The Tulsa Golden Hurricane will travel to face the UTEP Minors in an NCAA college football game on Saturday night.
Kick off time from UTEP is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by Fox Sports 1.
The college football point spread in this game have the road team Tulsa Golden Hurricane favored by -10 points with an over under line set at 65 points.
Tulsa has lost three straight to fall to 1-4 on the season after a 30-27 home defeat last week in overtime to the Rice Owls as a -3 point betting favorite. The game total finished at over 54 ½ points. Tulsa overcame a 24-10 first half deficit to force the overtime.
The Golden Hurricane put up 415 yards with 222 running for 4 yards a carry. Quarterback Cody Green goes 16 of 32 from the field for 193 yards with two interceptions. The turn the football over three times and lost the turnover battle by a -1 margin. The Golden Hurricane failed to sustain drives by going 5 on third down. On defense they allowed Rice 344 yards with 167 yards on the ground for 3 ½ yards a carry. Tulsa’s defense did a good job getting off the field 75% of the time on third down.
UTEP has dropped three straight as well to fall to 1-4 in the 2013 campaign after a 38-35 home defeat last week to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs as a +1 ½ point underdog. The game total landed over 61 points. The Minors couldn’t overcome a 10 point first half deficit.
They produced 440 yards of offense with 203 running for 4 ½ yards a carry. QB Jameil Showers connected on 18 of 33 passes for 237 yards with three touchdowns and one pick. Freshman running back Aaron Jones ran for 121 yards on 18 carries. The Miners defense allowed the Bulldogs 463 yards with 353 running for over 7 yards a carry.