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At 9:00 PM ET on Saturday, the UTEP Miners (0-2) are at home against the New Mexico State Aggies (0-2).
The Miners are very big favorites (currently -14) in their game versus the Aggies, with the over/under at 45 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Miners are -698 and the Aggies are +459.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for UTEP vs. New Mexico State
- Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: El Paso, Texas
- Stadium: Sun Bowl Stadium
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UTEP Betting Insights
- UTEP put together an 8-5-0 record against the spread last season.
- UTEP was favored by 14 points or more last season once, and failed to cover the spread.
- Last season, eight UTEP games hit the over.
UTEP Stats & Insights
- Last year, UTEP racked up 15.3 fewer points per game (25.1) than New Mexico State allowed (40.4).
- UTEP racked up 96.6 fewer yards per game (392.2) than New Mexico State gave up per matchup (488.8) last year.
- Last season UTEP rushed for 54.5 fewer yards per game (140.1) than New Mexico State allowed per outing (194.6).
- UTEP had a 2-1 ATS record and a 3-0 overall record when the team ran for more than 194.6 yards last season.
- When New Mexico State limited its opponents to fewer than 140.1 rushing yards last season, it was 2-1 against the spread and 1-2 overall.
- UTEP turned the ball over five more times (24 total) than New Mexico State forced a turnover (19) last season.
UTEP’s Best Players
- Last season Gavin Hardison put up 3,218 passing yards (247.5 per game), a 55.2% completion percentage, 18 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions.
- Last season Ronald Awatt took 159 carries for 844 yards (64.9 per game) and scored six touchdowns.
- Deion Hankins ran for 453 yards on 120 carries (34.8 yards per game), with six rushing touchdowns last year.
- In the previous season, Jacob Cowing grabbed 69 passes (on 114 targets) for 1,354 yards (104.2 per game). He also found the end zone seven times.
- Justin Garrett tacked on 685 yards on 50 grabs with four touchdowns. He was targeted 91 times, and averaged 52.7 receiving yards per game.
- Tyrin Smith hauled in 33 passes for 570 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 43.8 yards per game last year.
- Jadrian Taylor’s hard work last season put up a stat line of 6.5 sacks, 6.0 TFL and 24 tackles.
- Breon Hayward was a wrecking ball on the field, collecting 77 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks last year.
- Dy’Vonne Inyang collected three interceptions while adding 39 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended last year.
New Mexico State Betting Insights
- New Mexico State went 7-5-0 ATS last year.
- When playing as at least 14-point underdogs last season, New Mexico State had an ATS record of 5-4.
- New Mexico State and its opponent combined to hit the over seven out of 12 times last year.
New Mexico State Stats & Insights
- New Mexico State put up just 2.6 fewer points per game (22.6) than UTEP allowed (25.2) last season.
- New Mexico State was 5-0 against the spread and 2-3 overall last season when the team put up over 25.2 points.
- UTEP had a 5-1 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall in games when it allowed fewer than 22.6 points last season.
- New Mexico State racked up 22.0 more yards per game (370.8) than UTEP gave up per outing (348.8) last season.
- New Mexico State was 6-1 against the spread and 2-5 overall when the team amassed over 348.8 yards last year.
- When UTEP held its opponents to less than 370.8 yards last year, it had a 6-2 record ATS and a 6-2 record overall.
- New Mexico State rushed for 101.4 yards per game last season, 37.7 fewer than the 139.1 UTEP allowed per outing.
- When New Mexico State rushed for over 139.1 yards last season it compiled a 2-0 ATS record and a 1-1 overall record.
- UTEP was 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall when holding opponents to less than 101.4 rushing yards last season.
- Last year New Mexico State turned the ball over 16 times, two more than UTEP’s takeaways (14).
New Mexico State’s Best Players
- Jonah Johnson threw for 2,702 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. He also chipped in with his legs, collecting four touchdowns while racking up 176 yards.
- Juwuan Price accumulated 670 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
- O’Maury Samuels ran for one touchdown on 224 yards a year ago.
- Jared Wyatt was targeted 6.8 times per game and collected 629 receiving yards and three touchdowns over the course of 2021.
- Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda collected four touchdowns and had 567 receiving yards (47.3 ypg) in 2021.
- Andre Bodison worked his way to 390 receiving yards (32.5 ypg) last season.
- Chris Ojoh proved to be a menacing defender last year, recording 6.0 sacks, 12.0 TFL and 70 tackles.
- A year ago D.J. McCullough collected 40 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended as well as three interceptions.