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Rams face Miners in Week 8 odds

Colorado State RamsTexas El Paso Miners
Oct 22, 8:00 PM | Turf of Sun Bowl

Colorado State Rams vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds

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A key Week 8 battle has the visiting Rams travelling to Texas El Paso on Saturday to face the Miners.

The Miners are 3-3 so far on the season, and 5-1 ATS vs. the number. The Rams, meanwhile, are 3-3 and 1-5 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Texas El Paso go 2-4 and the Rams go 4-2 on the totals.

View Colorado State vs Texas El Paso Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Miners as 7.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Miners - Rams odds would favor the Miners if the lines were set according to power ranks. Texas El Paso is rated No. 78 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Rams sit at No. 117. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 29-20 win for the Miners.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas El Paso's No. 60-ranked offense (29 PPG) against a Rams defense that ranks No. 93 at 31.2 PPG. The Miners passing attack has averaged 233.3 yards per game, more than the Rams give up through the air (204.8 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Rams feature the league's No. 84-rated road run defense, allowing 191.3 yards per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, ranks No. 69 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Colorado State was a 63-13 loser at home against Boise State. They failed to cover the 32–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (76) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Texas El Paso was a 44-7 winner in its last match on the road against Tulane. They covered the 1–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 51 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 4-6

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

A few Rams at Miners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado State's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado State's last 5 games on the road
Colorado State is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
Colorado State is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games
Texas El Paso is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Colorado State at UNLV, Saturday, October 29
Texas El Paso home to Southern Miss, Saturday, October 29

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