Hawaii vs New Mexico NCAA Football Parlay 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Dreamstyle Stadium is the venue where Tevaka Tuioti and the New Mexico Lobos will take on the Hawaii Warriors on Saturday. New Mexico opens this matchup as 11.5-point dogs. The Warriors are 3-4-0 ATS and 4-3-0 when betting on the total. The Lobos are 3-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-4-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Hawaii Warriors faced the Air Force Falcons and lost 56-26. Cole McDonald led the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 15 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 41 yards via 10 carries which meant he averaged 4.1 yards per tote. Jared Smart was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 140 yards on 11 catches. He notched an average of 12.7 yards per reception during the game. Running the show from under center for the Warriors was Cole McDonald who went 34/52 with 404 yards passing and completed 3 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 pick during the game. The Warriors ran the ball a total of 20 times and racked up 82 yards earning them an average of 4.1 yards per carry. For the contest, the Warriors earned 26 1st downs and they had 5 infractions for 50 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. In all, they ran 73 plays for 486 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Hawaii allowed 6 completions on 7 tries for a total of 169 yards, and a completion percentage of 85.7%. Against the run, the Warriors allowed 354 yards on 50 attempts which gave them an average of 7.1 yards per attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed 523 yards but didn't get any takeaways.
The Warriors head into this matchup 4-3 for 2019. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation with an average of 35.4 points per game, which has them at 30th in the nation. As a unit, they have an average of 105.1 yards on the ground per contest which is 11th in the MWC. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 4th in the conference and 61st in the nation with 2,845 yards. The Warriors have one of the worst defenses in the nation, allowing 36 points per contest putting them 9th in the Mountain West. In terms of yards rushing, Hawaii is giving up 154.3 yards per contest ranking them 8th in the conference and 65th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.3 yards per rush which has them at 11th in the MWC and 118th in college football overall. In total, they have allowed 1,080 rushing yards through 7 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Warriors have allowed 2,109 yards. Teams are completing 56.9% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.4 yards per attempt.
In their last game, the New Mexico Lobos played the Wyoming Cowboys and ended up taking the loss by a score of 23-10. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Lobos was Sheriron Jones who went 9/17 with 143 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He ended the game without an interception. Ahmari Davis paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 40 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 86 yards on 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. Jordan Kress led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 94 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 23.5 yards per catch for that game. The Lobos ended up running the ball 37 times and added 169 yards which had them averaging 4.6 yards per rush. For the game, they finished with a total of 65 plays which gave them a total of 372 yards. For the game, the Lobos racked up 20 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 50 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. On the defensive side of the ball, New Mexico allowed 9 completions on 15 throws totaling 86 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. On the day, they gave up 345 yards but finished the game without a turnover. Against the run, the Lobos allowed 259 yards on 55 tries which gave them an average of 4.7 yards per carry allowed.
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The Lobos step onto the field holding a record of 2-5. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Lobos have one of the middle tier offenses in Division 1. New Mexico has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 212.4 yards on the ground per contest, which has them at 26th in D-1. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,487 yards rushing through 7 games, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Lobos average 417.9 yards per contest overall ranking them 55th in D-1 and 3rd in the MWC. The Lobos are giving up 36.6 points per contest ranking them 11th in the Mountain West and 122nd in the nation. Their pass defense is one of the most anemic groups in college football. They are conceding 348 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Lobos sit in 12th in the conference. In regard to points given up, they have given up 256 total points. In terms of yards rushing, they are allowing 147 yards per contest ranking them 56th in the nation and 7th in the MWC. This year, they have allowed a total of 1,029 yards on the ground and 13.3 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Lobos +11.5 and over the total points
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