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Texas El Paso favored by 3 against East Carolina on Saturday

East Carolina PiratesTexas El Paso Miners
Nov 12, 8:00 PM | Turf of Sun Bowl

East Carolina Pirates vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds


East Carolina visits Texas El Paso on Saturday, hoping to send the Miners to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Sun Bowl.

They bring a 4-5 record (6-3 ATS) to the Week 11 battle against the 4-5 Pirates, who are 5-4 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Texas El Paso go 3-6 so far and the Pirates go 3-6.

View East Carolina vs Texas El Paso Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Pirates in this one found them as 3-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Miners, currently No. 108 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Pirates, who rate No. 57 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 29-22 victory for the Miners.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas El Paso's No. 57-ranked offense, averaging 28.3 PPG, against a Pirates defense that ranks No. 100 this week at 33.3 PPG. The Miners aerial game is averaging 222.7 yards per game, more than the Pirates secondary allows through the air, 188.8 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Pirates feature the league's No. 76-rated road run defense, allowing 185 yards per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, ranks No. 50 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, East Carolina was a 48-28 loser at home against Southern Miss. They failed to cover the 10–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (76) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Texas El Paso was a 41-37 loser in its last match on the road against Rice. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 78 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

East Carolina Pirates Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8

A few Pirates at Miners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of East Carolina's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of East Carolina's last 8 games on the road
East Carolina is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
East Carolina is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 5 games at home
Texas El Paso is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas El Paso's last 9 games
Texas El Paso is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games

Next up:
East Carolina home to Central Florida, Saturday, November 19
Texas El Paso home to Tulsa, Saturday, November 19