Betting line favors Cowboys over Roadrunners
Oklahoma State Cowboys vs UTSA Roadrunners Odds
The Roadrunners will do battle with the visiting Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.
The Roadrunners sit at 1-0 (1-0 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Cowboys are currently 1-0 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? UTSA is 0-1 OU, and Oklahoma State is 0-1 OU.
Betting Line: Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Roadrunners as 28.5-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check the college football odds link for the latest on the over under)..
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 57-rated Cowboys taking on the No. 54-rated Roadrunners in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 32-22 win for the Cowboys on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits UTSA's No. 80-ranked offense, averaging 21 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 8 this week at 3 PPG. The Roadrunners aerial game is averaging 237 yards per game, more than the Cowboys secondary allows through the air, 222 YPG per game.
Oklahoma State won its last outing, a 21-3 result against Mississippi State on August 31. Oklahoma State covered in that game as a 12.5-point favorite, while the 24 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last game, Oklahoma State got a 125-yard performance from J.W. Walsh as a key part of its 21-3 win over Mississippi State.
In their last action, UTSA was a 21-13 winner on the road against New Mexico. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (34) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Roadrunners grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Lobos in their last game, winning 21-13 at University Stadium.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 9-1
UTSA Roadrunners Trends:
When playing in September are 5-0
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-2
When playing outside the conference are 6-1
A few Cowboys at Roadrunners trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma State's last 7 games
Oklahoma State is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
UTSA is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
UTSA is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Oklahoma State home to Lamar, Saturday, September 14
UTSA at Arizona, Saturday, September 14