New Mexico at Air Force Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/16/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs
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On Saturday afternoon, the New Mexico Lobos (2-4) will go up against the Air Force Falcons (4-2), who have won three out of their last four games. The Lobos were able to defeat the Falcons by the score of 45-37 last season.
New Mexico had just 263 total yards in that game against San Diego State last Friday and ended up losing 24-14 at home. They did force four turnovers in that game, but they also gave up 470 yards to San Diego State's offense.
The one thing that the Lobos do well is run the ball and they are currently averaging 294 rushing yards per game. Their top rusher has been Jhurell Pressley, who has 432 yards with four touchdowns and he's averaging 7.6 yards per carry. Quarterback Lamar Jordan has just 412 passing yards with four touchdowns and one pick, but he has also rushed for 259 yards with two more scores.
Air Force had their three-game winning streak snapped last weekend when they were beaten 34-16 to Utah State on the road. They were only able to rush for 155 yards in that loss and they turned the ball over four times.
Through their first six games, the Falcons have rushed for 274.2 yards per game and they are scoring 29.8 points per game. Quarterback Kale Pearson has thrown for 798 yards this season with six touchdowns and one interception, and he has rushed for 304 yards with three more touchdowns. Running back Jacobi Owens has 671 yards on the year with four scores.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
New Mexico Lobos are 1-5-0 Against the Spread
New Mexico Lobos are 2-4-0 against the Over/Under
Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
Air Force Falcons are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Air Force Falcons are 1-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New Mexico Lobos
10/13/14 DB Jadon Boatright Groin injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/13/14 CB SaQwan Edwards Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/08/14 OT Johnny Vizcaino Concussion out indefinitely
10/07/14 RB Crusoe Gongbay Foot out indefinitely
10/02/14 FS Brandon Branch Academics left the team
09/24/14 OL Aaron Jenkins Shoulder out for season
09/16/14 S Daniel Henry Shoulder out for season
Air Force Falcons
10/13/14 QB Kale Pearson Shoulder probable Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/12/14 LB Joey Nichol Groin "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/01/14 OL Allen Caunitz Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
09/17/14 OT Sevrin Remmo Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
09/11/14 RB Shayne Davern Knee expected to miss 6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force
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