Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The New Mexico Lobos take on the Hawaii Warriors on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Aloha Stadium. The opening line for this game has Hawaii as 3 point favorites. This season the Lobos are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-0-0. The Warriors have an over/under record of 5-2-0 and they are 5-2-0 against the spread.
Lamar Jordan finished with 107 yards through the air for New Mexico last week. He completed 5 passes out of 9 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Lobos were led in rushing by Tyrone Owens, who finished with 171 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 19 yards per carry. Patrick Reed was the team leader in receiving with a total of 45 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. As a team in that game New Mexico got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 18 came on the ground while 3 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 622 yards for the game. The Lobos ran for 476 yards on 51 attempts.
Dru Brown finished with 312 yards passing for Hawaii last week. He went 21 for 37, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Warriors were led on the ground by Paul Harris, who finished with 40 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Marcus Kemp led the team in receiving with 151 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. Hawaii had 19 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 63 total plays for 387 yards for the contest. The Warriors ran for 75 yards on 26 carries as a team.
New Mexico scores 40 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 18th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 8 passes on 15.4 attempts for a 51.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 110.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 126th in college football. The Lobos run for an average of 374.1 yards per game on 54.4 attempts for an average of 6.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 1st in the nation. They also run 69.9 plays per contest and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 484.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 27th overall this season. The Lobos average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 52nd in the country. They accumulate 57.6 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, which ranks 57th in the nation.
New Mexico allows 231.9 passing yards per game, ranking 74th in D-1, and they allow 33.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 108th. They give up 15.4 completions on 27.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.3. The Lobos allow 146 rushing yards per game on 36.4 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 48th in the country. New Mexico allows 377.9 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 50th in terms of yards per game. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties for 37.1 yards per game, ranking them 4th among D-1 teams.
Hawaii averages 30.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 57th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.1 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 57.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 235.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 60th in Division 1. The Warriors run for an average of 183 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 54th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 418.9 yards per game, ranking them 57th in the country on offense. The Warriors get an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranks 78th in the nation. They average 67.6 penalty yards per game via 7.9 penalties, ranking them 23rd in college football.
Hawaii allows an average of 220.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 57th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 37.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 120th in the nation. They give up 17.5 completions on 28.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.9 per game. The Warriors allow 257.4 rushing yards per contest on 48.3 carries for a 5.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 122nd in the country. Hawaii allows 477.8 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play, which ranks 118th in D-1. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 65.3 yards in each contest, ranking 106th in the nation.
New Mexico Betting Trends
New Mexico is 7-0-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Hawaii Betting Trends
Hawaii is 5-2-0 against the over/under this season
Hawaii has an ATS record of 5-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 CB Isaiah Brown Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
10/23/16 QB Lamar Jordan Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
10/23/16 S Ryan Santos Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
10/20/16 OL Garrett Adcock Concussion out for season
10/15/16 S John Russo Knee out indefinitely
10/02/16 Backup RB Romell Jordan Knee out for season
10/23/16 LB Jeremiah Pritchard Neck injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/14/16 RB Melvin Davis Illness out for season
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico
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