UNLV at New Mexico College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
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Dreamstyle Stadium is the venue for the game between the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and the New Mexico Lobos on Friday, November 17, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 2 point favorites. The Lobos are 4-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-8-0. The Runnin' Rebels are 6-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-6-0.
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Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important 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
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
11/12/17 LB Bailey Laolagi Shoulder is "?" Friday vs. New Mexico
11/12/17 OL Zach Singer Ankle is "?" Friday vs. New Mexico
11/12/17 CB Jocquez Kalili Shoulder is "?" Friday vs. New Mexico
11/04/17 OL Jaron Caldwell Toe is out for season
09/10/17 RB Charles Williams Ankle out for season
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have run for 2,395 yards as a unit, which ranks 20th in the nation. They've run 432 times, averaging 5.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Runnin' Rebels have been penalized on offense 54 times for 469 yards so far this year, which has them 92nd in the country in penalties. They are 61st in Division 1 in points scored with 292. They have run 683 plays this year for 4,267 yards, which ranks them 97th in the nation in total offense. The Runnin' Rebels average 6.2 yards per play, which is 36th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 207 1st downs this season, ranking them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. Armani Rogers has completed 74 throws while attempting 141 passes for a completion percentage of 52.5%. He has passed for 1,100 yards this year. He averages 6.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 122.6.
The Runnin' Rebels rush defense has given up 445 attempts for 2,273 yards this season, putting them in 119th place in the country against the run. They have had 57 penalties for 536 yards on defense this year. That places them 66th in Division 1. UNLV is 104th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 323. They have given up a total of 4,611 yards on D, which is 115th in the nation. The Runnin' Rebels are 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 190 throws on 310 attempts against the UNLV Runnin' Rebels defense this season, ranking them 79th and 67th in the country. The UNLV pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,338 yards in the air, which is 81st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels have tried 22 field goals this year and made 16, which is 21st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. UNLV Runnin' Rebels kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 34 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,470 yards on 41 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That ranks them 129th in the NCAA in punting average. UNLV is 117th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 59 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 50th in D-1. They have returned 32 kicks for 551 yards on special teams, which puts them 72nd in kick return yardage. The Runnin' Rebels average 17 yards per kick return and they are 47th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,877.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Lobos are 115th in Division 1 in points scored with 203. They have run 659 plays this season for 3,585 yards, which ranks them 121st in the nation in total offense. The New Mexico Lobos average 5.4 yards per play, which is 88th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 181 1st downs this year, placing them 108th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico has run for 2,263 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in the country. They've run 451 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 63 times for 529 yards so far this season, which has them 53rd in the nation in penalties. Tevaka Tuioti has thrown for 549 yards this season. He has completed 47 passes on 98 attempts for a completion percentage of 48%. His quarterback rating this year is 97. He averages 5.6 yards per pass attempt and 4.4 adjusted yards per throw.
New Mexico is 93rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 309. They have surrendered a total of 3,784 yards on D, which is 58th in Division 1. The Lobos are ranked 81st in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 195 passes on 327 attempts against the New Mexico defense this season, placing them 87th and 92nd in the country. The New Mexico Lobos pass defense has also given up a total of 2,478 yards through the air, which is 96th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 322 attempts for 1,306 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in D-1 against the run. The Lobos have committed 58 penalties for 559 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 72nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico is ranked 65th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 51 punt return yards and average 3.6 yards per return, which is 120th in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 692 yards on special teams, ranking 36th in kick return yardage. The New Mexico Lobos average 22 yards per kick return and they are 100th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,328. The Lobos have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 9, which is 86th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. New Mexico kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,552 yards on 54 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Runnin' Rebels/Lobos college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Lobos -2
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