The Utsa Roadrunners and Texas A&m Aggies will go head-to-head on the grass of Kyle Field. The daytime matchup is scheduled to get going at 12:00 p.m. ET and SEC Network will showcase the action.
UTSA vs. Texas A&M Betting Odds 11/2/2019
Texas A&M has been tabbed as heavily favored in this matchup and is currently giving up 38 points to UTSA. The over/under is set at 53 points. If one side can get out in front early, it’ll likely produce a nice live betting scenario.
The Roadrunners are 3-4 straight up (SU) while the Aggies are 5-3 SU. The Roadrunners are 3-4 against the spread (ATS) and have recorded 0.8 units so far. The team has posted an Over-Under record of 3-3-1.
The Aggies are down 1.9 units this season. The team is 4-3-1 ATS and has an even O/U record of 4-4.
The Roadrunners enter after a 31-27 win over Rice on October 19. Lowell Narcisse completed 19-of-29 passes for 212 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Sincere McCormick (94 yards on 14 rush attempts, one TD) led the ground attack while Carlos Strickland II (six receptions, 86 yards) and Zakhari Franklin (four catches, 26 yards, two TDs) handled the receiving duties in the win.
Texas A&M just earned a 49-30 win over Mississippi State. Kellen Mond completed 17-of-23 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns. Isaiah Spiller (90 rushing yards on 22 attempts, one TD) and the signal-caller Mond (76 yards on nine carries, two TDs) spearheaded the running attack while Quartney Davis (five receptions, 57 yards) and Jhamon Ausbon (four catches, 55 yards, one TD) led the pass-catching attack in the win.
UTSA has run the ball on 56.7 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Texas A&M has a rush percentage of 46.4 percent. The Roadrunners have produced 180 rush yards/game and have 11 scores on the ground this year. The Aggies are logging 146 rush yards per contest and have 14 total rushing TDs.
The Roadrunners have tallied 142 yards/contest in the air overall and have six passing scores so far. The Aggies have produced 267 pass yards per outing and have 18 total pass TDs.
UTSA has allowed opponents to run for an average of 210 yards and pass for 184 yards per game. Texas A&M has allowed 148.3 rushing yards per game and 199.9 to opposing teams in the air. The Aggies are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of only 4.68 to opposing QBs, while the Roadrunners have given up a 7.21 ANY/A.
Narcisse has amassed 391 pass yards this year. He’s connected on 43-of-86 attempts with three passing touchdowns and three interceptions. Narcisse has a 3.39 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number is 5.67 over the past two outings.
Look for a balanced attack offensively from UTSA in this one. As a group, Sincere McCormick, Carlos Strickland II and Lowell Narcisse have collectively accounted for 427 yards from scrimmage and three touchdowns over the last two outings.
In the home locker room, Kellen Mond has produced 1,831 yards, 15 TDs and four INTs. Mond’s ANY/A stands at 7.21 for the year and 6.76 over his last two outings.
Similar to the Roadrunners, expect a balanced attack offensively from Texas A&M this Saturday. Isaiah Spiller (372 rushing yards, four rush TDs this season), Kellen Mond (276 rush yards, five rush TDs, zero receiving yards) and Jalen Wydermyer (168 receiving yards, five receiving TDs) have combined for 467 total yards and five touchdowns over the last two games.
UTSA Roadrunners vs. Texas A&M Aggies Free Pick
SU Winner – Texas A&M, ATS Winner – UTSA, O/U – Over
As a team, UTSA has averaged 5.2 yards per carry across its past three games and 4.2 over its last two.
Texas A&M has averaged 4.7 yards per carry over its last three contests and 4.8 over its last two.
The Texas A&M offense has lost six fumbles this season while UTSA has let seven get away.
The Roadrunners offense has produced zero pass plays of 40+ yards, while the Aggies have accounted for three such plays.
The UTSA defense has allowed four pass plays of 40 yards or more, while Texas A&M has given up one such play.
The UTSA offense has created 13 rushing plays of 20+ yards, while Texas A&M has created 12 such runs.
The Roadrunners defense has allowed 21 rushing plays of 20 yards or more, while the Aggies have given up nine such runs.
The Texas A&M D has sacked opposing QBs 14 times this season. UTSA has produced 12 sacks.