Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The New Mexico Lobos take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Falcon Stadium. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 15 point favorites. This season the Lobos are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-0-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
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Lamar Jordan finished with 39 yards through the air for New Mexico last week. He completed 4 passes out of 14 attempts for a 29% completion percentage. The Lobos were led in rushing by Lamar Jordan, who finished with 139 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Matt Quarells was the team leader in receiving with a total of 13 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. As a team in that game New Mexico got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 21 came on the ground while 2 came through the air. They ran 76 total plays for 421 yards for the game. The Lobos ran for 382 yards on 61 attempts.
Nate Romine finished with 188 yards passing for Air Force last week. He went 6 for 19, resulting in a 32% completion percentage. The Falcons were led on the ground by D.J. Johnson, who finished with 73 yards on 7 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. Jalen Robinette led the team in receiving with 101 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 34 yards per reception. Air Force had 12 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 58 total plays for 337 yards for the contest. The Falcons ran for 149 yards on 39 carries as a team.
New Mexico scores 35.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 42nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 9.2 passes on 17.8 attempts for a 51.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 111 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 126th in college football. The Lobos run for an average of 354 yards per game on 55 attempts for an average of 6.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 1st in the nation. They also run 72.8 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 465 yards per game, ranking their offense 37th overall this season. The Lobos average 22.6 first downs per game which ranks them 47th in the country. They accumulate 61.6 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, which ranks 41st in the nation.
New Mexico allows 244.6 passing yards per game, ranking 87th in D-1, and they allow 36 points per contest on defense, which ranks 107th. They give up 16.8 completions on 29.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.5. The Lobos allow 131.2 rushing yards per game on 33 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 33rd in the country. New Mexico allows 375.8 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 50th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 3.6 penalties for 33.4 yards per game, ranking them 2nd among D-1 teams.
Air Force averages 33.2 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 51st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 5.6 passes per game on 13.4 attempts for a 41.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 165.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 110th in Division 1. The Falcons run for an average of 280 yards per game on 59.2 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 7th on the ground. They also run 72.6 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for a total of 445.2 yards per game, ranking them 43rd in the country on offense. The Falcons get an average of 21.2 first downs per game, which ranks 68th in the nation. They average 53.6 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, ranking them 74th in college football.
Air Force allows an average of 244.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 86th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 20.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 31st in the nation. They give up 17.4 completions on 33.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.4 per game. The Falcons allow 80.2 rushing yards per contest on 32.6 carries for a 2.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 2nd in the country. Air Force allows 324.4 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 20th in D-1. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 5.6 penalties for 39 yards in each contest, ranking 7th in the nation.
New Mexico Betting Trends
New Mexico is 5-0-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 CB Isaiah Brown Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/09/16 CB Jadon Boatright Toe "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/09/16 RB Teriyon Gipson Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/02/16 RB Diquon Woodhouse Hip "?" Friday vs. Boise State
10/02/16 Backup RB Romell Jordan Knee out for season
09/19/16 QB Austin Apodaca Collarbone out indefinitely
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force
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