Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The New Mexico State Aggies take on the Idaho Vandals on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Kibbie Dome. The opening line for this game has Idaho as 3 point favorites. This season the Aggies are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Vandals have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
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Tyler Rogers finished with 354 yards through the air for New Mexico State last week. He completed 31 passes out of 49 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Larry Rose III, who finished with 112 yards on 23 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Gregory Hogan was the team leader in receiving with a total of 172 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game New Mexico State got a total of 31 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 16 came through the air. They ran 91 total plays for 473 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 119 yards on 42 attempts.
Matt Linehan finished with 211 yards passing for Idaho last week. He went 21 for 38, resulting in a 55% completion percentage. The Vandals were led on the ground by Aaron Duckworth, who finished with 121 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Jordan Frysinger led the team in receiving with 100 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. Idaho had 18 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 414 yards for the contest. The Vandals ran for 203 yards on 33 carries as a team.
New Mexico State scores 27.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 75th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 42.6 attempts for a 54 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 297.4 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 24th in college football. The Aggies run for an average of 135.4 yards per game on 37 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 106th in the nation. They also run 79.6 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 432.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 50th overall this season. The Aggies average 24.6 first downs per game which ranks them 22nd in the country. They accumulate 47.2 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, which ranks 96th in the nation.
New Mexico State allows 233.4 passing yards per game, ranking 73rd in D-1, and they allow 42.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 126th. They give up 18.4 completions on 29.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.2. The Aggies allow 260.6 rushing yards per game on 47 carries for an average of 5.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 121st in the country. New Mexico State allows 494 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 121st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 63.8 yards per game, ranking them 102nd among D-1 teams.
Idaho averages 20 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 116th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 52.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 191.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 100th in Division 1. The Vandals run for an average of 138 yards per game on 34.8 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 103rd on the ground. They also run 68.8 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for a total of 329.8 yards per game, ranking them 119th in the country on offense. The Vandals get an average of 17.5 first downs per game, which ranks 117th in the nation. They average 56.8 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, ranking them 60th in college football.
Idaho allows an average of 279.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 110th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 37.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 113th in the nation. They give up 23.2 completions on 36.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.5 per game. The Vandals allow 201 rushing yards per contest on 37.2 carries for a 5.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 98th in the country. Idaho allows 480.5 total yards per game for an average of 6.5 yards per play, which ranks 117th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 49.8 yards in each contest, ranking 46th in the nation.
New Mexico State Betting Trends
New Mexico State is 4-1-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Idaho Betting Trends
Idaho is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Idaho has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
New Mexico State
09/27/16 DT DeShawnte Lloyd Foot out for season
09/21/16 WR Royce Caldwell Leg out indefinitely
09/16/16 OL Jamin Smith Foot out indefinitely
08/30/16 TE Garron Nash Personal has left team
08/25/16 QB Tyler Matthews Personal has left team
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico State
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