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    The East Carolina Pirates (1-6) play on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET at Alamodome against the UTSA Roadrunners (4-3).

    The Roadrunners are very big favorites (currently -18.5) in their game versus the Pirates, with the over/under at 46 points. (On the moneyline, the Roadrunners are -1126 and the Pirates are +701.)

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    Game Info for UTSA vs. East Carolina

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Stadium: Alamodome
    UTSA vs East Carolina Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UTSA -18.5 -110 -110 46 -110 -110 -1126 +701

    UTSA Pick Insights

    • UTSA has posted a 3-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Two of UTSA’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (28.6%).

    UTSA Stats & Insights

    • UTSA is averaging 394.3 yards per game offensively this year (68th in the FBS), and are allowing 371.1 yards per game (66th) on defense.
    • UTSA is totaling 29 points per game on offense, which ranks them 67th in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the defense ranks 68th, allowing 25.1 points per game.
    • UTSA is averaging 238.4 passing yards per game on offense (59th in the FBS), and ranks 91st on defense with 241.1 passing yards allowed per game.
    • UTSA is totaling 155.9 rushing yards per game offensively this season (66th in the FBS), and is allowing 130 rushing yards per game (54th) on defense.
    • UTSA ranks 82nd in third-down defense this season (39.8% third-down percentage allowed), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 20th-best in the FBS with a 46.6% third-down conversion rate.
    • UTSA ranks 106th in college football with a -4 turnover margin after forcing 8 turnovers (93rd in the FBS) and committing 12 (91st in the FBS).

    UTSA’s Best Players

    • Frank Harris has 1,193 passing yards for UTSA, completing 66.7% of his passes and tossing nine touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 94 rushing yards (13.4 ypg) on 39 carries with one rushing touchdown.
    • Kevorian Barnes has carried the ball 104 times for a team-high 469 yards on the ground and has found the end zone four times.
    • Robert Henry has been handed the ball 53 times this year and racked up 359 yards (51.3 per game) with five touchdowns.
    • Joshua Cephus has hauled in 51 receptions for 496 yards (70.9 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone six times as a receiver.
    • Tykee Ogle-Kellogg has hauled in 19 receptions totaling 349 yards, finding the end zone four times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Devin McCuin’s 23 catches have turned into 326 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Trey Moore has nine sacks to lead the team, and also has nine TFL and 28 tackles.
    • Martavius French is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s picked up 37 tackles.
    • Nicktroy Fortune has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 12 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

    East Carolina Betting Insights

    • East Carolina has covered the spread twice in seven opportunities this year.
    • East Carolina is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 18.5 points or more this season.
    • Out of East Carolina’s seven games with a set total, two have hit the over (28.6%).

    East Carolina Pick Insights

    • East Carolina ranks fourth-worst in total yards per game (274), but it has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 28th in the FBS with 329.3 total yards ceded per contest.
    • East Carolina’s offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, compiling 17.4 points per game, which ranks ninth-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 60th with 24.1 points ceded per contest.
    • East Carolina ranks 14th-worst in passing yards per game (161), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 47th in the FBS with 210.3 passing yards ceded per contest.
    • East Carolina’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering 113 rushing yards per game, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 35th with 119 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • East Carolina’s offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 11th-worst in the FBS with a 30.6% third-down conversion percentage. It has been better on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering a 37.9% third-down rate (68th-ranked).
    • East Carolina owns a +1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 56th in the FBS.

    East Carolina’s Best Players

    • Alex Flinn has compiled 718 yards on 50.3% passing while recording two touchdown passes with six interceptions this season.
    • Rahjai Harris is his team’s leading rusher with 76 carries for 249 yards, or 35.6 per game. He’s found the end zone four times on the ground, as well.
    • Mason Garcia has run for 227 yards across 50 carries, scoring two touchdowns.
    • Chase Sowell leads his squad with 295 receiving yards on 25 catches.
    • Jaylen Johnson has 25 receptions (on 48 targets) for a total of 236 yards (33.7 yards per game) this year.
    • Jsi Hatfield’s 35 targets have resulted in 17 catches for 219 yards.
    • Chad Stephens has collected 1.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up four TFL and 22 tackles.
    • Julius Wood has 44 tackles, two TFL, and one interception, and leads the team in both tackles and interceptions.
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