UTSA vs. UTEP Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 26, 2022

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C-USA opponents will meet when the UTSA Roadrunners (9-2) meet the UTEP Miners (5-6).

UTSA vs. UTEP Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 17 points, with oddsmakers listing UTSA as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, UTSA has -893 odds to pick up the win, while UTEP is listed at +578 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 56.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch UTSA vs. UTEP Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: STADIUM
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Stadium: Alamodome

Betting Preview

UTSA

On the offensive side of the ball, UTSA has been a top-25 unit, ranking 12th-best in the FBS by compiling 480.9 yards per game. The defense ranks 87th (399.7 yards allowed per game). UTSA sports the 63rd-ranked defense this season (26.1 points allowed per game), and has been more effective offensively, ranking 12th-best with 38.3 points per game. UTSA sports the 13th-best offense this season in terms of passing yards (298.7 passing yards per game), but ranks 24th-worst on the defensive side of the ball (259.6 passing yards allowed per game). UTSA ranks 47th in run offense (182.2 rushing yards per game) and 53rd in run defense (140.1 rushing yards allowed per game) this year. UTSA ranks 80th in third-down defense this year (40.2% third-down percentage allowed), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking sixth-best in the FBS with a 51.3% third-down conversion rate. UTSA owns the 66th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing 15 turnovers (78th in the FBS) while turning it over 14 times (40th in the FBS).

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UTEP

In terms of total yards, UTEP ranks 83rd in the FBS (366.6 total yards per game) and 37th on defense (341.5 total yards allowed per contest). UTEP is compiling 23.8 points per contest on offense this season (95th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 26.4 points per game (68th-ranked) on defense. From an offensive perspective, UTEP is compiling 207.3 passing yards per game (99th-ranked). It ranks 35th in the FBS on defense (200.4 passing yards given up per game). UTEP ranks 62nd in the FBS with 159.4 rushing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 54th with 141.1 rushing yards given up per contest on defense. From an offensive angle, UTEP is posting a 39.2% third-down conversion percentage (67th-ranked). It ranks 40th in the FBS on defense (35.1% third-down rate allowed). UTEP sports a -3 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

UTSA vs. UTEP Betting Analysis

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UTSA Betting Insights

UTSA has compiled a 6-5-0 record against the spread this season. In games it has played as 17-point favorites or more, UTSA has an ATS record of 1-2. UTSA games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under six times this season. The Roadrunners have yet to lose a game they were the moneyline favorite this season, going 8-0. The Roadrunners have played as a moneyline favorite of -893 or shorter in just two games this season, and they won both.

Miners Betting Insights

UTEP has covered the spread in a game four times this year (4-7-0). UTEP has not covered a spread when it is at least 17-point underdogs (0-1). UTEP games have gone over the total three times this season. The Miners have been underdogs in six games this season and won two (33.3%) of those contests. The Miners have played as an underdog of +578 or more once this season and lost that game.

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UTSA vs. UTEP Against The Spread & Betting Records

UTSA

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.6 68.3 57.9
Implied Total AVG 38.3 42.4 34.8
ATS Record 6-5-0 2-3-0 4-2-0
Over/Under Record 6-5-0 2-3-0 4-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 8-0 3-0 5-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-1 0-1

Miners

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.8 49.4 50.3
Implied Total AVG 29.2 29.0 29.4
ATS Record 4-7-0 3-3-0 1-4-0
Over/Under Record 3-7-1 0-6-0 3-1-1
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-2 2-1 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-4 2-1 0-3

Players to Watch

UTSA

  • As part of the Roadrunners’ defense, Corey Mayfield Jr. has compiled 37 tackles, 3.0 TFL, two sacks, and three interceptions in 11 games.
  • Trey Moore has suited up for 11 games, amassing 27 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and six sacks for the Roadrunners.
  • As part of the Roadrunners’ defensive unit, Jamal Ligon has delivered 45 tackles and 2.0 TFL in 11 games.
  • A big contributor to the Roadrunners’ defense, Trevor Harmanson has 35 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks in 11 games.

Miners

  • On defense, Cal Wallerstedt has helped lead the way with 53 tackles, 8.0 TFL, 6.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 11 games.
  • The Miners’ Jadrian Taylor has recorded 8.5 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL and 28 tackles in 11 games.
  • Tyrice Knight has 1.0 sack to go with 3.0 TFL, 54 tackles, and one interception in 11 games.
  • With 50 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks in 11 games, Kobe Hylton has been providing a big boost on defense for the Miners.

UTSA vs. UTEP Predictions and Pick

UTSA vs. UTEP betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Roadrunners (-17)

    Pick OU:

    Over (56.5)

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How to Bet on UTSA vs. UTEP

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Our prediction to win this contest is UTSA, and we predict that UTSA will cover the spread (UTSA -17). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 56.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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