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    At 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, the Florida International Panthers (3-3) are at home against the UTEP Miners (1-5).

    The Panthers are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+2), against the Miners (with an over/under of 44 points).

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    Game Info for UTEP vs. Florida International

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: Riccardo Silva Stadium
    UTEP vs Florida International Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UTEP -2 -110 -110 44 -110 -110 -130 +108

    UTEP Pick Insights

    • UTEP is 1-5-0 against the spread this season.
    • UTEP is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when favored by 2 points or more this season.
    • UTEP has hit the over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    UTEP Stats & Insights

    • UTEP ranks 101st in total offense (345.8 yards per game) and 85th in total defense (384.8 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • UTEP has been a bottom-25 scoring offense this season, ranking fourth-worst with 16.2 points per contest. The defensive unit ranks 87th in the FBS (28.2 points allowed per game).
    • UTEP ranks 23rd-worst in passing offense (187.7 passing yards per game), but thas played slightly better on defense, ranking 33rd with 193.5 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • UTEP has the 64th-ranked rushing offense this season (158.2 rushing yards per game), and has been less effective defensively, ranking 15th-worst with 191.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • With a 30.9% third-down conversion rate (eighth-worst) and a 45.6% third-down rate allowed on defense (21st-worst), UTEP has been getting outplayed on both sides of the ball this year in terms of third-down efficiency.
    • With three forced turnovers (124th in the FBS) against 11 turnovers committed (116th in the FBS), UTEP’s -8 turnover margin is the third-worst in college football.

    UTEP’s Best Players

    • Gavin Hardison has thrown for 947 yards (157.8 ypg) to lead UTEP, completing 56.6% of his passes and collecting five touchdown passes compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Deion Hankins, has carried the ball 73 times for 380 yards (63.3 per game), scoring one time.
    • This season, Torrance Burgess Jr. has carried the ball 67 times for 366 yards (61 per game) and two touchdowns, while also racking up 117 yards through the air.
    • Kelly Akharaiyi’s 290 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 40 times and has totaled 17 receptions and one touchdown.
    • Jeremiah Ballard has hauled in 15 receptions totaling 246 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Tyrin Smith’s 19 catches have turned into 191 yards and one touchdown.
    • Tyrice Knight, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has collected 2.5 sacks, six TFL and 60 tackles.
    • Trez Moore has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has six tackles and one pass defended to his name.

    Florida International Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Florida International has put together a 3-3-0 record against the spread.
    • Florida International is a 3-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or more this season.
    • Florida International hase hit the over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    Florida International Pick Insights

    • This season has been hard for Florida International on both offense and defense, as it is compiling only 330.2 total yards per game (21st-worst) and allowing 445.8 total yards per game (ninth-worst).
    • Florida International ranks 20th-worst in points per game (20.7), but it has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 79th in the FBS with 27 points allowed per contest.
    • Florida International is accumulating 222.7 passing yards per contest on offense this season (79th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 237.5 passing yards per contest (83rd-ranked) on defense.
    • Florida International has struggled on both offense and defense in terms of rushing this season, ranking 17th-worst in rushing yards (107.5 per game) and seventh-worst in rushing yards allowed (208.3 per game).
    • Florida International ranks fourth-worst in third-down conversion percentage (27%), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 81st in the FBS with a 39.8% third-down rate allowed.
    • At -1, Florida International sports the 78th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 10 forced turnovers (26th in the FBS) and 11 turnovers committed (116th in the FBS).

    Florida International’s Best Players

    • Keyone Jenkins has put up 1,258 passing yards, or 209.7 per game, so far this season. He has completed 59.2% of his passes and has collected five touchdowns with six interceptions. He’s also helped out on the ground with 14.7 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner three times.
    • Shomari Lawrence has rushed for 323 yards on 56 carries so far this year while scoring three times on the ground.
    • Kejon Owens has piled up 215 yards (on 35 carries) with three touchdowns.
    • Kris Mitchell’s 550 receiving yards (91.7 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 31 receptions on 48 targets with four touchdowns.
    • Dean Patterson has collected 255 receiving yards (42.5 yards per game) on 14 receptions.
    • Jalen Bracey’s 13 catches (on 26 targets) have netted him 170 yards (28.3 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Alex Nobles has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has four TFL and 17 tackles.
    • Donovan Manuel, Florida International’s top tackler, has 46 tackles, one TFL, and 0.5 sacks this year.
    • CJ Christian has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 23 tackles, two TFL, and three passes defended.
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