Old Dominion vs. Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners - 11/9/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Old Dominion vs. Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2:01 PM (S.B. Ballard Stadium)
ODU -4.5 O/U 43
Two of the least productive offenses in the nation will be on the field when UTSA plays at Old Dominion this weekend. Both are in the bottom 10 nationally in scoring, with Old Dominion averaging 14.8 points per outing, and UTSA scoring 18.8 per game. Old Dominion is one of only 10 teams nationally not averaging at least 100 yards per game rushing. UTSA is giving up 33.4 points per game and Old Dominion is giving up 28.7.
UTSA quarterback Lowell Narcisse is doubtful for this week's game, and Frank Harris may get the start. Narcisse has passed for 575 yards, while Harris has passed for 486. They have thrown three touchdowns each, and both have thrown three interceptions. Narcisse has rushed for 412 yards and four touchdowns. Harris has run for 126. The leading rusher is SIncere McCormick with 610 yards and six touchdowns. The Roadrunners have 12 rushing touchdowns and six passing as a team.
Stone Smartt leads Old Dominion with 833 yards passing, one touchdown and five interceptions. He has been sacked 24 times, but still has 143 yards rushing and five touchdowns. Four players have thrown passes for the Monarchs. Old Dominion has just two passing touchdowns this season, with nine interceptions and 41 sacks. Kesean Strong has 261 yards rushing with three touchdowns. The team has 12 rushing touchdowns on the season. The Monarch defense has eight interceptions and 14 sacks.
Old Dominion won the only two previous meetings between these teams in 2015 and 2016, and only one of them was close. With the previous two meetings falling to ODU it looks like this one will as well. The Old Dominion squad has a great quarterback in Smartt and have a decent rushing attack, but a strong defense too. Final Score Prediction, Old Dominion Monarchs win and cover 31-24.