New Mexico State Aggies vs Kentucky Wildcats Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New Mexico State Aggies vs Kentucky Wildcats
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Kroger Field in Lexington, KY
Odds/Point Spread: Wildcats (-36)
The Kentucky Wildcats (7-3) welcome the New Mexico State Aggies (1-9) at Kroger Field on Saturday. New Mexico State is 36-point dogs. The over/under is set at 59.5.
The New Mexico State Aggies come into this game with a record of 1-9 this season. The last time they took the field, the Aggies played the Alabama Crimson Tide and took a loss by a final of 35-3. Jonah Johnson went 19/30 with 129 yds through the air. He had a QB rating of 99.5 and ended the contest with no picks. Jonah Johnson led the offense in rushing for the Aggies with 14 attempts for 5 yards (0.4 yds per carry). The New Mexico State Aggies ended up rushing 27 different times and totaled 9 yds, which had them averaging 0.3 yards per carry. When the final whistle blew, they ran 58 plays for 138 yds. New Mexico State conceded 23 completions on 32 tries for 359 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.9%. In the running game, the Aggies conceded 98 yds on 32 attempts, which calculates to 3.1 yds per run allowed.
Regarding getting in the endzone, the New Mexico State Aggies are sitting at 21.1 points per outing. As a team they are averaging 91.3 yards on the ground which is 126th in Division 1. The Aggies have racked up 3,545 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, New Mexico State has compiled 13 touchdowns via the pass and 11 touchdowns via the ground. New Mexico State has recorded 220 1st downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 68 infractions for 586 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 14 times.
Regarding yards via the pass, the Aggies are conceding 2,948 yards which puts them in 138th in college football. They have yielded 294.8 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 69.6%. In total, they are allowing 475.7 yards/outing which puts them 135th in the nation. They have surrendered 26 touchdowns by air and 20 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for 5.1 yards per attempt on the ground and 180.9 rushing yards per game on the campaign. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,809 running yards through 10 games. The Aggies rank 139th in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 40.2 points per contest.
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The Wildcats come into this game with a record of 7-3 this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Wildcats took a loss by a score of 45-34 when they faced the Vanderbilt Commodores. Christopher Rodriguez Jr. carried the ball 16 times for 114 yds, ending the game with 7.1 yards per attempt for Kentucky. Will Levis (2 TDs) finished the contest with 177 yds on 14/22 passing while his quarterback rating was 152.1. He threw 1 interception and his Y/A was 8.0. Kentucky surrendered 48 run attempts for 332 yards (6.9 yards per carry). The Wildcats passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 52.4%, surrendering 283 yards on 22 out of 42 passing. The Wildcats finished the contest with 413 yds and they ran 58 plays (7.1 yards per play). Kentucky ran for 6.6 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 236 yds on 36 carries.
The Kentucky Wildcats have an average of 395.5 yards per game, which has them ranked 71st in Division 1. The Kentucky offense has 430 yds of penalties on 49 infractions, which ranks 107th in the country in terms of hurting your team. For the season to this point, the Wildcats have compiled 2,092 passing yards as well as holding an average of 209.2 passing yards per game, which is ranked 92nd in D-1. When discussing their scoring prowess, the Wildcats are sitting 61st in the nation averaging 29.2 points per outing.
The Wildcats are surrendering 22.8 PPG, ranking them 58th in college football. Kentucky has allowed a total of 1,170 rushing yards (117.0 yards per game) and 9 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. This season, they have surrendered 228 points in total. They have yielded 18 touchdowns through the air in addition to 224.2 yards per contest, ranking them 66th in D-1. The Wildcats defense has taken the field for 623 plays, which ranks 29th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats -36
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