Saturday, November 19, 2016
Aggie Memorial Stadium
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The Texas State Bobcats take on the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has New Mexico State as 6.5 point favorites. This season the Bobcats are 4-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4-0. The Aggies have an over/under record of 5-3-1 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread.
Tyler Jones finished with 183 yards through the air for Texas State last week. He completed 28 passes out of 38 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led in rushing by Stedman Mayberry, who finished with 25 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Thurman Morbley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 40 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 5 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas State got a total of 14 first downs. Of those first downs, 1 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 197 yards for the game. The Bobcats ran for 14 yards on 28 attempts.
Tyler Rogers finished with 138 yards passing for New Mexico State last week. He went 19 for 34, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The Aggies were led on the ground by Larry Rose III, who finished with 89 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Anthony Muse led the team in receiving with 41 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. New Mexico State had 18 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 77 total plays for 316 yards for the contest. The Aggies ran for 169 yards on 39 carries as a team.
Texas State scores 21.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 117th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.7 passes on 36.1 attempts for a 65.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 242.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 56th in college football. The Bobcats run for an average of 67.8 yards per game on 33.3 attempts for an average of 2 yards per carry. That ranks them 128th in the nation. They also run 69.4 plays per contest and average 4.5 yards per play for an average of 310.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 125th overall this season. The Bobcats average 18.3 first downs per game which ranks them 114th in the country. They accumulate 56.7 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 60th in the nation.
Texas State allows 258.3 passing yards per game, ranking 95th in D-1, and they allow 40.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 123rd. They give up 20.9 completions on 30.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68.1. The Bobcats allow 233 rushing yards per game on 45.6 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 115th in the country. Texas State allows 491.3 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 121st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.9 penalties for 66.2 yards per game, ranking them 111th among D-1 teams.
New Mexico State averages 23.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 103rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 41.2 attempts for a 55.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 278.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 28th in Division 1. The Aggies run for an average of 141.3 yards per game on 37 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 104th on the ground. They also run 78.2 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 419.8 yards per game, ranking them 56th in the country on offense. The Aggies get an average of 23.2 first downs per game, which ranks 37th in the nation. They average 52.6 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, ranking them 75th in college football.
New Mexico State allows an average of 264.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 105th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 42.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 125th in the nation. They give up 19.8 completions on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.9 per game. The Aggies allow 235.4 rushing yards per contest on 45.2 carries for a 5.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 118th in the country. New Mexico State allows 500 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 123rd in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 60.2 yards in each contest, ranking 94th in the nation.
Texas State Betting Trends
Texas State is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Texas State has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
New Mexico State Betting Trends
New Mexico State is 5-3-1 against the over/under this season
New Mexico State has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/29/16 LB Easy Anyama Achilles out for season
New Mexico State
11/10/16 OL Jamin Smith Foot out for season
11/10/16 WR Royce Caldwell Leg out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico State -6.5
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