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UTSA Roadrunners vs Rice Owls Odds & Info

Game UTSA Roadrunners vs Rice Owls
Date & Time Saturday October 16, 2021, 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
Latest odds
UTSA -17 ; O/U 53
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Rice Owls visit Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday to play the UTSA Roadrunners. Rice improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the Conference USA following a 24-19 victory over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles last Saturday. Rice was outgained by USM 378-315 but the Owls defense forced four Golden Eagles turnovers. Rice quarterback Jake Constantine passed for 192 yards and two touchdowns.

Jake Constantine has passed for 543 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. The Owls’ signal-caller has been sacked four times. The leading rusher is Jordan Myers with 244 yards and five touchdowns, while the leading receiver is Jake Bailey with 232 yards and one touchdown. On defense, linebacker Antonio Montero is the leading tackler with 38 and defensive end Ikenna Enechukwu is the leader in quarterback sacks with 3.0. Cornerback George Nyakwol has two interceptions to lead Rice.

UTSA improved to 6-0 following a 52-46 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday night. The Roadrunners were led by quarterback Frank Harris who passed for 349 yards with six touchdowns and one interception. Sincere McCormick rushed for 120 yards and De’Corian Clarke had 160 yards receiving and three touchdowns. UTSA gained 564 yards of total offense but the Roadrunners defense gave up 670 yards of total offense to WKU.

Quarterback Frank Harris has passed for 1,475 yards with 12 touchdowns and three interceptions, while running backs and Sincere McCormick has 661 yards and six touchdowns. The leading receiver for UTSA is Joshua Cephus with 457 yards and three touchdowns receptions. On defense, Safety Rashad Wisdom is the leading tackler with 38 and linebacker Clarence Hicks is the leader in quarterback sacks with 3.5. Four players for UTSA each have one interception. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Rice is 1-4 ATS in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Owls last 5
  • UTSA is 7-1 ATS in its alt 8
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Roadrunners last 5

Free NCAAF Pick:

UTSA Roadrunners -17

The UTSA offense led by quarterback Frank Harris will be too much for the Rice defense to stop. UTSA is scoring an average of 37.5 points per game And the Rice defense is allowing an average of 38.6 points per game with 249.6 yards passing per game and 195.4 yards rushing per game. Sincere McCormick will have a field day rushing against a weak front seven of the Owls. Final Score Prediction, UTSA Roadrunners win and cover ATS 42-21.

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