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The New Mexico Lobos (2-3) will visit the New Mexico State Aggies (1-5) on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET.
The Aggies are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+6.5), versus the Lobos (with an over/under of 38 points).
Game Info and Betting Lines for New Mexico vs. New Mexico State
- Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: FloSports
- Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
- Stadium: Aggie Memorial Stadium
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New Mexico Betting Insights
- New Mexico State has covered the spread twice in six opportunities this year.
- New Mexico State has a 1-3 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 6.5 points or more this season.
- New Mexico State hase gone over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).
New Mexico Stats & Insights
- New Mexico has been a bottom-25 offense this year, ranking third-worst with 244.8 yards per game. The defensive side of the ball is ranked 33rd in the FBS (335.6 yards allowed per game).
- New Mexico has been a bottom-25 scoring offense this year, ranking 19th-worst with 20.4 points per contest. The defensive unit ranks 43rd in the FBS (22.0 points allowed per game).
- New Mexico has been a bottom-25 pass offense this season, ranking seventh-worst with 117.8 passing yards per game. The defense is ranked 63rd in the FBS (222.4 passing yards allowed per game).
- New Mexico is totaling 127.0 rushing yards per game on offense this year (98th in the FBS), and is surrendering 113.2 rushing yards per game (30th) on the other side of the ball.
- New Mexico sports the 11th-best third-down defense this season (27.7% third-down conversion rate allowed), but ranks fourth-worst on offense (25.8% third-down conversion rate).
- With 13 forced turnovers (eighth in the FBS) against six turnovers committed (38th in the FBS), New Mexico’s +7 turnover margin is the eighth-best in college football.
New Mexico’s Best Players
- Miles Kendrick has compiled 696 yards (116.0 ypg) on 65-of-113 passing with three touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 117 rushing yards (19.5 ypg) on 63 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
- The team’s top rusher, Nathaniel Jones, has carried the ball 65 times for 255 yards (42.5 per game), scoring one time.
- Sherod White has carried the ball 31 times for 131 yards (21.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
- Geordon Porter’s leads his squad with 263 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 16 catches (out of 25 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
- Luke Wysong has caught 16 passes while averaging 19.3 yards per game and scoring one touchdown.
- Andrew Erickson’s four grabs are good enough for 62 yards.
- Cody Moon has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has 5.0 TFL and 16 tackles.
- Jerrick Reed II is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s collected 19 tackles and 2.0 TFL.
- Ronald Wilson has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 10 tackles and two passes defended.
New Mexico State Betting Insights
- New Mexico State is 2-4-0 against the spread this season.
- In games they have played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this year, the Aggies are 1-3 against the spread.
- Out of New Mexico State’s six games with a set total, two have hit the over (33.3%).
New Mexico State Stats & Insights
- New Mexico State ranks sixth-worst in total yards per game (265.5), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 84th in the FBS with 392.7 total yards ceded per contest.
- New Mexico State has lots of room to improve, as it ranks fourth-worst in points per game (14.0) this season and 22nd-worst in points surrendered per game (32.3).
- New Mexico State’s passing game has been struggling, ranking eighth-worst in the FBS with 121.0 passing yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, giving up 201.7 passing yards per contest (38th-ranked).
- New Mexico State’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, surrendering 191.0 rushing yards per game, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 80th with 144.5 rushing yards per contest.
- New Mexico State has lots of room to improve on third down, as it ranks 24th-worst in third-down conversion rate (33.3%) and are 24th-worst in third-down rate allowed (43.4%).
- With three forced turnovers (123rd in the FBS) and 13 turnovers committed (121st in the FBS) this season, New Mexico State ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -10.
New Mexico State’s Best Players
- Gavin Frakes leads New Mexico State with 398 yards on 28-of-62 passing with two touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 91 rushing yards (15.2 ypg) on 17 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
- Star Thomas has rushed for 272 yards on 48 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
- Jamoni Jones has compiled 197 yards on 55 carries with two touchdowns.
- Justice Powers has totaled nine receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 204 (34.0 yards per game). He’s been targeted 19 times.
- Jordin Parker has put up a 95-yard season so far. He’s caught five passes on 13 targets.
- Kordell David’s 26 targets have resulted in nine catches for 84 yards and one touchdown.
- Chris Ojoh paces the team with 3.5 sacks. He’s also the team’s tackle leader, and has racked up 4.0 TFL and 33 tackles.
- Syrus Dumas has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has seven tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one pass defended to his name.