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    On Saturday at 6:00 PM ET, two of the top offensive players in college football will be featured when wideout De’Corian Clark and the UTSA Roadrunners (3-2) host QB Austin Reed and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (3-2).

    The Hilltoppers are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+6.5), against the Roadrunners (with an over/under of 72.5 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for UTSA vs. Western Kentucky

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Stadium: Alamodome
    Roadrunners vs Hilltoppers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Roadrunners -6.5 -112 -109 72.5 -112 -110 -247 +191

    UTSA Betting Insights

    • Western Kentucky has a 3-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Western Kentucky is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this year.
    • Three of Western Kentucky’s five games with a set total have hit the over (60%).

    UTSA Stats & Insights

    • UTSA has struggled defensively, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS (440.8 yards allowed per game) this season. However, the defense ranks 10th-best, yielding an average of 500.8 yards per game.
    • UTSA has the 20th-best offense this season in terms of points scored (38.6 points per game), but ranks 17th-worst on the defensive side of the ball (34.0 points allowed per game).
    • On the offensive side of the ball, UTSA has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking best in the FBS by totaling 365.8 per game. The Roadrunners rank 100th on defense (253.6 passing yards allowed per game).
    • With 187.2 rushing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS, UTSA has had to rely on their 91st-ranked running game (135.0 rushing yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
    • While UTSA ranks 19th-worst in the FBS in third-down efficiency on defense with a 45.9% third-down percentage allowed, it’s been a different situation offensively, where the Roadrunners rank sixth-best in the FBS (55.4% third-down percentage).
    • UTSA owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -2, forcing five turnovers (96th in the FBS) while turning it over seven times (61st in the FBS).

    UTSA’s Best Players

    • Frank Harris leads UTSA with 1,724 yards (344.8 ypg) on 131-of-190 passing with 12 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He also has 193 rushing yards on 42 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • Brenden Brady has carried the ball 79 times for a team-high 304 yards on the ground and has found the end zone four times. He’s also tacked on 10 catches for 85 yards (17.0 per game).
    • Clark has hauled in 35 catches for 556 yards (111.2 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone six times as a receiver.
    • Joshua Cephus has hauled in 36 receptions totaling 503 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Zakhari Franklin has been the target of 58 passes and racked up 37 catches for 491 yards, an average of 98.2 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone six times through the air this season.
    • Trey Moore leads the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has 2.0 TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Jamal Ligon is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s picked up 30 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
    • Dywan Griffin has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has six tackles and one pass defended to his name.

    Western Kentucky Betting Insights

    • Western Kentucky’s ATS record is 3-2-0 this year.
    • Western Kentucky is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this year.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Western Kentucky’s five games with a set total.

    Western Kentucky Stats & Insights

    • Western Kentucky’s offense has been dominant, accumulating 500.6 total yards per game (11th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 51st by allowing 353.2 total yards per game.
    • Western Kentucky’s offensive attack has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks ninth-best in the FBS with 43.4 points per game. In terms of defense, it is ceding 22.2 points per game, which ranks 50th.
    • Western Kentucky’s pass offense has been dominant, accumulating 352.8 passing yards per contest (sixth-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 80th by giving up 238.0 passing yards per game.
    • Western Kentucky is posting 147.8 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (77th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 115.2 rushing yards per game (38th-ranked) on defense.
    • Western Kentucky ranks 72nd in the FBS with a 39.0% third-down conversion rate, but it has been carried by its defense, which ranks 25th-best by surrendering a 29.6% third-down rate.
    • Western Kentucky has produced 14 forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over eight times, resulting in a +6 turnover margin, which ranks 15th-best in the FBS.

    Western Kentucky’s Best Players

    • Reed has thrown for 1,667 yards (333.4 ypg) while completing 71.9% of his passes and recording 17 touchdown passes with four interceptions this season. He’s also run for 77 yards with two touchdowns.
    • Kye Robichaux is his team’s leading rusher with 47 carries for 315 yards, or 63.0 per game. He’s found the end zone one time on the ground, as well.
    • Davion Ervin-Poindexter has rushed for 140 yards on 40 carries with three touchdowns.
    • Daewood Davis has racked up 486 receiving yards on 36 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Malachi Corley has put up a 298-yard season so far with five touchdowns. He’s caught 24 passes on 30 targets.
    • Michael Mathison has racked up 281 reciving yards (56.2 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Jaques Evans, the team’s leader in tackles and sacks, has collected 4.5 sacks, 5.0 TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Upton Stout has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with seven tackles and two passes defended.
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