Aggies vs Roadrunners Game Preview
Utah State Aggies vs UTSA Roadrunners Odds
The UTSA Roadrunners host Utah State on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-2 ATS mark against the 6-2 Aggies in NCAAF action at Alamodome.
They will face the 6-2 Aggies, who own a 7-0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Roadrunners are 2-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Aggies are 1-6 favoring the OVER.
Betting Line: The Aggies were listed as 23-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Roadrunners sit at No. 42 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Aggies are at No. 58 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Aggies will win this game 40-34.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UTSA's No. 45-ranked offense (32.4 PPG) against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 7 at 13.9 PPG. The Roadrunners passing attack has averaged 216.6 yards per game, less than the Aggies give up through the air (220.4 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Aggies feature the league's No. 19-rated road run defense, allowing 103 yards per game. UTSA, meanwhile, ranks No. 65 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Utah State was a 41-7 winner at home against New Mexico State. They covered the 30-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (48) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. New Mexico State didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Aggies as Utah State blasted them 41-7 in Week 8 action.
Last time out for UTSA, they were a 52-24 loser as they battled San Jose State at home. UTSA failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point underdog, while 76 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In UTSA's last outing, Ryan Polite threw for 302 yards in a losing cause against the Spartans, 52-24 at Alamodome.
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 7-3
UTSA Roadrunners Trends:
When playing in October are 0-2
When playing on turf are 4-2
After outgaining opponent are 4-1
When playing within the conference are 1-1
A few Aggies at Roadrunners trends to consider:
Utah State is 7-0-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Utah State's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah State's last 6 games on the road
Utah State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
UTSA is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
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