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On Friday at 9:00 PM ET, the New Mexico Lobos (1-0) will host the Boise State Broncos (0-1).
The Lobos are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +17) against the Broncos (with an over/under of 44 points).
Game Info and Betting Lines for Boise State vs. New Mexico
- Game Day: Friday, September 9, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Stadium: University Stadium (NM)
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Boise State Betting Insights
- Boise State put together a 7-5-0 ATS record last year.
- Boise State was favored by 17 points or more two times last season, and covered the spread in both.
- Boise State games hit the over just twice last season.
Boise State Stats & Insights
- Boise State put up 29.2 points per game last year, comparable to the 28.4 per outing New Mexico surrendered.
- Boise State was 4-1 against the spread and 3-2 overall in games when it scored over 28.4 points last year.
- New Mexico had a 1-3 record against the spread and a 3-1 record overall in games when it allowed opponents to score fewer than 29.2 points last year.
- Boise State averaged only 17.9 more yards per game (381.0) than New Mexico allowed per outing (363.1) last season.
- In games that Boise State piled up over 363.1 yards last season, the team was 5-2 against the spread and 6-1 overall.
- When New Mexico held its opponents to less than 381.0 yards last season, it had a 1-5 record ATS and a 3-3 record overall.
- Last year Boise State racked up 120.3 rushing yards per game, 23.2 fewer than New Mexico allowed per contest (143.5).
- When Boise State rushed for over 143.5 yards last season, it had a 4-1 ATS record and a 5-0 overall record.
- Last year, New Mexico was 1-5 against the spread and 3-3 overall when holding opponents to less than 120.3 yards on the ground.
- Boise State turned the ball over two more times (15 total) than New Mexico forced a turnover (13) last year.
Boise State’s Best Players
- Last year Hank Bachmeier put up 3,080 passing yards (256.7 per game), a 62.8% completion percentage, 20 touchdowns, and eight interceptions.
- Last year, George Holani rushed for 569 yards on 119 attempts (47.4 yards per game) and scored one time.
- Cyrus Habibi-Likio ran for 374 yards on 107 carries (31.2 yards per game), with two rushing touchdowns last year. He also made his name known on the passing side with 23 receptions for 213 yards (17.8 per game).
- Khalil Shakir collected 77 receptions for 1,117 yards and seven touchdowns last season. He was targeted 121 times, and averaged 93.1 yards per game.
- Stefan Cobbs tacked on 421 yards on 34 grabs with five touchdowns. He was targeted 46 times, and averaged 35.1 receiving yards per game.
- Octavius Evans’ stat line last year: 409 receiving yards, 34 catches, two touchdowns, on 56 targets.
- Scott Matlock’s hard work last season put up a stat line of 7.0 sacks, 6.0 TFL and 37 tackles.
- JL Skinner was a wrecking ball on the field, collecting 79 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and two interceptions last year.
- Tyric LeBeauf collected three interceptions while adding 10 tackles and three passes defended last year.
New Mexico Betting Insights
- New Mexico won just one game against the spread last year.
- New Mexico covered the spread once when an underdog by 17 points or more last season (in six opportunities).
- A total of three of New Mexico games last year went over the point total.
New Mexico Stats & Insights
- New Mexico averaged 6.8 fewer points per game (12.2) than Boise State allowed (19.0) last season.
- When New Mexico put up over 19.0 points last season, it was 0-2 against the spread and 2-0 overall.
- Boise State had a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall in games when it surrendered fewer than 12.2 points last season.
- New Mexico averaged 131.1 fewer yards per game (234.4) than Boise State gave up (365.5) per outing last season.
- Last season New Mexico rushed for 37.9 fewer yards per game (120.7) than Boise State allowed per outing (158.6).
- When New Mexico ran for over 158.6 yards last year it compiled a 0-3 ATS record and a 1-2 overall record.
- When Boise State kept its opponents to fewer than 120.7 rushing yards last season, it was 5-1 against the spread and 5-1 overall.
- Last year New Mexico had 19 turnovers, four fewer than Boise State had takeaways (23).
New Mexico’s Best Players
- Terry Wilson connected on 57.6% of his passes and threw for 1,054 yards and seven touchdowns last season.
- Aaron Dumas averaged 54.8 rushing yards per game and scored two rushing touchdowns.
- Bobby Cole ran for two touchdowns on 360 yards a year ago.
- Luke Wysong was targeted 2.9 times per game and racked up 226 receiving yards over the course of 2021.
- Trace Bruckler grabbed three touchdowns and had 194 receiving yards (16.2 ypg) in 2021.
- Kyle Jarvis caught 11 passes on his way to 159 receiving yards and two touchdowns a season ago.
- Last year Joey Noble accumulated 6.5 sacks, 14.0 TFL and 48 tackles.
- Tavian Combs was a force on the field last season with 70 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two interceptions.