The UTSA Roadrunners host the Army Black Knights in a Week 3 matchup on Friday evening. Both of these teams secured wins in Week 2 after losing in Week 1. The Roadrunners knocked off Texas State 20-13. On the opposite sideline, Army is coming off a 57-0 shutout win over Delaware State. Army is 1-1 against the spread this season, while UTSA is 0-2 ATS.
Kickoff from the Alamodome in San Antonio is set for 7 p.m. ET. The Roadrunners are 8-point favorites in Army vs. UTSA odds via SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 43. Before making any Army vs. UTSA picks, be sure to check out the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer simulation model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Army vs. UTSA and just revealed its picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Now, here are several college football odds and trends for UTSA vs. Army:
- Army vs. UTSA spread: Roadrunners -8
- Army vs. UTSA over/under: 43 points
- Army vs. UTSA money line: Roadrunners -324, Black Knights +253
- UTSA: UTSA has hit the game total Under in eight of its last 13 games
- ARMY: Army has hit the game total Under in three of its last four away games
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Why Army can cover
Army's defense has been stout in the first two games of the season. The Black Knights are only allowing 8.5 points and 258 total yards per game thus far. They have athletic and impactful linebackers in the middle of the field. Senior linebacker Leo Lowin has great instincts and awareness to diagnose plays. Lowin is tied for first on the team in total tackles (10) with a forced fumble.
Senior linebacker Spencer Jones is another agile defender with impressive downhill speed. Jones has totaled 10 stops. Senior linebacker Jimmy Ciarlo has the ability to push the pocket and create pressure. Ciarlo currently has nine total tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and two sacks. He's logged a sack in back-to-back matchups. See which team to pick here.
Why UTSA can cover
UTSA's defense has difference-makers on all three levels. Through two games, they are allowing 288 total yards and only 66 rushing yards per game. The pass rush has the ability to generate pressure consistently due to their effective and relentless rushers. Sophomore linebacker Trey Moore uses his quickness and violent hands to get into the backfield with ease.
Moore is leading the team in both tackles (12) and sacks (4). In his last outing, the Texas native finished with seven total tackles and three sacks. Junior defensive lineman Nick Booker-Brown has great instincts and a quick burst. Booker-Brown's non-stop motor allows him to give maximum effort each time he touches the field. The Texas native is second on the team in sacks (1.5) with three total tackles. See which team to pick here.
How to make Army vs. UTSA picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 55 points. The model also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Army vs. UTSA, and which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has notched a profit of almost $2,500 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out.