Idaho at New Mexico State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Aggie Memorial Stadium
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Aggie Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Idaho Vandals and the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico State as 3 point favorites. The Aggies are 6-2-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-5-0. The Vandals are 5-3-1 ATS and their over/under record is 2-7-0.
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Valuable Idaho Vandals Betting Trends
The Idaho Vandals are 2-7-0 against the over/under
The Idaho Vandals are 5-3-1 against the spread
Important New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico State Aggies are 6-2-1 against the spread
Key Idaho Vandals Injuries
11/12/17 OL Jordan Rose Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Coastal Carolina
11/12/17 QB Matt Linehan Wrist injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Coastal Carolina
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
11/12/17 DB Jaden Wright Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
11/12/17 DB Shamad Lomax Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. UL Lafayette
09/14/17 DL Calvin Allen Personal has left team
08/27/17 DL Derek Watson Shoulder out for season
08/23/17 OL Davis Harker Concussion out for season
08/23/17 LB Derek Ibekwe Redshirt out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Idaho Vandals have run for 1,303 yards as a unit, which ranks 112th in the nation. They've run 368 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Vandals have been penalized on offense 55 times for 510 yards so far this year, which has them 97th in the country in penalties. They are 115th in Division 1 in points scored with 217. They have run 681 plays this year for 3,600 yards, which ranks them 81st in the nation in total offense. The Vandals average 5.3 yards per play, which is 95th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 177 1st downs this season, ranking them 120th overall as an offensive unit. Mason Petrino has completed 22 throws while attempting 31 passes for a completion percentage of 71%. He has passed for 241 yards this year. He averages 8.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 161.8.
The Vandals rush defense has given up 387 attempts for 1,675 yards this season, putting them in 54th place in the country against the run. They have had 50 penalties for 416 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in Division 1. Idaho is 58th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 282. They have given up a total of 3,851 yards on D, which is 37th in the nation. The Vandals are 77th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 169 throws on 278 attempts against the Idaho Vandals defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 9th in the country. The Idaho pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,176 yards in the air, which is 41st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Idaho Vandals have tried 14 field goals this year and made 10, which is 80th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Idaho Vandals kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,392 yards on 53 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 7th in the NCAA in punting average. Idaho is 111th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 45 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 102nd in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 514 yards on special teams, which puts them 99th in kick return yardage. The Vandals average 17 yards per kick return and they are 121st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,159.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aggies are 61st in Division 1 in points scored with 316. They have run 740 plays this season for 4,584 yards, which ranks them 9th in the nation in total offense. The New Mexico State Aggies average 6.2 yards per play, which is 38th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 225 1st downs this year, placing them 67th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico State has run for 1,035 yards as a team, which ranks 126th in the country. They've run 264 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 69 times for 554 yards so far this season, which has them 54th in the nation in penalties. Tyler Rogers has thrown for 3,374 yards this season. He has completed 279 passes on 451 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 135.6. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw.
New Mexico State is 93rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 339. They have surrendered a total of 4,204 yards on D, which is 62nd in Division 1. The Aggies are ranked 71st in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 194 passes on 327 attempts against the New Mexico State defense this season, placing them 63rd and 53rd in the country. The New Mexico State Aggies pass defense has also given up a total of 2,288 yards through the air, which is 50th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 412 attempts for 1,916 yards this year, putting them in 75th place in D-1 against the run. The Aggies have committed 75 penalties for 652 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 89th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico State is ranked 104th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 70 punt return yards and average 6.4 yards per return, which is 79th in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 469 yards on special teams, ranking 113th in kick return yardage. The New Mexico State Aggies average 20 yards per kick return and they are 67th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,123. The Aggies have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 115th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. New Mexico State kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 35 for 38 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,447 yards on 61 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 98th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Vandals/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies -3
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