New Mexico at Colorado State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/12/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Colorado State Stadium
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Colorado State Stadium to take on the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 1 point favorites. The Lobos have an ATS record of 3-2-0 while their over/under record is 5-0-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
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Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 5-0-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/30/18 QB Tevaka Tuioti Collarbone is out for season
09/24/18 LB Alex Hart Knee is out for season
09/11/18 QB Coltin Gerhart Foot is OUT 4-6 weeks
09/05/18 WR Q' Drennan Hip is out indefinitely
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
10/06/18 S Jordan Fogal Targeting Suspension is OUT 1st Half Saturday vs San Jose State
10/05/18 LB Max McDonald Personal is OUT Saturday vs San Jose State
09/30/18 DL Richard King Concussion is questionable Saturday vs San Jose State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico Lobos are 29th in Division 1 in points scored with 211. They have run 385 plays this season for 2,298 yards, which ranks them 80th in the nation in total offense. The Lobos average 6 yards per play, which is 57th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 117 1st downs this year, placing them 64th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico has run for 1,057 yards as a team, which ranks 50th in the country. They've run 255 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 32 times for 288 yards so far this season, which has them 80th in the nation in penalties. Sheriron Jones has thrown for 790 yards this season. He has completed 50 passes on 85 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 161.6. He averages 9.3 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw.
New Mexico is 91st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 166. They have surrendered a total of 2,236 yards on D, which is 82nd in Division 1. The Lobos are ranked 97th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 92 passes on 174 attempts against the New Mexico Lobos defense this season, placing them 41st and 68th in the country. The New Mexico pass defense has also given up a total of 1,317 yards through the air, which is 75th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 199 attempts for 919 yards this year, putting them in 74th place in D-1 against the run. The Lobos have committed 33 penalties for 277 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 42nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico is ranked 56th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 134 punt return yards and average 13.4 yards per return, which is 30th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 165 yards on special teams, ranking 99th in kick return yardage. The Lobos average 17 yards per kick return and they are 69th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,597. The New Mexico Lobos have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 2, which is 119th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. New Mexico Lobos kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 25 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,011 yards on 25 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 89th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rams have run for 685 yards as a team, which ranks 111th in the nation. They've run 204 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 46 times for 382 yards so far this year, which has them 19th in the country in penalties. They are 78th in Division 1 in points scored with 152. They have run 455 plays this year for 2,461 yards, which ranks them 14th in the nation in total offense. The Colorado State Rams average 5.4 yards per play, which is 87th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 138 1st downs this season, ranking them 26th overall as an offensive unit. K.J. Carta-Samuels has completed 134 throws while attempting 217 passes for a completion percentage of 61.8%. He has passed for 1,623 yards this year. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 141.9.
The Colorado State Rams rush defense has given up 234 attempts for 1,293 yards this season, putting them in 118th place in the country against the run. They have had 45 penalties for 370 yards on defense this year. That places them 100th in Division 1. Colorado State is 118th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 228. They have given up a total of 2,814 yards on D, which is 117th in the nation. The Rams are 119th in yards per play allowed with 6.9. Opponent offenses have completed 99 throws on 171 attempts against the Colorado State defense this season, ranking them 60th and 64th in the country. The Colorado State Rams pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,521 yards in the air, which is 108th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 43rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Colorado State kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 15 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,733 yards on 36 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That ranks them 5th in the NCAA in punting average. Colorado State is 49th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 32 punt return yards and average 3.2 yards per return, which is 120th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 452 yards on special teams, which puts them 12th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 23 yards per kick return and they are 33rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,945.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Rams college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Lobos +1
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