New Mexico at UNLV College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Sam Boyd Stadium
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Sam Boyd Stadium is the venue for the game between the New Mexico Lobos and the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UNLV as 12.5 point favorites. The Runnin' Rebels are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0. The Lobos are 2-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-0-0.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 4-0-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico Lobos are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/30/18 QB Tevaka Tuioti Collarbone injured last game, 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 UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
09/30/18 OL Jaron Caldwell Knee is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico
09/17/18 DB Ty'Jason Roberts Back is out for season
08/21/18 DL Nick Dehdashtian Foot is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Mexico Lobos have run for 805 yards as a unit, which ranks 72nd in the nation. They've run 195 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Lobos have been penalized on offense 29 times for 248 yards so far this year, which has them 67th in the country in penalties. They are 47th in Division 1 in points scored with 161. They have run 304 plays this year for 1,796 yards, which ranks them 86th in the nation in total offense. The Lobos average 5.9 yards per play, which is 63rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this season, ranking them 77th overall as an offensive unit. Sheriron Jones has completed 37 throws while attempting 65 passes for a completion percentage of 56.9%. He has passed for 540 yards this year. He averages 6 adjusted yards per throw and 8.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 138.7.
The Lobos rush defense has given up 172 attempts for 876 yards this season, putting them in 99th place in the country against the run. They have had 30 penalties for 252 yards on defense this year. That places them 58th in Division 1. New Mexico is 97th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 152. They have given up a total of 2,070 yards on D, which is 104th in the nation. The Lobos are 118th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 77 throws on 139 attempts against the New Mexico Lobos defense this season, ranking them 43rd and 55th in the country. The New Mexico pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,194 yards in the air, which is 96th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New Mexico Lobos have tried 1 field goals this year and made 1, which is 121st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. New Mexico Lobos kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 20 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 895 yards on 20 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NCAA in punting average. New Mexico is 62nd in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 95 punt return yards and average 13.6 yards per return, which is 35th in D-1. They have returned 10 kicks for 165 yards on special teams, which puts them 91st in kick return yardage. The Lobos average 17 yards per kick return and they are 85th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,056.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels are 68th in Division 1 in points scored with 139. They have run 295 plays this season for 1,719 yards, which ranks them 127th in the nation in total offense. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 5.8 yards per play, which is 72nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 89 1st downs this year, placing them 94th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UNLV has run for 1,350 yards as a team, which ranks 4th in the country. They've run 212 times, averaging 6.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Runnin' Rebels have been penalized on offense 17 times for 133 yards so far this season, which has them 124th in the nation in penalties. Armani Rogers has thrown for 369 yards this season. He has completed 34 passes on 82 attempts for a completion percentage of 41.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 93.7. He averages 4.5 yards per pass attempt and 3.8 adjusted yards per throw.
UNLV is 60th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 111. They have surrendered a total of 1,622 yards on D, which is 49th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels are ranked 96th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 63 passes on 129 attempts against the UNLV defense this season, placing them 15th and 42nd in the country. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels pass defense has also given up a total of 842 yards through the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 143 attempts for 780 yards this year, putting them in 76th place in D-1 against the run. The Runnin' Rebels have committed 32 penalties for 287 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 82nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
UNLV is ranked 110th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 17 punt return yards and average 4.3 yards per return, which is 112th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 235 yards on special teams, ranking 54th in kick return yardage. The UNLV Runnin' Rebels average 21 yards per kick return and they are 94th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,972. The Runnin' Rebels have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 2, which is 117th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40%. UNLV kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 957 yards on 20 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 6th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Runnin' Rebels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Lobos +12.5
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