New Mexico at UNLV Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/30/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Sam Boyd Stadium in Whitney
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The New Mexico Lobos (2-5) will go on the road on Saturday to face the UNLV Rebels (2-6) in a game between two struggling defenses. The Rebels beat the Lobos 56-42 on the road last season.
New Mexico lost their second game in a row when they were beaten 35-31 by Air Force two weeks ago. They did have 367 rushing yards in that game, but they were also just 4-for-15 on their third down opportunities.
The Lobos have struggled this season, but their rushing game is sixth-best in the country after running for 304.4 yards per game in their first seven games. Their best offensive player has been running back Jhurell Pressley, who has rushed for 580 yards with six touchdowns this season. Quarterback Lamar Jordan has only thrown for 418 yards this season with four touchdowns and one pick.
Last Saturday, UNLV lost for the fifth time in their last six games when they were beaten 34-20 by Utah State on the road. They only had 15 rushing yards in that loss and they turned the ball over three times.
The Rebels have only scored 18.9 points per game this season, while their defense has given up 36.6 points per game. Wide receiver Devonte Boyd has caught 33 passes this year for 562 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Blake Decker has 1,899 passing yards with nine touchdowns, but he has also thrown 12 interceptions.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
New Mexico Lobos are 2-5-0 Against the Spread
New Mexico Lobos are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
UNLV Rebels Betting Trends
UNLV Rebels are 3-5-0 Against the Spread
UNLV Rebels are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New Mexico Lobos
10/26/14 DL Cole Juarez Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/26/14 DB Isaiah Brown Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/26/14 DB Jadon Boatright Groin "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/26/14 CB SaQwan Edwards Concussion "?" Saturday vs. UNLV
10/08/14 OT Johnny Vizcaino Concussion out indefinitely
10/07/14 RB Crusoe Gongbay Foot out for season
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
10/26/14 RB David Greene Leg "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/26/14 WR Devante Davis Hand "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/26/14 Backup RB Jamal Overton Hand "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/26/14 S Peni Vea Neck "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/26/14 DB Sidney Hodge Hand "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/26/14 LB Trent Langham Leg "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico
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