UTSA vs. Marshall: Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – December 19, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 8, 2023 - Last Updated on February 7, 2024


In this year’s Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl, the Marshall Thundering Herd are double-digit underdogs (+12.5) versus the UTSA Roadrunners. Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas will host the matchup on December 19, 2023, starting at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. An over/under of 51.5 points has been set for the contest.

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UTSA vs. Marshall Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
UTSA -12.5 -108 -112 51.5 -110 -110

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Computer Pick

Computer picks for UTSA vs Marshall
ATS Total Score prediction
Marshall (+12.5) Over (51.5) UTSA 31 Marshall 24

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

UTSA Marshall
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 31.7 (46) 23.3 (95)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 24.7 (54) 28.2 (81)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 15 (92) 20 (129)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 10 (97) 12 (73)

UTSA vs. Marshall Betting Insights

UTSA Stats and Trends

  • UTSA has put together a 5-6-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Roadrunners have an ATS record of 3-2 when playing as at least 12.5-point favorites this season.
  • UTSA and its opponent have combined to go over the point total four out of 12 times this season.
  • In seven games this season, the Roadrunners and their opponents have scored more than 51.5 combined points.
  • UTSA has an average total of 58.3 in their contests this year, 6.8 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Marshall Stats and Trends

  • Marshall has put together a 4-8-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • In 2023, six Marshall games have hit the over.
  • The Herd have played five games this season that finished with a combined score higher than 51.5 points.
  • Marshall’s outings this season have a 48.9-point average over/under, 2.6 fewer points than this game’s point total.

UTSA Players to Watch

  • Frank Harris leads his team with 2,506 passing yards (250.6 per game) and has a 64.9% completion percentage (218-of-336), throwing 18 touchdown passes and eight interceptions. He also has 323 rushing yards on 86 carries (with four touchdowns), averaging 32.3 yards per game.
  • Kevorian Barnes has taken 139 attempts for a team-leading 698 rushing yards (69.8 yards per game) while scoring six touchdowns.
  • So far this year Robert Henry has rushed for 551 yards on 113 carries (45.9 ypg), with nine rushing touchdowns.
  • Joshua Cephus has hauled in 81 receptions for 1,047 yards, best on his team, and nine touchdowns. He averages 87.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Tykee Ogle-Kellogg has chipped in with 521 yards (on 30 catches) and seven touchdowns.
  • Devin McCuin has racked up 518 yards on 39 receptions with three touchdowns, averaging 47.1 yards per game.

Marshall Players to Watch

  • Cam Fancher leads the team with 2,162 passing yards (216.2 yards per game) and has a 65.4% completion percentage this year (202-of-309) while throwing 11 touchdowns with 11 interceptions. He also has 276 rushing yards on 120 carries with four touchdowns, averaging 27.6 yards per game.
  • Rasheen Ali has churned out a team-high 1,043 rushing yards (94.8 yards per game) and scored 14 touchdowns. He has added 28 catches for 213 yards (19.4 receiving yards per game) with one receiving touchdown.
  • Ethan Payne has rushed for 301 yards on 72 carries (25.1 yards per game) this year.
  • DeMarcus Harris has hauled in 24 receptions for 396 yards, best on his team, and one touchdown. He averages 39.6 receiving yards per game.
  • Caleb Coombs has also chipped in with 310 yards on 39 catches and two touchdowns. He averages 31.0 receiving yards per game this year.
  • This season Jayden Harrison is averaging 23.2 yards per game, with 22 catches for 278 yards and one touchdown.

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