Colorado State at New Mexico College Football Picks & Predictions 10/20/2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
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The New Mexico Lobos host the Colorado State Rams at Dreamstyle Stadium on Friday, October 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 61. The Lobos have an over/under record of 1-5-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread. The Rams have an ATS record of 4-3-0 while their over/under record is 4-3-0.
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Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
08/23/17 WR E.J. Scott ACL out for season
08/21/17 LB Deonte Clyburn Blood Clot out indefinitely
08/08/17 DB Braylin Scott Legal problems out indefinitely
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
10/15/17 Coltin Gerhart Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Colorado State
10/15/17 S Jacob Girgle Knee "?" Friday vs. Colorado State
09/18/17 OL Kameron Smith Personal has left team
09/18/17 OL Nick Iacovangelo None has left team
09/08/17 WR Emmanuel Harris Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado State Rams have run for 1,399 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in college football. They've run 277 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 51 times for 470 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the country in penalties. They are 21st in the nation in points scored with 244. They have run 531 plays this season for 3,659 yards, which ranks them 8th in Division 1 in total offense. The Rams average 6.9 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 183 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. Nick Stevens averages 8.9 yards per pass attempt and 9.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 162 passes on 254 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 157.2. He has thrown for 2,260 yards this season.
The Rams rush defense has allowed 211 attempts for 882 yards this year, putting them in 51st place in D-1 against the run. Colorado State has committed 37 penalties for 324 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 58th in college football. They are 75th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 172. They have surrendered a total of 2,931 yards on D, which is 109th in the country. The Rams are ranked 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opposing offenses have completed 161 passes on 265 attempts against the Colorado State Rams defense this season, placing them 125th and 124th in Division 1. The Colorado State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,049 yards through the air, which is 125th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 30th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Colorado State Rams kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 28 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,029 yards on 22 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado State is ranked 58th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 105 punt return yards and average 10.5 yards per return, which is 31st in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 339 yards on special teams, ranking 69th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 23 yards per kick return and they are 3rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,103.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Lobos are 96th in the country in points scored with 152. They have run 390 plays this year for 2,465 yards, which ranks them 114th in Division 1 in total offense. The New Mexico Lobos average 6.3 yards per play, which is 30th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 114 1st downs this season, ranking them 104th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico has run for 1,443 yards as a unit, which ranks 25th in college football. They've run 265 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. New Mexico has been penalized on offense 34 times for 287 yards so far this year, which has them 90th in the country in penalties. Tevaka Tuioti has passed for 360 yards this year. He's completed 24 throws while attempting 44 passes for a completion percentage of 54.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 133.7. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt.
New Mexico is 65th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 161. They have given up a total of 2,259 yards on D, which is 55th in D-1. The Lobos are 68th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 119 throws on 199 attempts against the New Mexico defense this season, ranking them 72nd and 68th in the nation. The New Mexico Lobos pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,400 yards in the air, which is 68th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 208 attempts for 859 yards this season, putting them in 46th place in the country against the run. The Lobos have had 34 penalties for 302 yards on defense this year. That places them 48th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico is 110th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 33 punt return yards and average 5.5 yards per return, which is 79th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 283 yards on special teams, which puts them 93rd in kick return yardage. The New Mexico Lobos average 19 yards per kick return and they are 89th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,781. The Lobos have tried 8 field goals this year and made 6, which is 81st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. New Mexico kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,405 yards on 30 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 4th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Lobos college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams -7
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