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Texas El Paso Miners vs Arkansas Razorbacks Week 1 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The Arkansas Razorbacks will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Texas El Paso Miners at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Week 1 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Arkansas Razorbacks as -35-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 46-19 result in favor of the Razorbacks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas El Paso Miners vs Arkansas Razorbacks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Arkansas battles the Texas El Paso Miners, currently with a 7-6 mark (9-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 6-7 for the Razorbacks and 5-8 for the Texas El Paso Miners. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arkansas vs Texas El Paso injuries news.

The Arkansas Razorbacks sit at No. 19 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Texas El Paso Miners are at No. 71 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Arkansas's No. 45-ranked offense, averaging 31.92 PPG, against a Texas El Paso defense that ranks No. 78 this week at 28.08 PPG. The Arkansas aerial game is averaging 188 yards per game, less than the Texas El Paso Miners secondary allows through the air, 191.23 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Texas El Paso Miners feature the league's No. 118-rated road run defense, allowing 249.43 yards per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, ranks No. 18 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Aggies grabbed a New Mexico Bowl victory over the Miners in their last game, winning 21-6 at University Stadium.

Texas was hammered in its last outing, as Arkansas ran up a 31-7 score against them at NRG Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas El Paso is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Texas El Paso is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas El Paso's last 7 games
  • Texas El Paso is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Arkansas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Arkansas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Arkansas is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Texas El Paso at Texas Tech, Saturday, September 12th
Arkansas home to Toledo, Saturday, September 12th