The 22nd-ranked UTSA Roadrunners are eyeing their first league title in school history when they take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in the Conference USA Championship Game on Friday at 7 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. Western Kentucky is favored by 3.5 points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 73 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college football odds page).
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The model knows senior transfer quarterback Bailey Zappe has been helping Western Kentucky light up the scoreboard ever since he joined the team after three seasons at Houston Baptist. Zappe is closing in on 5,000 yards passing. He's completed 406 of 580 passes (70 percent) for 4,968 yards and 52 touchdowns. He has just nine interceptions and a rating of 168.4. He has also rushed for three scores. In his last four games, he has thrown for 19 touchdowns and just three interceptions, including a 39-for-49 performance for 470 yards and six touchdowns against Florida Atlantic.
The model also knows UTSA is having its finest season since going Division I in 2011. The Roadrunners are led by senior quarterback Frank Harris, who is a dual threat. He not only has completed 222 of 334 passes (66.5 percent) for 2,688 yards and 23 touchdowns, he has also rushed 94 times for 484 yards (5.1 average) and five TDs. Harris has only been picked off five times this season and has a rating of 153.8.
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