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Week 4: UTSA vs Texas Southern 9/24/22 College Football Picks, Predictions, Odds

Texas Southern Tigers (1-2) vs. UTSA Roadrunners (1-2)
September 24, 2022 3:30 pm EDT
The Line: UTSA Roadrunners -44 / Texas Southern Tigers +44; Over/Under: -
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The UTSA Roadrunners and Texas Southern Tigers square off Saturday night in week 4 college football action at the Alamodome. The Texas Southern Tigers look to get back to a .500 record. The UTSA Roadrunners also look to get to a 2-2 record.

The Texas Southern Tigers have lost 7 of their last 8 road games. Andrew Body is completing 61.7 percent of his passes for 479 yards, 3 touchdowns and 1 interception. Derek Morton and AJ Bennett have combined for 307 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns, while Trenton Leary has 3 receptions. The Texas Southern Tigers ground game is averaging 167.3 yards per contest, and LaDarius Owens leads the way with 160 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, Texas Southern is allowing 33 points and 457.3 yards per game. Jacob Williams leads the Texas Southern Tigers with 25 tackles, Michael Akins has 2 sacks and Isaiah Hamilton has 2 interceptions.

The UTSA Roadrunners have won 7 of their last 8 home games. Frank Harris is completing 68.3 percent of his passes for 918 yards, 6 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Zakhari Franklin and Joshua Cephus have combined for 604 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns, while De’Corian Clark has 18 receptions. The UTSA Roadrunners ground game is averaging 132.3 yards per contest, and Brenden Brady leads the way with 157 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, UTSA is allowing 38.7 points and 430 yards per game. Trevor Harmanson leads the UTSA Roadrunners with 22 tackles, Brandon Brown has 1.5 sacks and Corey Mayfield Jr. has 3 pass deflections.

The Tigers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on grass. The Roadrunners are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 home games and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Tigers last 4 games overall. The over is 7-0 in Roadrunners last 7 games overall.

The Texas Southern Tigers have had serious issues defensively through 3 games and this will be their toughest opponent yet, which isn’t great news. The UTSA Roadrunners were a super hyped up team in terms of possible C-USA title, and they’re not exactly off to the start we expected. This kind of feels like a spot where UTSA can take out some frustration and start things over with a feel good beat down. Massive line and not something I’d touch personally. But if forced to pick, I’d expect the Roadrunners to run wild.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
UTSA Roadrunners -44

Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.
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