New Mexico at New Mexico State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Aggie Memorial Stadium
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Aggie Memorial Stadium to take on the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 8 point favorites. The Lobos have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-0-0. The Aggies have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 0-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico State Aggies are 0-3-0 against the spread
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/09/18 QB Coltin Gerhart Foot is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
09/09/18 QB Tevaka Tuioti Undisclosed injured last game, is OUT Saturday vs New Mexico State
09/05/18 WR Q' Drennan Hip is out indefinitely
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
09/09/18 LB Javahn Fergurson Knee is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico
08/12/18 WR Caleb Mills Collarbone is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico Lobos are 46th in Division 1 in points scored with 76. They have run 145 plays this season for 891 yards, which ranks them 56th in the nation in total offense. The Lobos average 6.1 yards per play, which is 58th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 46 1st downs this year, placing them 57th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Mexico has run for 396 yards as a team, which ranks 48th in the country. They've run 96 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 8 times for 58 yards so far this season, which has them 107th in the nation in penalties. Sheriron Jones has thrown for 101 yards this season. He has completed 10 passes on 19 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 111. He averages 5.3 yards per pass attempt and 2.7 adjusted yards per throw.
New Mexico is 109th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 75. They have surrendered a total of 1,134 yards on D, which is 123rd in Division 1. The Lobos are ranked 127th in yards per play allowed with 7.8. Opposing offenses have completed 28 passes on 52 attempts against the New Mexico Lobos defense this season, placing them 26th and 26th in the country. The New Mexico pass defense has also given up a total of 473 yards through the air, which is 85th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 93 attempts for 661 yards this year, putting them in 126th place in D-1 against the run. The Lobos have committed 12 penalties for 108 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 64th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico is ranked 95th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 17 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 62nd in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 97 yards on special teams, ranking 61st in kick return yardage. The Lobos average 19 yards per kick return and they are 63rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,005. New Mexico Lobos kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 10 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 341 yards on 8 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 48th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aggies have run for 138 yards as a team, which ranks 126th in the nation. They've run 81 times, averaging 1.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 23 times for 173 yards so far this year, which has them 2nd in the country in penalties. They are 121st in Division 1 in points scored with 30. They have run 209 plays this year for 686 yards, which ranks them 45th in the nation in total offense. The New Mexico State Aggies average 3.3 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 46 1st downs this season, ranking them 59th overall as an offensive unit. Matt Romero has completed 63 throws while attempting 118 passes for a completion percentage of 53.4%. He has passed for 534 yards this year. He averages 3.5 adjusted yards per throw and 4.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 93.
The New Mexico State Aggies rush defense has given up 147 attempts for 889 yards this season, putting them in 129th place in the country against the run. They have had 23 penalties for 243 yards on defense this year. That places them 129th in Division 1. New Mexico State is 129th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 137. They have given up a total of 1,425 yards on D, which is 125th in the nation. The Aggies are 102nd in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 47 throws on 87 attempts against the New Mexico State defense this season, ranking them 109th and 117th in the country. The New Mexico State Aggies pass defense has also surrendered a total of 536 yards in the air, which is 103rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New Mexico State Aggies have tried 4 field goals this year and made 3, which is 36th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. New Mexico State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,234 yards on 28 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NCAA in punting average. New Mexico State is 16th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 50 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 63rd in D-1. They have returned 7 kicks for 106 yards on special teams, which puts them 52nd in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 15 yards per kick return and they are 91st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 842.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Lobos -8
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