Saturday, November 12, 2016
Centennial Bank Stadium
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The New Mexico State Aggies take on the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Centennial Bank Stadium. The opening line for this game has Arkansas State as 20.5 point favorites. This season the Aggies are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Indians have an over/under record of 2-6-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
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Tyler Rogers finished with 138 yards through the air for New Mexico State last week. He completed 19 passes out of 34 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Larry Rose III, who finished with 89 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Anthony Muse was the team leader in receiving with a total of 41 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. As a team in that game New Mexico State got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 316 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 169 yards on 39 attempts.
Justice Hansen finished with 212 yards passing for Arkansas State last week. He went 15 for 35, resulting in a 43% completion percentage. The Indians were led on the ground by Warren Wand, who finished with 49 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Kendall Sanders led the team in receiving with 42 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Arkansas State had 17 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 305 yards for the contest. The Indians ran for 93 yards on 41 carries as a team.
New Mexico State scores 23.9 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 96th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 22.6 passes on 40.8 attempts for a 55.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 281.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 28th in college football. The Aggies run for an average of 136.3 yards per game on 36.6 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 104th in the nation. They also run 77.4 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 417.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 56th overall this season. The Aggies average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 38th in the country. They accumulate 48.4 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, which ranks 92nd in the nation.
New Mexico State allows 261 passing yards per game, ranking 100th in D-1, and they allow 42.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 126th. They give up 19.5 completions on 30.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.7. The Aggies allow 244.9 rushing yards per game on 46.1 carries for an average of 5.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 120th in the country. New Mexico State allows 505.9 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 123rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 61.4 yards per game, ranking them 97th among D-1 teams.
Arkansas State averages 24.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 92nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.9 passes per game on 30.4 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 237.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 61st in Division 1. The Indians run for an average of 135.1 yards per game on 39.1 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 107th on the ground. They also run 69.5 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 372.4 yards per game, ranking them 100th in the country on offense. The Indians get an average of 20.9 first downs per game, which ranks 67th in the nation. They average 58 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, ranking them 51st in college football.
Arkansas State allows an average of 227.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 65th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 25.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 49th in the nation. They give up 16.4 completions on 30.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.4 per game. The Indians allow 181 rushing yards per contest on 43.6 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 79th in the country. Arkansas State allows 408.1 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 69th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 6.5 penalties for 52.3 yards in each contest, ranking 57th in the nation.
New Mexico State Betting Trends
New Mexico State is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico State has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Arkansas State Betting Trends
Arkansas State is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Arkansas State has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
New Mexico State
11/06/16 OL Jamin Smith Foot "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas State
11/06/16 WR Royce Caldwell Leg "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas State
09/27/16 DT DeShawnte Lloyd Foot out for season
08/30/16 TE Garron Nash Personal has left team
08/25/16 QB Tyler Matthews Personal has left team
11/06/16 C Devin Mondie Knee "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico State
11/06/16 LB Quanterio Heath Concussion "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico State
10/03/16 QB D.J. Pearson Legal problems has been dismissed
09/20/16 DE Griffin Riggs Suspension out indefinitely
09/12/16 RB Armond Weh-Weh Knee out for season
09/12/16 LB Antwon Turnage Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Arkansas State -20.5
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