Wyoming Cowboys vs New Mexico Lobos Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Dreamstyle Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Wyoming (-16)
Levi Williams and the Wyoming Cowboys (2-2) head to Dreamstyle Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the New Mexico Lobos (0-5). New Mexico opens this contest as 16-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 54.5.
The last time they played, the Wyoming Cowboys took on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and took home the victory by a score of 45-14. Trey Smith led the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 28 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this game. He rushed for a total of 164 yards by way of 24 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.8 yards per run. Ayden Eberhardt led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 42 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per reception in this outing. Levi Williams went 8/14 with 99 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
The Cowboys have earned 1,717 total yards for this campaign. As a team they're maintaining an average of 238.0 yards on the ground which has them sitting 13th in the nation. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Wyoming has totaled 1 touchdown through the air and 15 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Wyoming Cowboys hold an average of 33.5 PPG. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Cowboys are giving up 943 yds which puts them in 39th in D-1. For the season, they have relinquished 340.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 38th in college football. The Cowboys rank 41st in the country concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 23.0 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.2 yards per rush and 104.5 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Over the course of their 4 games, they have yielded 235.8 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 63.4%. For the season, they have allowed 418 running yards through 4 outings.
Levi Williams has connected on 71 of his attempted career 133 throws for a completion percentage of 53.4%. He is passing for 137.8 yards per contest. For his career, Williams has thrown for 1,102 yds with 4 TD's and 4 picks. He has a quarterback rating of 126.9 with a TD rate of 3.0% and an interception percentage of 3.0%. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 77 times totaling 262 yds.
In their last contest, the New Mexico Lobos faced the Utah State Aggies and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 41-27. Trae Hall went 11/21 with 63 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with no picks. Trae Hall paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He scurried for 70 yards via 13 carries which meant he averaged 5.4 yards per tote. Andrew Erickson was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 55 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 11.0 yards per catch for that game.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Lobos sit 108th in the nation by scoring 20.2 points per outing. For the season to this point, the Lobos have compiled 1,098 passing yards in addition to an average of 219.6 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 76th in the country. They average 169.6 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 848 yards for the year. The New Mexico Lobos maintain an average of 389.2 yards per contest which has them sitting 74th in Division 1. The Lobos are giving up 34.6 PPG, which puts them 110th in D-1. Overall, they have conceded 173 pts. New Mexico has yielded a total of 809 yards rushing (161.8 yards/game) and 6 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have conceded 15 touchdowns through the air in addition to 308.0 yards per game, which puts them in 133rd in the nation.
Hall has thrown 4 TD's while tossing 5 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate on pass attempts is 3.1% and his interception percentage is 3.9%. He has taken off and run for 279 yds on 66 tries. He averages 85.0 yds per contest through the air with a 99.5 quarterback rating. During the 8 contests in his college career, Trae Hall has connected on 68 of his 129 tries for 680 yds.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Lobos college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -16
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