Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The New Mexico State Aggies take on the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Kyle Field. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 43.5 point favorites. This season the Aggies are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2-0. The Aggies have an over/under record of 2-4-1 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread.
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Tyler Rogers finished with 250 yards through the air for New Mexico State last week. He completed 22 passes out of 39 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Larry Rose III, who finished with 81 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Gregory Hogan was the team leader in receiving with a total of 52 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game New Mexico State got a total of 26 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 79 total plays for 432 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 182 yards on 40 attempts.
Trevor Knight finished with 164 yards passing for Texas A&M last week. He went 14 for 31, resulting in a 45% completion percentage. The Aggies were led on the ground by Keith Ford, who finished with 62 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Christian Kirk led the team in receiving with 58 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. Texas A&M had 17 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 69 total plays for 278 yards for the contest. The Aggies ran for 114 yards on 38 carries as a team.
New Mexico State scores 25.9 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 86th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 22.9 passes on 41.1 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 300.4 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 22nd in college football. The Aggies run for an average of 131.6 yards per game on 36.3 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 111th in the nation. They also run 77.4 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 432 yards per game, ranking their offense 48th overall this season. The Aggies average 23.4 first downs per game which ranks them 32nd in the country. They accumulate 51 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, which ranks 85th in the nation.
New Mexico State allows 258 passing yards per game, ranking 95th in D-1, and they allow 41.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 125th. They give up 19.1 completions on 29.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.7. The Aggies allow 246.6 rushing yards per game on 47.1 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 119th in the country. New Mexico State allows 504.6 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 124th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties for 62.6 yards per game, ranking them 98th among D-1 teams.
Texas A&M averages 36.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 27th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.3 passes per game on 36.9 attempts for a 52.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 245 yards through the air per game, ranking them 50th in Division 1. The Aggies run for an average of 251.4 yards per game on 40 attempts for an average of 6.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 15th on the ground. They also run 76.9 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for a total of 496.4 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the country on offense. The Aggies get an average of 22.7 first downs per game, which ranks 41st in the nation. They average 56.1 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 62nd in college football.
Texas A&M allows an average of 261.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 98th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 21.1 points per contest, which has them ranked 27th in the nation. They give up 22.3 completions on 38.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.4 per game. The Aggies allow 177.6 rushing yards per contest on 43.6 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 79th in the country. Texas A&M allows 439.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 96th in D-1. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and 7.1 penalties for 50 yards in each contest, ranking 41st in the nation.
New Mexico State Betting Trends
New Mexico State is 5-2-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico State has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Texas A&M Betting Trends
Texas A&M is 2-4-1 against the over/under this season
Texas A&M has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
New Mexico State
10/23/16 OL Jamin Smith Foot "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
10/23/16 WR Royce Caldwell Leg "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
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
08/20/16 LB Josh Walker Suspension out indefinitely
08/19/16 DB Justin Dunning ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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