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    The UTSA Roadrunners (7-2) host the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (3-6) on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET, in a matchup featuring two of the top offensive performers in college football in QB Frank Harris and wide receiver Tre Harris.

    The Roadrunners are very heavy favorites (currently -18.5) in their matchup against the Bulldogs, with the over/under being 68 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Roadrunners are -1018 and the Bulldogs are +624.)

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for UTSA vs. Louisiana Tech

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 12, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Stadium: Alamodome
    Roadrunners vs Bulldogs Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Roadrunners -18.5 -110 -113 68 -110 -110 -1018 +624

    UTSA Betting Insights

    • Louisiana Tech is 5-4-0 ATS this year.
    • When they have played as at least 18.5-point underdogs this year, the Bulldogs are 1-1 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in eight of Louisiana Tech’s nine games with a set total.

    UTSA Stats & Insights

    • UTSA has the 12th-best offense this season in terms of total yards (490.2 yards per game), but rank 22nd-worst defensively (434.2 yards allowed per game).
    • Offensively, UTSA has been a top-25 unit, ranking 21st-best in the FBS by putting up 36.6 points per game. The Roadrunners rank 99th on defense (30.3 points allowed per game).
    • While UTSA ranks 16th-worst in the FBS in passing defense with 276.0 passing yards allowed per game, it’s been a different story on the other side of the ball, as the offensive unit ranks seventh-best in the FBS (325.3 passing yards per game).
    • UTSA ranks 57th in run offense (164.9 rushing yards per game) and 87th in run defense (158.2 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • UTSA ranks 97th in third-down defense this season (42.0% third-down conversion rate allowed), but has been shining on offense, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with a 53.2% third-down percentage.
    • With eight forced turnovers (111th in the FBS) against 11 turnovers committed (47th in the FBS), UTSA (-3) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    UTSA’s Best Players

    • Frank Harris has been a dual threat for UTSA so far this season. He has 2,823 passing yards, completing 69.1% of his passes and tossing 21 touchdown passes and six interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 354 yards (39.3 ypg) on 79 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Brenden Brady, has carried the ball 138 times for 570 yards (63.3 per game), scoring seven times. He’s also caught 16 passes for 175 yards.
    • Zakhari Franklin’s 768 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 94 times and has collected 62 catches and nine touchdowns.
    • Joshua Cephus has caught 66 passes for 742 yards (82.4 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • De’Corian Clark has hauled in 51 grabs for 741 yards, an average of 82.3 yards per game. He’s scored eight times as a receiver this season.
    • Trey Moore paces the team with 5.0 sacks, and also has 6.0 TFL and 24 tackles.
    • UTSA’s top-tackler, Jamal Ligon, has 42 tackles and 2.0 TFL this year.
    • Corey Mayfield Jr. has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 34 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and four passes defended to his name.

    Louisiana Tech Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Louisiana Tech has compiled a 5-4-0 record against the spread.
    • Louisiana Tech is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 18.5 points or more this season.
    • Louisiana Tech games have gone over the point total in eight out of nine opportunities (88.9%).

    Louisiana Tech Stats & Insights

    • Louisiana Tech’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, ceding 470.0 total yards per game, which ranks eighth-worst. On offense, it ranks 63rd with 403.0 total yards per contest.
    • Louisiana Tech’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in scoring defense this season, surrendering 37.9 points per game, which ranks fourth-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 39th with 32.6 points per contest.
    • Louisiana Tech’s pass defense ranks 73rd in the FBS with 235.2 passing yards surrendered per contest, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 22nd-best by posting 288.9 passing yards per game.
    • Louisiana Tech has plenty of room to improve in the running game, as it ranks 23rd-worst in rushing yards per game (114.1) and worst in rushing yards surrendered per game (234.8).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, Louisiana Tech ranks 82nd in the FBS (37.8% third-down conversion percentage) and 77th defensively (40.0% third-down rate allowed).
    • At +4, Louisiana Tech owns the 38th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 20 forced turnovers (seventh in the FBS) and 16 turnovers committed (103rd in the FBS).

    Louisiana Tech’s Best Players

    • Parker McNeil has compiled 1,908 yards (212.0 ypg) while completing 57.5% of his passes and recording 18 touchdown passes with eight interceptions this season.
    • Marquis Crosby has rushed 127 times for 693 yards, with five touchdowns.
    • Charvis Thornton has run for 238 yards across 56 attempts, scoring two touchdowns.
    • Tre Harris has totaled 50 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 822 (91.3 yards per game). He’s been targeted 80 times and has nine touchdowns.
    • Smoke Harris has totaled 488 receiving yards (54.2 yards per game) and four touchdowns on 47 receptions.
    • Griffin Hebert’s 35 targets have resulted in 21 catches for 406 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Jaiden Cole has racked up 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording 2.0 TFL, 34 tackles, and one interception.
    • Louisiana Tech’s tackle leader, Hugh Davis, has 44 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks this year.
    • Willie Roberts has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 12 tackles and three passes defended to his name.
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