New Mexico State at Arkansas College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Donald Western Reynolds Razorback Stadium
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The New Mexico State Aggies head to Donald Western Reynolds Razorback Stadium to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 20 point favorites. The total has been set at 60.5. The Aggies are 4-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-4-0. The Razorbacks are 0-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 0-4-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico State Aggies are 4-0-0 against the spread
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 0-3-0 against the spread
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
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
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
09/24/17 WR Brandon Martin Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico State
09/24/17 WR Jared Cornelius Achilles left last game, "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico State
09/08/17 WR Koilan Jackson ACL out for season
09/02/17 DB Ryan Pulley Shoulder out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico State Aggies are 43rd in the country in points scored with 126. They have run 303 plays this year for 1,897 yards, which ranks them 8th in Division 1 in total offense. The Aggies average 6.3 yards per play, which is 39th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 91 1st downs this season, ranking them 35th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico State has run for 484 yards as a unit, which ranks 96th in college football. They've run 100 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 33 times for 306 yards so far this year, which has them 12th in the country in penalties. Tyler Rodgers has passed for 1,413 yards this year. He's completed 132 throws while attempting 202 passes for a completion percentage of 65.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 139.7. He averages 7.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt.
New Mexico State is 83rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 106. They have given up a total of 1,535 yards on D, which is 82nd in D-1. The Aggies are 60th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses have completed 79 throws on 142 attempts against the New Mexico State Aggies defense this season, ranking them 86th and 103rd in the nation. The New Mexico State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 953 yards in the air, which is 87th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 150 attempts for 582 yards this season, putting them in 77th place in the country against the run. The Aggies have had 32 penalties for 242 yards on defense this year. That places them 91st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico State is 80th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 8 punt return yards and average 1.6 yards per return, which is 117th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 58 yards on special teams, which puts them 127th in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 12 yards per kick return and they are 46th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,963. The New Mexico State Aggies have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 106th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. New Mexico State Aggies kickers have made 77% of their extra points, going 10 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,096 yards on 28 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 104th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Razorbacks have run for 591 yards as a team, which ranks 75th in college football. They've run 121 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Arkansas Razorbacks have been penalized on offense 16 times for 138 yards so far this season, which has them 112th in the country in penalties. They are 87th in the nation in points scored with 99. They have run 193 plays this season for 1,139 yards, which ranks them 115th in Division 1 in total offense. Arkansas averages 5.9 yards per play, which is 54th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 65 1st downs this year, placing them 102nd overall as an offensive unit. Austin Allen averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 35 passes on 67 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 128.9. He has thrown for 502 yards this season.
The Arkansas Razorbacks rush defense has allowed 115 attempts for 560 yards this year, putting them in 74th place in D-1 against the run. Arkansas has committed 19 penalties for 151 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in college football. They are 59th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 85. They have surrendered a total of 1,037 yards on D, which is 19th in the country. The Razorbacks are ranked 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 49 passes on 87 attempts against the Arkansas defense this season, placing them 17th and 18th in Division 1. The Arkansas Razorbacks pass defense has also given up a total of 477 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arkansas Razorbacks have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 0, which is 125th in D-1. Arkansas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 13 for 13 this year. Their punters have totaled 630 yards on 15 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 66th in Division 1 in punting average. They have returned 8 kicks for 156 yards on special teams, ranking 90th in kick return yardage. The Arkansas Razorbacks average 20 yards per kick return and they are 114th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,295.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies +20
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