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Roadrunners take on Mean Green in Week 13 contest

UTSA Roadrunners North Texas Mean Green
5-5 November 23, 2013, 03:33 | Apogee Stadium 7-3



The Mean Green hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Roadrunners pay a visit to Apogee Stadium in Week 13 betting action.

Supporters of the Roadrunners have seen them go 5-5 and 5-4-1 ATS so far this season, while the Mean Green are at 7-3 and 8-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Mean Green are 3-7, while the Roadrunners are 3-7.

View UTSA Roadrunners vs North Texas Mean Green Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Roadrunners in this one found them as 7-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

The Mean Green - Roadrunners odds would favor the Mean Green if the lines were set according to power ranks. North Texas is rated No. 23 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Roadrunners sit at No. 72. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 37-21 win for the Mean Green.

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UTSA won its last outing, a 10-7 result against Tulane on November 9. UTSA failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite, while the 17 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Texas's No. 47-ranked offense, averaging 32.3 PPG, against a Roadrunners defense that ranks No. 80 this week at 29.3 PPG. The Mean Green aerial game is averaging 232.9 yards per game, less than the Roadrunners secondary allows through the air, 241.9 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Roadrunners feature the league's No. 54-rated road run defense, allowing 167.6 yards per game. North Texas, meanwhile, ranks No. 30 in rushing offense at home.

A few Roadrunners at Mean Green trends to consider:
UTSA is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UTSA's last 5 games
UTSA is 8-2-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
UTSA is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
North Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
North Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Texas's last 6 games
North Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
UTSA home to Louisiana Tech, Saturday, November 30th
North Texas at Tulsa, Saturday, November 30th