UTSA Vs. Troy: Duluth Trading Cure Bowl Betting Picks, Predictions And Tips – December 16, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 5, 2022 - Last Updated on December 12, 2022

The Duluth Trading Cure Bowl will feature a matchup between the UTSA Roadrunners and the Troy Trojans. The Roadrunners (-2.5) take to the field against the Trojans (+118 on the moneyline to win) on December 16, 2022 at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN. A total of 56.5 points has been set for the matchup by sportsbooks.

This article makes reference to odds valid as of December 16, 2022 at 11:26 AM ET. Find all the up-to-date odds for this outing in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

UTSA Vs. Troy Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for UTSA vs Troy
Spread Over/Under
Troy (+2.5) Under (56.5)

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 Stats (Rank) Troy
38.7 (12) Points Per Game 26.2 (80)
26.5 (64) Points Per Game Against 17.5 (8)
308.6 (12) Pass Yards 252.5 (46)
253.5 (102) Pass Yards Against 208.1 (40)
177.5 (48) Rush Yards 122.8 (103)
151.5 (71) Rush Yards Against 117.5 (23)
14 (37) Giveaways 19 (96)
19 (27) Takeaways 19 (27)
+5 Turnover Differential 0

UTSA Vs. Troy Betting Insights

UTSA Stats And Trends

  • UTSA is 7-6-0 against the spread this season.
  • Against the spread as 2.5-point or better favorites, UTSA is 6-5.
  • This season, eight of UTSA’s 13 games have hit the over.
  • Roadrunners games have finished with more than 56.5 points 11 times so far this season.
  • Roadrunners games average 62.7 total points per game this season, 6.2 more than the over/under for this matchup.

Troy Stats And Trends

  • Troy has 10 wins in 13 contests against the spread this year.
  • Troy has an ATS record of 5-0 as 2.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • Troy has played 13 games this season, and six of them have hit the over.
  • Trojans games have gone over 56.5 points on four occasions this year.
  • Trojans games average 49.0 total points, 7.5 fewer than the total for this matchup.

UTSA Players To Watch

  • Frank Harris leads UTSA with 3,865 passing yards (297.3 ypg) on 305-of-429 passing with 31 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season. He also adds 588 rushing yards (45.2 ypg) on 121 carries while scoring nine touchdowns on the ground.
  • The team’s top rusher, Kevorian Barnes, has carried the ball 114 times for 713 yards (71.3 per game), with six touchdowns this year.
  • This season Brenden Brady has racked up 156 carries for 699 yards (58.3 per game) and nine touchdowns, while also catching 18 passes for 190 yards (15.8 per game).
  • Zakhari Franklin’s 1,100 receiving yards (84.6 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered 86 receptions and 14 touchdowns.
  • Joshua Cephus has put up a 985-yard season so far (75.8 receiving yards per game) with six touchdowns, hauling in 87 passes.
  • De’Corian Clark’s 51 grabs have yielded 741 yards (82.3 ypg) and eight touchdowns.

Troy Players To Watch

  • Gunnar Watson leads Troy with 2,700 passing yards (225.0 ypg) on 193-of-312 passing with 13 touchdowns compared to 10 interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, Kimani Vidal, has carried the ball 209 times for 1,064 yards (81.8 per game), with nine touchdowns this year.
  • This season DK Billingsley has rushed for 656 yards (50.5 per game) on 134 carries with eight touchdowns.
  • Tez Johnson’s team-leading 818 receiving yards (68.2 yards per game) have come on 52 receptions with four touchdowns.
  • RaJae’ Johnson has collected 672 receiving yards (51.7 yards per game) and six touchdowns, reeling in 34 passes this year.
  • Deshon Stoudemire’s 38 grabs this season have resulted in 491 yards (40.9 ypg) and two touchdowns.

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