Point spread favors Mustangs in battle with Miners
Texas El Paso Miners vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds
Texas El Paso travels to Southern Methodist Sunday, hoping to boost its 1-0 mark in Week 2 action with a victory over the Mustangs.
Supporters of the Miners have seen them go 1-0 and 0-1 ATS so far this season, while the Mustangs are at 0-1 and 0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Mustangs are 1-0, while the Miners are 0-1.
Betting Line: The Mustangs are listed as 17-point favorites at sportsbooks, with the total listed at 53.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 90-rated Mustangs and the No. 104-rated Miners in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 36--3 win for the Miners on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Southern Methodist's #100-ranked offense (14 PPG) against a Miners defense that ranks #69 at 24 PPG. The Mustangs passing attack has averaged 268 yards per game, more than the Miners give up through the air (179 YPG on average).
Last time out for Texas El Paso, they were a 31-24 winner as they battled Stony Brook at home. Texas El Paso failed to cover in the match as a 13.5-point favorite, while 55 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Southern Methodist was a 46-14 loser on the road against Texas A&M. They failed to cover the 14.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (60) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few Miners at Mustangs trends to consider:
Texas El Paso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Southern Methodist
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Texas El Paso's last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games
Texas El Paso is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Southern Methodis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Southern Methodist's last 7 games
Southern Methodist is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Southern Methodist is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas El Paso
Southern Methodist is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Texas El Paso at New Mexico State, Saturday, September 17
Southern Methodist home to Northwestern State, Saturday, September 17