Utah State at New Mexico College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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Dreamstyle Stadium is the venue for the game between the Utah State Aggies and the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 4.5 point favorites. The Lobos are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-7-0. The Aggies are 4-5-0 ATS and their over/under record is 8-1-0.
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Valuable Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 8-1-0 against the over/under
The Utah State Aggies are 4-5-0 against the spread
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-7-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 4-4-0 against the spread
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
10/29/17 CB Cameron Haney Head is "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
10/24/17 S Aaron Wade Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/05/17 RB Tonny Lindsey Jr. Shoulder out for season
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
10/29/17 OL Izrael Castellanos Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
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 Utah State Aggies have run for 1,364 yards as a unit, which ranks 60th in the nation. They've run 348 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 57 times for 528 yards so far this year, which has them 33rd in the country in penalties. They are 37th in Division 1 in points scored with 275. They have run 665 plays this year for 3,486 yards, which ranks them 39th in the nation in total offense. The Aggies average 5.2 yards per play, which is 107th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 175 1st downs this season, ranking them 46th overall as an offensive unit. Kent Myers has completed 122 throws while attempting 193 passes for a completion percentage of 63.2%. He has passed for 1,224 yards this year. He averages 5.4 adjusted yards per throw and 6.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 121.2.
The Aggies rush defense has given up 408 attempts for 1,798 yards this season, putting them in 113th place in the country against the run. They have had 69 penalties for 552 yards on defense this year. That places them 108th in Division 1. Utah State is 104th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 276. They have given up a total of 3,725 yards on D, which is 110th in the nation. The Aggies are 69th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 145 throws on 253 attempts against the Utah State Aggies defense this season, ranking them 62nd and 69th in the country. The Utah State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,927 yards in the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Utah State Aggies have tried 16 field goals this year and made 15, which is 4th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 94%. Utah State Aggies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 32 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,263 yards on 55 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 82nd in the NCAA in punting average. Utah State is 16th in the country in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 247 punt return yards and average 13 yards per return, which is 15th in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 618 yards on special teams, which puts them 19th in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 21 yards per kick return and they are 23rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,351.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Lobos are 105th in Division 1 in points scored with 179. They have run 521 plays this season for 3,101 yards, which ranks them 116th in the nation in total offense. The New Mexico Lobos average 6 yards per play, which is 48th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this year, placing them 102nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico has run for 1,878 yards as a team, which ranks 24th in the country. They've run 352 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 52 times for 447 yards so far this season, which has them 55th in the nation in penalties. Tevaka Tuioti has thrown for 491 yards this season. He has completed 37 passes on 77 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 104.1. He averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 4.8 adjusted yards per throw.
New Mexico is 78th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 230. They have surrendered a total of 2,979 yards on D, which is 52nd in Division 1. The Lobos are ranked 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 152 passes on 260 attempts against the New Mexico defense this season, placing them 77th and 83rd in the country. The New Mexico Lobos pass defense has also given up a total of 1,865 yards through the air, which is 80th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 275 attempts for 1,114 yards this year, putting them in 40th place in D-1 against the run. The Lobos have committed 47 penalties for 440 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 68th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico is ranked 62nd in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 36 punt return yards and average 3 yards per return, which is 121st in college football. They have returned 23 kicks for 444 yards on special teams, ranking 65th in kick return yardage. The New Mexico Lobos average 19 yards per kick return and they are 90th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,581. The Lobos have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 8, which is 73rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. New Mexico kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,900 yards on 39 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That places them 2nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Lobos college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies +4.5
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