New Mexico at Wyoming College Football Picks & Predictions 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium
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The Wyoming Cowboys host the New Mexico Lobos at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wyoming as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 2-5-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread. The Lobos have an ATS record of 4-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-6-0.
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Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-6-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Wyoming Cowboys are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
10/22/17 WR Anselem Umeh Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/22/17 Coltin Gerhart Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/22/17 OL Izrael Castellanos Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/22/17 S Jacob Girgle Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/22/17 CB Jalin Burrell Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/22/17 LB Rhashaun Epting Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/22/17 DB Stanley Barnwell Jr. Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/22/17 DL Teton Saltes Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
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 Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
10/22/17 LB Adam Pilapil Groin is "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/22/17 DT Conner Cain Ankle is out for season
10/22/17 CB Deandre Watson Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/22/17 DE Shiloh Windsor Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/22/17 NT Sidney Malauulu Knee is "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/22/17 DT Youhanna Ghaifan Toe is "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/16/17 OL Alonzo Velazquez Knee out indefinitely
10/14/17 CB Antonio Hull Thigh out for season
09/06/17 LS Kolton Donovan ACL out for season
08/31/17 DL Trevor Meader Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico Lobos have run for 1,763 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in college football. They've run 312 times, averaging 5.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 46 times for 392 yards so far this season, which has them 53rd in the country in penalties. They are 95th in the nation in points scored with 176. They have run 456 plays this season for 2,917 yards, which ranks them 112th in Division 1 in total offense. The Lobos average 6.4 yards per play, which is 33rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 136 1st downs this year, placing them 95th overall as an offensive unit. Tevaka Tuioti averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 29 passes on 60 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.7. He has thrown for 444 yards this season.
The Lobos rush defense has allowed 243 attempts for 1,039 yards this year, putting them in 49th place in D-1 against the run. New Mexico has committed 42 penalties for 390 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in college football. They are 63rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 188. They have surrendered a total of 2,670 yards on D, which is 54th in the country. The Lobos are ranked 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 136 passes on 232 attempts against the New Mexico Lobos defense this season, placing them 75th and 77th in Division 1. The New Mexico pass defense has also given up a total of 1,631 yards through the air, which is 76th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New Mexico Lobos have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 7, which is 75th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. New Mexico Lobos kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,578 yards on 33 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in Division 1 in punting average. New Mexico is ranked 87th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 48 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 93rd in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 318 yards on special teams, ranking 98th in kick return yardage. The Lobos average 19 yards per kick return and they are 79th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,283.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys are 108th in the country in points scored with 158. They have run 419 plays this year for 1,946 yards, which ranks them 106th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wyoming Cowboys average 4.6 yards per play, which is 124th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 102 1st downs this season, ranking them 124th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wyoming has run for 698 yards as a unit, which ranks 124th in college football. They've run 224 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. Wyoming has been penalized on offense 32 times for 318 yards so far this year, which has them 115th in the country in penalties. Josh Allen has passed for 1,216 yards this year. He's completed 107 throws while attempting 192 passes for a completion percentage of 55.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 116.4. He averages 5.8 adjusted yards per throw and 6.3 yards per pass attempt.
Wyoming is 40th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 151. They have given up a total of 2,433 yards on D, which is 32nd in D-1. The Cowboys are 23rd in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opponent offenses have completed 106 throws on 178 attempts against the Wyoming defense this season, ranking them 16th and 10th in the nation. The Wyoming Cowboys pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,214 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 329 attempts for 1,219 yards this season, putting them in 72nd place in the country against the run. The Cowboys have had 29 penalties for 286 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Wyoming is 36th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 153 punt return yards and average 11.8 yards per return, which is 29th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 431 yards on special teams, which puts them 47th in kick return yardage. The Wyoming Cowboys average 31 yards per kick return and they are 122nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,531. The Cowboys have tried 10 field goals this year and made 8, which is 66th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Wyoming kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,599 yards on 43 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 122nd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys -2.5
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