The North Texas Mean Green (0-0) will look to upset the SMU Mustangs (0-0) on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at Apogee Stadium. The Mustangs are significant favorites in this one, with the spread posted at 10.5 points. The over/under is set at 70.5 in the contest.
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SMU vs. North Texas Betting Trends
- SMU was 5-6-0 against the spread last season.
- The Mustangs went 3-2-1 as 10.5-point favorites or greater last year.
- Out of 12 SMU games last year, six went over the total.
- SMU put together a 6-3 record in games it was favored on the moneyline last season (winning 66.7% of those games).
- SMU won all five games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -382 or shorter.
- North Texas covered the spread eight times in 12 games last year.
- North Texas won twice ATS (2-2-1) as underdogs of 10.5 points or greater last season.
- North Texas had four of its 12 games hit the over last year.
- North Texas won two of the nine games it played as underdogs last season.
- North Texas had a record of 1-2 in games where oddsmakers had them as underdogs of at least +294 on the moneyline.
SMU vs. North Texas: Over/Under Trends
- In games last year, SMU and its opponent combined to score more than 70.5 points.
- North Texas games finished with over 70.5 points just one time last season.
- Last year’s combined scoring average for these two teams (65.9 points per game) is 4.6 fewer than the total for this contest.
- The total for this game is 70.5 points, 14.6 higher than the combined points allowed for these two teams last season.
- The over/under for this game is 70.5 points, 4.8 more than the average point total for Mustangs games a year ago.
- Games involving the Mean Green last year averaged 60.6 points per game, a 9.9-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.
SMU Players to Watch
- Tanner Mordecai’s previous season stat line featured 3,628 passing yards (302.3 yards per game) while going 308-for-454 (67.8% completion percentage) with 39 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He also ran for 202 yards on 74 carries with two rushing touchdowns, averaging 16.8 yards per game.
- Last year, Tre Siggers racked up 727 rushing yards (60.6 yards per game) and nine touchdowns.
- Ulysses Bentley IV ran for 610 yards on 96 carries (50.8 ypg), with four rushing touchdowns last year.
- In the previous season, Danny Gray grabbed 49 passes for 803 yards (66.9 yards per game). He also found the end zone for nine touchdowns.
- Rashee Rice tacked on 670 yards on 64 grabs with nine touchdowns. He averaged 55.8 receiving yards per game last year.
- Reggie Roberson Jr. hauled in 51 passes for 625 yards and six touchdowns, putting up 52.1 yards per game last year.
North Texas Players to Watch
- Austin Aune completed 51.2% of his passes to throw for 1,991 yards and nine touchdowns last season. Aune also helped on the ground, accumulating three touchdowns on 25.3 yards per game.
- DeAndre Torrey averaged 93.4 rushing yards per game and collected 13 rushing touchdowns last year.
- Ikaika Ragsdale rushed for 534 yards and five touchdowns last season.
- Roderic Burns averaged 61.7 receiving yards and racked up four receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2021 season.
- Jason Pirtle caught 41 passes last season on his way to 380 yards and two receiving touchdowns.
- Damon Ward Jr. hauled in 20 passes on his way to 285 receiving yards and two touchdowns a season ago.
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