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Roadrunners visit Arizona Wildcats in Week 1 College Football Betting Clash

The NCAA college football betting menu features a clash between Arizona and UTSA on Thursday, with the host Wildcats trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Several shops tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -30.5 for the Arizona Wildcats . NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 40-19 win for the Wildcats. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UTSA Roadrunners vs Arizona Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Arizona Wildcats have seen them go 10-4 and 5-9 ATS so far this season, while the UTSA Roadrunners are at 4-8 and 4-8 ATS. In over under totals betting, the UTSA Roadrunners are 4-8, while the Arizona Wildcats are 5-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs UTSA injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Arizona Wildcats rated this week at No. 52 and the UTSA Roadrunners sitting at No. 117.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Arizona's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 34.5 PPG, against a UTSA defense that ranks No. 55 this week at 25.92 PPG. The Arizona aerial game is averaging 281.79 yards per game, more than the UTSA Roadrunners secondary allows through the air, 229.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the UTSA Roadrunners feature the league's No. 46-rated road run defense, allowing 157.17 yards per game. Arizona, meanwhile, ranks No. 16 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Roadrunners grabbed a Week 14 victory over the Mean Green in their last game, winning 34-27 at Alamodome.

Anu Solomon's 335-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Boise State earned a 38-30 win over Arizona on Wednesday at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • UTSA is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • UTSA is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UTSA's last 5 games
  • UTSA is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Arizona is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Arizona is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games
  • Arizona is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UTSA home to Kansas State, Saturday, September 12th
Arizona at Nevada, Saturday, September 12th

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