New Mexico at San Diego State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
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The New Mexico Lobos head to Qualcomm Stadium to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 18 point favorites. The Lobos are 4-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-8-0. The Aztecs are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-6-1.
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Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 2-8-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 4-6-0 against the spread
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 3-6-1 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
11/12/17 OL Izrael Castellanos Concussion is "?" Friday vs. UNLV
10/23/17 S Bijon Parker Forearm is out for season
10/23/17 DL Johnny Williams Knee is out for season
10/23/17 DL Teton Saltes Knee is out for season
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
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
11/12/17 OL Antonio Rosales Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
11/12/17 DL Damon Moore Elbow is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
11/12/17 FB Grady Vazquez Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
11/12/17 LB Temerick Harper Foot is "?" Saturday vs. Nevada
09/17/17 CB Garrett Binkley Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico Lobos are 107th in the country in points scored with 238. They have run 719 plays this year for 4,067 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Lobos average 5.7 yards per play, which is 61st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 200 1st downs this season, ranking them 105th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico has run for 2,745 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in college football. They've run 507 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 68 times for 578 yards so far this year, which has them 56th in the country in penalties. Lamar Jordan has passed for 593 yards this year. He's completed 40 throws while attempting 83 passes for a completion percentage of 48.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 105.7. He averages 4.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
New Mexico is 99th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 347. They have given up a total of 4,318 yards on D, which is 70th in D-1. The Lobos are 95th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 208 throws on 352 attempts against the New Mexico Lobos defense this season, ranking them 81st and 88th in the nation. The New Mexico pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,690 yards in the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 369 attempts for 1,629 yards this season, putting them in 50th place in the country against the run. The Lobos have had 59 penalties for 564 yards on defense this year. That places them 61st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico is 54th in the country in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 58 punt return yards and average 3.4 yards per return, which is 122nd in D-1. They have returned 39 kicks for 835 yards on special teams, which puts them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Lobos average 21 yards per kick return and they are 82nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,960. The New Mexico Lobos have tried 13 field goals this year and made 9, which is 99th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. New Mexico Lobos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 28 for 28 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,841 yards on 61 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 3rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aztecs have run for 2,768 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in college football. They've run 516 times, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The San Diego State Aztecs have been penalized on offense 70 times for 662 yards so far this season, which has them 49th in the country in penalties. They are 51st in the nation in points scored with 330. They have run 737 plays this season for 4,465 yards, which ranks them 116th in Division 1 in total offense. San Diego State averages 6.1 yards per play, which is 42nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 226 1st downs this year, placing them 66th overall as an offensive unit. Christian Chapman averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 126 passes on 213 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.4. He has thrown for 1,650 yards this season.
The San Diego State Aztecs rush defense has allowed 351 attempts for 1,249 yards this year, putting them in 14th place in D-1 against the run. San Diego State has committed 52 penalties for 463 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in college football. They are 22nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 211. They have surrendered a total of 3,405 yards on D, which is 16th in the country. The Aztecs are ranked 37th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 175 passes on 301 attempts against the San Diego State defense this season, placing them 30th and 23rd in Division 1. The San Diego State Aztecs pass defense has also given up a total of 2,157 yards through the air, which is 37th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Diego State Aztecs have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 12, which is 65th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. San Diego State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 42 for 42 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,983 yards on 52 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 121st in Division 1 in punting average. San Diego State is ranked 17th in the nation in punt returns with 23. They've accumulated 261 punt return yards and average 11.3 yards per return, which is 20th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 644 yards on special teams, ranking 65th in kick return yardage. The San Diego State Aztecs average 24 yards per kick return and they are 45th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,369.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Aztecs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aztecs -18
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