New Mexico at Tulsa College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane host the New Mexico Lobos at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 13 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 68. The Golden Hurricane have an over/under record of 3-0-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread. The Lobos have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 0-3-0.
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Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/18/17 OL Kameron Smith Personal has left team
09/18/17 OL Nick Iacovangelo None has left team
09/17/17 QB Coltin Gerhart None expected to start Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/17/17 QB Lamar Jordan Head is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/17/17 DB Stanley Barnwell Jr. Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/17/17 2nd QB Tevaka Tuioti Concussion is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/08/17 WR Emmanuel Harris Knee out for season
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
09/17/17 RB Corey Taylor II Foot missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/17/17 DL Jesse Brubaker Targeting Suspension expected to miss the !st Half Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/17/17 S Jordan Mitchell Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
09/17/17 RB Rowdy Simon Ankle missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
08/16/17 RB Ramadi Warren Academics out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico Lobos have run for 633 yards as a team, which ranks 30th in college football. They've run 128 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 18 times for 138 yards so far this season, which has them 58th in the country in penalties. They are 76th in the nation in points scored with 80. They have run 200 plays this season for 1,188 yards, which ranks them 91st in Division 1 in total offense. The Lobos average 5.9 yards per play, which is 66th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 60 1st downs this year, placing them 70th overall as an offensive unit. Coltin Gerhart averages 5.2 yards per pass attempt and 3.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 7 passes on 13 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 107. He has thrown for 67 yards this season.
The Lobos rush defense has allowed 79 attempts for 234 yards this year, putting them in 13th place in D-1 against the run. New Mexico has committed 24 penalties for 203 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 98th in college football. They are 74th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 72. They have surrendered a total of 1,046 yards on D, which is 65th in the country. The Lobos are ranked 48th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 84 passes on 131 attempts against the New Mexico Lobos defense this season, placing them 124th and 125th in Division 1. The New Mexico pass defense has also given up a total of 812 yards through the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New Mexico Lobos have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 3, which is 58th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. New Mexico Lobos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 688 yards on 15 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 18th in Division 1 in punting average. New Mexico is ranked 83rd in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 8 punt return yards and average 2 yards per return, which is 105th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 125 yards on special teams, ranking 88th in kick return yardage. The Lobos average 21 yards per kick return and they are 81st in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,321.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane are 10th in the country in points scored with 141. They have run 278 plays this year for 1,647 yards, which ranks them 90th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 5.9 yards per play, which is 70th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 88 1st downs this season, ranking them 6th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tulsa has run for 1,091 yards as a unit, which ranks 2nd in college football. They've run 200 times, averaging 5.5 yards per rush as a unit. Tulsa has been penalized on offense 20 times for 191 yards so far this year, which has them 48th in the country in penalties. Chad President has passed for 546 yards this year. He's completed 44 throws while attempting 75 passes for a completion percentage of 58.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 124.2. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Tulsa is 126th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 155. They have given up a total of 1,915 yards on D, which is 128th in D-1. The Golden Hurricane are 129th in yards per play allowed with 9.4. Opponent offenses have completed 64 throws on 93 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, ranking them 91st and 65th in the nation. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,075 yards in the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 111 attempts for 840 yards this season, putting them in 125th place in the country against the run. The Golden Hurricane have had 27 penalties for 265 yards on defense this year. That places them 126th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Tulsa has returned 15 kicks for 253 yards on special teams, which puts them 23rd in kick return yardage. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 17 yards per kick return and they are 10th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,900. The Golden Hurricane have tried 3 field goals this year and made 3, which is 66th in college football. Tulsa kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 512 yards on 12 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 55th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Lobos +13
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