New Mexico Lobos vs New Mexico State Aggies Prediction, 10/15/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Mexico Lobos vs New Mexico State Aggies
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, NM
Odds/Point Spread: Aggies (+6)
Aggie Memorial Stadium is the site where the New Mexico State Aggies (1-5) will go up against the New Mexico Lobos (2-4) on Saturday. New Mexico opens this game as 6-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 37.5.
The New Mexico Lobos come into this game with a record of 2-4 for this season. In their last matchup, the Lobos stepped onto the field against the Wyoming Cowboys and went home with a loss by a final score of 27-14. Miles Kendrick went 11/17 with 107 yds passing. He had a quarterback rate of 105.8 and walked away from the contest with 1 interception. Miles Kendrick led the offense in rushing for the Lobos with 19 totes for 72 yds (3.8 yds per attempt). The New Mexico Lobos ended up running the ball 48 different times and accounted for 197 yards, earning them an average of 4.1 yds per attempt. Overall, they ran 71 plays which converted into 319 yds. New Mexico allowed 10 completions on 21 attempts for a total of 174 yds, and a completion percentage of 47.6%. On the ground, the Lobos gave up 130 yds on 39 tries, which calculates to 3.3 yards per run allowed.
The Lobos have tallied 1,563 total yards this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, New Mexico has compiled 3 touchdowns through the air and 10 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 9 different times. New Mexico has amassed 91 first downs offensively, and they have committed 40 penalties for 361 yds. As a unit they have an average of 141.3 yards on the ground which is 84th in the country. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the New Mexico Lobos are averaging 19.3 points per outing.
The Lobos are sitting in 50th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 22.8 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.6 yards per rushing attempt and 116.0 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. For the year, they have given up 696 running yards through 6 contests. When talking about yards through the air, the Lobos have conceded 1,386 yards which puts them in 82nd in college football. They have yielded 231.0 yards per contest via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 59.6%. During this campaign, they are surrendering 347.0 yards/contest which puts them 42nd in D-1. They have granted 6 touchdowns via the pass and 7 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Aggies step onto the field holding a record of 1-5 for this season. In their last game, the Aggies took a loss by a final score of 21-7 when they played the FIU Panthers. Jamoni Jones carried the football 12 times for 50 yards, finishing the contest with 4.2 yards per carry for New Mexico State. Diego Pavia finished the contest with 85 yards on 8/14 passing while his QB rating was 108.1. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 6.1. New Mexico State relinquished 45 attempts on the ground for 153 yds (3.4 yds per rush). The Aggies passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 70.0%, surrendering 182 yards on 14 out of 20 passing. The Aggies finished the game with a total of 221 yards while running 58 plays (3.8 yds per play). New Mexico State ran the ball for 2.6 yards per attempt, totaling 82 yds on 31 carries.
The New Mexico State Aggies maintain an average of 265.5 yards/game, which is good for 127th in college football. The New Mexico State offense has 332 yds of penalties on 39 infractions, which is good for 55th in the nation in terms of helping out the other team. During the season to this point, the Aggies have thrown for a total of 726 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 121.0 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 125th in Division 1. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Aggies rank 128th in college football with 14.0 points per outing.
The Aggies are allowing 32.3 PPG, which puts them 109th in Division 1. New Mexico State has given up a total of 1,156 rushing yards (192.7 yards per game) and 16 touchdowns on the ground on the year. Overall, they have conceded 194 total points. They have allowed the opposition 8 touchdowns through the air in addition to 199.5 yards/contest, which has them in 35th in college football. The Aggies defense has been on the field for 413 plays, which has them ranked 85th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Lobos/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Aggies +6
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