New Mexico at Air Force College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Air Force Falcons host the New Mexico Lobos at Falcon Stadium on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 12 point favorites. The Falcons have an over/under record of 3-6-0 and they are 5-3-1 against the spread. The Lobos have an ATS record of 4-5-0 while their over/under record is 7-2-0.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 7-2-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 4-5-0 against the spread
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 5-3-1 against the spread
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
11/04/18 LB David Brown Suspension is questionable Saturday vs Air Force
11/04/18 S Marcus Hayes Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Air Force
10/31/18 LB Evahelotu Tohi Suspension is out indefinitely
09/30/18 QB Tevaka Tuioti Collarbone is out for season
09/24/18 LB Alex Hart Knee is out for season
09/05/18 WR Q' Drennan Hip is out indefinitely
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico Lobos have run for 1,511 yards as a team, which ranks 67th in college football. They've run 390 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 50 times for 508 yards so far this season, which has them 87th in the country in penalties. They are 50th in the nation in points scored with 278. They have run 629 plays this season for 3,310 yards, which ranks them 95th in Division 1 in total offense. The Lobos average 5.3 yards per play, which is 97th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 175 1st downs this year, placing them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. Coltin Gerhart averages 4.9 yards per pass attempt and 4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 18 passes on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 113.9. He has thrown for 163 yards this season.
The Lobos rush defense has allowed 370 attempts for 1,536 yards this year, putting them in 76th place in D-1 against the run. New Mexico has committed 64 penalties for 500 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 60th in college football. They are 108th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 316. They have surrendered a total of 4,200 yards on D, which is 113th in the country. The Lobos are ranked 101st in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 183 passes on 313 attempts against the New Mexico Lobos defense this season, placing them 98th and 104th in Division 1. The New Mexico pass defense has also given up a total of 2,664 yards through the air, which is 126th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New Mexico Lobos have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 5, which is 126th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. New Mexico Lobos kickers have made 85% of their extra points, going 29 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,376 yards on 55 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 36th in Division 1 in punting average. New Mexico is ranked 50th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 205 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 21st in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 283 yards on special teams, ranking 102nd in kick return yardage. The Lobos average 16 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,798.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons are 62nd in the country in points scored with 267. They have run 651 plays this year for 3,468 yards, which ranks them 121st in Division 1 in total offense. The Air Force Falcons average 5.3 yards per play, which is 90th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 182 1st downs this season, ranking them 80th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Air Force has run for 2,171 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in college football. They've run 514 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. Air Force has been penalized on offense 46 times for 429 yards so far this year, which has them 101st in the country in penalties. Isaiah Sanders has passed for 844 yards this year. He's completed 48 throws while attempting 78 passes for a completion percentage of 61.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 161.7. He averages 10.1 adjusted yards per throw and 10.8 yards per pass attempt.
Air Force is 59th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 231. They have given up a total of 3,216 yards on D, which is 41st in D-1. The Falcons are 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 153 throws on 247 attempts against the Air Force defense this season, ranking them 39th and 23rd in the nation. The Air Force Falcons pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,107 yards in the air, which is 72nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 317 attempts for 1,109 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the country against the run. The Falcons have had 58 penalties for 507 yards on defense this year. That places them 64th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Air Force is 96th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 115 punt return yards and average 11.5 yards per return, which is 39th in D-1. They have returned 10 kicks for 210 yards on special teams, which puts them 117th in kick return yardage. The Air Force Falcons average 21 yards per kick return and they are 102nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,793. The Falcons have tried 9 field goals this year and made 6, which is 106th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Air Force kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,468 yards on 38 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 110th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons -12
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