New Mexico Lobos vs Utah State Aggies Prediction, 11/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New Mexico Lobos vs Utah State Aggies
Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Location: Maverik Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico (-3.5)
Maverik Stadium is the site where Andrew Peasley and the Utah State Aggies (0-4) will play the New Mexico Lobos (0-4) on Thursday. The odds on this game have New Mexico as 3.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 53.
In their last contest, the New Mexico Lobos played the Air Force Falcons and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 28-0. Trae Hall went 23/42 with 221 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He threw 1 interception for the contest. Bobby Cole led the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 29 yards via 6 carries which meant he averaged 4.8 yards per carry. Emmanuel Logan-Greene was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 64 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 21.3 yards per catch in this outing.
The Lobos have earned 1,598 total yards over the course of this year. As a team they have an average of 163.0 yards in the run game which is 67th in the nation. In terms of scoring touchdowns, New Mexico has amassed 5 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring points, the New Mexico Lobos are averaging 18.5 PPG. Concerning passing yards, the Lobos have given up 1,297 yards which puts them in 69th in D-1. During this campaign, they are granting 474.3 yards per contest putting them at 126th in Division 1. The Lobos are sitting in 101st in the country concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 33.0 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.3 yards per rush on the ground and 150.0 rushing yards per game on the season. Over the course of their 4 games played this year, they have surrendered 324.3 yards per game through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 70.8%. In total, they have given up 600 rushing yards through 4 contests.
Trae Hall has connected on 57 of his attempted career 108 tosses for a completion percentage of 52.8%. He is averaging 88.1 yds per outing. For his collegiate career, Hall has passed for 617 yds with 4 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 103.7 with a touchdown rate of 3.7% and an interception rate of 4.6%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted a run 53 different times for a total of 209 rushing yds.
The last time they took the field, the Utah State Aggies played the Fresno State Bulldogs and ended up taking the loss by a score of 35-16. Jason Shelley went 9/24 with 144 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game with no interceptions. Jaylen Warren led the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 86 yards and he notched 1 TD for this outing. He rushed for a total of 136 yards by way of 9 carries which meant he was running for 15.1 yards per carry. Deven Thompkins was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 92 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 30.7 yards per catch in this outing.
Concerning how much they score, the Aggies are sitting 126th in the nation by tallying 11.3 points per contest. Over the course of the season so far, the Aggies currently have a total of 449 passing yards along with an average of 112.3 throwing yards per game, which is ranked 123rd in the country. They average 130.5 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 522 yards for this year. The Utah State Aggies hold an average of 242.8 yards/contest which has them sitting 126th in college football. Utah State has allowed a total of 818 yards via the ground game (204.5 yards per contest) and 8 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. The Aggies are surrendering 37.3 points per game, which has them ranked 125th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 149 total points. They have conceded 12 touchdowns via the pass as well as 321.3 yards/contest, ranking them 134th in the nation.
In the 7 contests in his career, Andrew Peasley has connected on 11 of 26 attempts for a total of 53 yards. He is averaging 7.6 yds per game through the air with a 51.7 quarterback rating. Peasley has thrown for 0 touchdowns while tossing 1 interception in his collegiate career. He has scampered for 183 yds on 13 attempts. His interception percentage is 3.8%.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Aggies +3.5
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