vs. Florida International Predictions and Pick
UTSA vs. Florida International betting card
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Our pick to win this matchup is UTSA, and we expect that Florida International will cover the spread (UTSA -33.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 63.5 points.