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    On Thursday at 9:00 PM ET, the Minnesota Golden Gophers will host the New Mexico State Aggies (0-1).

    The Aggies are expected to lose by at least two touchdowns (currently +36) versus the Golden Gophers (with an over/under of 52.5 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Minnesota vs. New Mexico State

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BTN
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Huntington Bank Stadium
    Golden Gophers vs Aggies Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Golden Gophers -36 -110 -112 52.5 -110 -111 N/A N/A

    Minnesota Betting Insights

    • Minnesota won nine games against the spread last season, failing to cover four times.
    • Last season, the combined scoring went over the point total six times in Minnesota games.

    Minnesota Stats & Insights

    • Last year, Minnesota put up 14.9 fewer points per game (25.5) than New Mexico State allowed (40.4).
    • Minnesota racked up 360.1 yards per game last year, 128.7 fewer yards than the 488.8 New Mexico State allowed per outing.
    • Last season Minnesota racked up 198.1 yards per game on the ground, just 3.5 more yards than New Mexico State allowed per outing (194.6).
    • When Minnesota rushed for over 194.6 yards last year, it compiled a 5-0 ATS record and a 4-1 overall record.
    • New Mexico State was 3-1 against the spread and 1-3 overall when holding opponents to less than 198.1 rushing yards last year.
    • Minnesota turned the ball over 13 times last year, six fewer than New Mexico State forced turnovers (19).

    Minnesota’s Best Players

    • Tanner Morgan recorded a passing stat line last year of 2,044 yards with a 59.6% completion rate (149-for-250), 10 touchdowns, nine interceptions, and an average of 157.2 yards per game.
    • Last season Ky Thomas took 166 carries for 824 yards (63.4 per game) and scored six touchdowns.
    • Mar’Keise Irving put up 699 rushing yards on 133 carries and four touchdowns last season.
    • In the previous year, Chris Autman-Bell grabbed 36 passes (on 59 targets) for 506 yards (38.9 per game). He also found the end zone six times.
    • Mike Brown-Stephens produced last season, grabbing 23 passes for 392 yards and one touchdown. He collected 30.2 receiving yards per game.
    • Dylan Wright hauled in 18 passes on 31 targets for 365 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 28.1 receiving yards per game.
    • Boye Mafe’s hard work last season produced a stat line of 5.0 sacks, 6.0 TFL and 30 tackles.
    • Last season Jack Gibbens tallied 75 tackles and 3.0 TFL.
    • Tyler Nubin collected three interceptions while adding 41 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and three passes defended last year.

    New Mexico State Betting Insights

    • New Mexico State won seven games against the spread last year, failing to cover five times.
    • New Mexico State did not cover the spread when an underdog by 36 points or more last year (in one opportunity).
    • New Mexico State and its opponent combined to go over the point total seven out of 12 times last year.

    New Mexico State Stats & Insights

    • New Mexico State racked up 22.6 points per game last season, 5.3 more than Minnesota gave up (17.3).
    • When New Mexico State scored over 17.3 points last year, it was 6-1 against the spread and 2-5 overall.
    • Minnesota had a 6-2 record against the spread and a 6-2 record overall in games when it allowed opponents to score less than 22.6 points last season.
    • New Mexico State racked up 92.0 more yards per game (370.8) than Minnesota allowed per matchup (278.8) last season.
    • When New Mexico State totaled over 278.8 yards last season, the team was 7-3 against the spread and 2-8 overall.
    • In games Minnesota kept its opponents to fewer than 370.8 yards last season, it had a 6-4 record ATS and a 7-3 record overall.
    • New Mexico State rushed for 101.4 yards per game last year, just 3.9 more yards than the 97.5 Minnesota allowed per contest.
    • When New Mexico State ran for more than 97.5 yards last year it had a 4-3 ATS record and a 2-5 overall record.
    • When Minnesota kept its opponents to fewer than 101.4 yards on the ground last season, it was 5-2 against the spread and 5-2 overall.
    • Last year New Mexico State turned the ball over 16 times, while Minnesota forced 16 turnovers.

    New Mexico State’s Best Players

    • Jonah Johnson completed 58.7% of his passes to throw for 2,702 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. He also helped with his legs, tallying four touchdowns while racking up 176 yards.
    • Juwuan Price averaged 55.8 rushing yards per game and scored 10 rushing touchdowns.
    • O’Maury Samuels rushed for 224 yards and one touchdown last season.
    • Jared Wyatt averaged 52.4 receiving yards and racked up three receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2021 season.
    • Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda caught 36 passes last season on his way to 567 yards and four receiving touchdowns.
    • Andre Bodison caught 31 passes on his way to 390 receiving yards a season ago.
    • Last year Chris Ojoh put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 6.0 sacks, and added 12.0 TFL and 70 tackles.
    • Last year Syrus Dumas intercepted three passes to go along with 34 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and three passes defended.
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