Texas El Paso Miners (4-7) at North Texas Mean Green (1-10)
|Date & Time||Saturday November 28, 2015, 3:30 PM (EST)|
The Line: North Texas Mean Green -4 -- Over/Under: 51
The UTEP Miners will travel to play the North Texas Mean Green in a Conference USA matchup.
The North Texas Mean Green are 1-10 and are coming off of a loss against Middle Tennessee by a score of 41-7. The North Texas offense is averaging 16 points per game with 330.6 yards per game. DaMarcus Smith leads the North Texas offense with 982 yards, 8 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions. Jeffrey Wilson is the leading rusher for North Texas with 774 yards and 1 touchdown. Carlos Harris is the leading receiver for North Texas with 708 yards and 7 touchdowns. The North Texas defense is giving up 43.2 points per game with 525 yards per game. The North Texas defense has 17 sacks, 9 fumble recoveries, and 4 interceptions. North Texas has been very bad this season have lost their last three games by at least 24 points each.
The UTEP Miners are 4-7 and are coming off of a loss against Louisiana Tech by a score of 17-15. UTEP is averaging 20 points per game with 349 yards per game. Ryan Metz leads the UTEP offense with 874 yards, 6 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions. Jeremiah Laufasa is the leading rusher for UTEP with 319 yards and 1 touchdown. Jaquan White is the leading receiver for UTEP with 471 yards and 7 touchdowns. The UTEP defense is giving up 34.4 points per game with 448.6 yards per game. UTEP’s defense has 20 sacks, 6 fumble recoveries, and 4 interceptions. UTEP has one of the worst offenses in the country, which has made it hard for the Miners to find success this season.
UTEP is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. UTEP is 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games on turf. The under is 5-0 in UTEP’s last 5 games overall. North Texas is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games against a team with a losing record. North Texas is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a loss. The under is 4-1 in the North Texas last 5 games overall.
North Texas has been very bad this season and I simply can’t trust them. UTEP hasn’t been much better this season, but they have at least won a few more games. I am taking UTEP and the points in this one.