New Mexico Lobos vs Hawaii Warriors Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New Mexico Lobos vs Hawaii Warriors
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Aloha Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico (+16)
Aloha Stadium is the site where Chevan Cordeiro and the Hawaii Warriors (1-1) will take on the New Mexico Lobos (0-1) on Saturday. Hawaii opens this matchup as 16-point favorites. The total opens at 61.5.
In their last game, the New Mexico Lobos played the San Jose State Spartans and left there with a loss by a score of 38-21. Tevaka Tuioti paced the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 26 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this outing. He rushed for 69 yards by way of 14 carries which had him averaging 4.9 yards per carry. Andrew Erickson was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 72 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 24.0 yards per catch in this outing. Tuioti went 20/35 with 294 yards via the pass and threw 2 TD's. He walked away with 1 interception for the game.
In terms of scoring points, the New Mexico Lobos are sitting at 21 PPG. Offensively they hold an average of 149 yards rushing giving them a rank of 62nd in the country. The Lobos have earned 443 yards in total over the course of this year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, New Mexico has amassed 2 passing touchdowns and 1 touchdown on the ground. The Lobos are ranked 102nd in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 38 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per rushing attempt and 99 yards on the ground per game this year. Concerning yards via the pass, the Lobos are allowing 481 yards which puts them in 31st in the country. They have yielded 481 yards per contest through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 71.4%. In total, they have allowed 580 yards per outing which ranks them 116th in Division 1.
Tevaka Tuioti has connected on 203 of his attempted career 391 passes for a completion percentage of 51.9%. He is throwing for 138.0 yards per game. For his career, Tuioti has passed for a total of 2,898 yds with 18 TD's and 15 picks. His quarterback rating is 121.7 with a touchdown rate of 4.6% and an interception percentage of 3.8%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the football 109 different times totaling 573 yards.
In their last outing, the Hawaii Warriors took on the Wyoming Cowboys and added a loss to their record by a score of 31-7. Miles Reed led the team on the ground in this outing. He broke a long run for 32 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 54 yards by way of 7 carries which meant he was running for 7.7 yards per carry. Zion Bowens was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 48 yards on 2 catches. He averaged 24.0 yards per catch in this outing. Chevan Cordeiro went 11/26 with 110 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 1 pick for the contest.
In relation to putting points on the board, the Warriors currently rank 87th in college football holding an average of 20.5 points per contest. Over the course of the season thus far, the Warriors have thrown for a total of 339 yards through the air along with an average of 169.5 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 88th in D-1. They are averaging 223.0 run yards per game and have rushed for 446 yards for the season. The Hawaii Warriors maintain an average of 392.5 yards per outing which is good for 61st in Division 1. The Warriors are surrendering 25.0 points per contest, ranking them 49th in college football. This year, they have allowed 50 points in total. Hawaii has surrendered a total of 401 yards via the ground game (200.5 yards per game) and 5 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have given up 1 touchdown through the air and 200.5 yards/game, which puts them in 40th in D-1.
Cordeiro has passed for 14 touchdowns while tossing 6 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 6.2% and his interception rate is 2.7%. He has rushed for 375 yards on 85 attempts. He averages 90.6 yds per contest through the air with a 133.2 quarterback rating. During the 18 contests in his college career, Chevan Cordeiro has connected on 130 of 226 tries for 1,630 yards.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Lobos +16
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