New Mexico State at Texas State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Jim Wacker Field
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The New Mexico State Aggies head to Jim Wacker Field to play the Texas State Bobcats on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas State as 2.5 point favorites. The Aggies are 2-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-2-0. The Bobcats are 3-3-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0.
Valuable New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico State Aggies are 2-6-0 against the spread
Important Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 3-3-1 against the spread
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
10/13/18 DL DeShawnte Lloyd Knee is out for season
10/13/18 DB Malik Demby Shoulder is out for season
08/12/18 WR Caleb Mills Collarbone is out indefinitely
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
10/21/18 S AJ Krawczyk Concussion is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
10/21/18 DL Jaquel Pierce Ankle is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
10/09/18 S Pierce Withers Pectoral is out for season
08/05/18 RB Anthony Smith ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico State Aggies are 75th in the country in points scored with 200. They have run 558 plays this year for 2,789 yards, which ranks them 31st in Division 1 in total offense. The Aggies average 5 yards per play, which is 113th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 160 1st downs this season, ranking them 54th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico State has run for 855 yards as a unit, which ranks 112th in college football. They've run 239 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 61 times for 497 yards so far this year, which has them 15th in the country in penalties. Josh Adkins has passed for 1,315 yards this year. He's completed 107 throws while attempting 175 passes for a completion percentage of 61.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.9. He averages 7.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt.
New Mexico State is 127th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 354. They have given up a total of 3,920 yards on D, which is 123rd in D-1. The Aggies are 105th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 126 throws on 209 attempts against the New Mexico State Aggies defense this season, ranking them 47th and 41st in the nation. The New Mexico State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,714 yards in the air, which is 85th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 433 attempts for 2,206 yards this season, putting them in 127th place in the country against the run. The Aggies have had 63 penalties for 597 yards on defense this year. That places them 123rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico State is 51st in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 114 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 62nd in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 422 yards on special teams, which puts them 35th in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 21 yards per kick return and they are 68th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,326. The New Mexico State Aggies have tried 10 field goals this year and made 8, which is 55th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. New Mexico State Aggies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,110 yards on 51 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 72nd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bobcats have run for 917 yards as a team, which ranks 106th in college football. They've run 254 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Texas State Bobcats have been penalized on offense 46 times for 388 yards so far this season, which has them 65th in the country in penalties. They are 115th in the nation in points scored with 149. They have run 461 plays this season for 2,245 yards, which ranks them 103rd in Division 1 in total offense. Texas State averages 4.9 yards per play, which is 118th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 131 1st downs this year, placing them 105th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Vitt averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 75 passes on 114 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 132.5. He has thrown for 765 yards this season.
The Texas State Bobcats rush defense has allowed 278 attempts for 1,235 yards this year, putting them in 83rd place in D-1 against the run. Texas State has committed 46 penalties for 426 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 74th in college football. They are 72nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 198. They have surrendered a total of 2,553 yards on D, which is 46th in the country. The Bobcats are ranked 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 118 passes on 201 attempts against the Texas State defense this season, placing them 34th and 28th in Division 1. The Texas State Bobcats pass defense has also given up a total of 1,318 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas State Bobcats have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 6, which is 90th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 55%. Texas State kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,555 yards on 42 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 124th in Division 1 in punting average. Texas State is ranked 61st in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 133 punt return yards and average 11.1 yards per return, which is 42nd in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 279 yards on special teams, ranking 78th in kick return yardage. The Texas State Bobcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,657.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies +2.5
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