You can catch this week’s 12 CFB game between the Bulls and Roadrunners on ESPN2 at 9:00 (11/17/23). The matchup will take place at Alamodome in San Antonio (TX). The Roadrunners are set as 16.5 point favorites at home in this American Athletic showdown. Can they pull off a home win and cover the spread?
SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS VS UTSA ROADRUNNERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: South Florida Bulls +16.5
This game will be played at Alamodome at 9:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 41-25 in favor of UTSA.
- Even though we have UTSA winning straight-up, we like South Florida at +16.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 67 points, and we like the under with a projected 66 points.
Can the South Florida Offense Score Enough on the Road?
The South Florida Bulls take on the UTSA with a 5-5 record, including 2-3 on the road and 2-2 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with UTSA, the Bulls have been favored in three games and the underdog in six. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 5-4.
So far this season, South Florida boasts an over/under record of 5-4. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 65.7 points, while the average over/under line has been 63.2 points.
The Bulls come into their matchup vs. UTSA 5th in college football at 457 rushing attempts per game. This has translated to an average of 189.4 rushing yards per game, placing them 27th nationally. Additionally, they’ve been airing it out 34.6 times each game, accumulating an average of 264.6 passing yards. In terms of scoring, they stand 43rd, with 30.1 points per game.
The South Florida defense holds the 140th position in points allowed, allowing 35.6 points per game. Teams have an average of 303.1 passing yards per game against them (177th nationally). In terms of rushing, they’ve given up 150.1 rushing yards, placing them 88th in college football.
Will UTSA Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?
This season, the UTSA Roadrunners are currently 7-3. So far this season, they have played five road games and five at home.
UTSA has gone into nine games as the favorite this season and one game as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 4-5-1.
This season, UTSA has posted an over/under record of 3-7 through 10 games. On average their games have combined for 56.1 points.
The Roadrunners come into their matchup vs. South Florida 31st in college football at 383 rushing attempts per game. This has translated to an average of 170.6 rushing yards per game, placing them 54th nationally. Additionally, they’ve been airing it out 32.8 times each game, accumulating an average of 238 passing yards. In terms of scoring, they stand 36th, with 31.5 points per game.
On defense, the Roadrunners defense has 37 sacks and are 1st in QB hurries. So far, teams are scoring 24.6 points per game against them (90th). In terms of pass defense, they’re ranked 114th in the NCAA, allowing 236.7 passing yards per game. Moreover, UTSA’s run defense is allowing 128.6 rushing yards per contest.