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    One of the best rushers in college football will be featured when Jacory Merritt and the New Mexico Lobos (1-1) host the New Mexico State Aggies (1-2) on Saturday, September 16, 2023.

    The Lobos are small favorites (-1.5) in their matchup versus the Aggies, with the over/under at 51 points. (On the moneyline, the Lobos are -115 and the Aggies are -105.)

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    Game Info for New Mexico vs. New Mexico State

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: MW Network
    • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Stadium: University Stadium (NM)
    New Mexico vs New Mexico State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    New Mexico -1.5 -110 -110 51 -110 -110 -115 -105

    New Mexico Pick Insights

    • New Mexico is winless against the spread so far this season (0-1-0).
    • New Mexico has combined with its opponent to go over in one of one games with a set total (100%).

    New Mexico Stats & Insights

    • New Mexico scored 10.8 fewer points per game (13.1) than New Mexico State surrendered (23.9) last year.
    • New Mexico was 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall last season when the team put up over 23.9 points.
    • New Mexico averaged 226.8 yards per game last year, 109.4 fewer yards than the 336.2 New Mexico State gave up per outing.
    • Last season New Mexico rushed for 27.4 fewer yards per game (121.3) than New Mexico State allowed per contest (148.7).
    • Last season New Mexico had a 2-2 ATS record and a 2-2 overall record in games the team ran for over 148.7 yards.
    • Last year New Mexico turned the ball over 14 times, while New Mexico State forced 14.

    New Mexico’s Best Players

    • Last season Miles Kendrick recorded 870 passing yards (72.5 per game), a 59% completion percentage, three touchdowns, and seven interceptions. He also added 128 rushing yards on 76 carries with three rushing TDs (averaging 10.7 rushing yards per game).
    • Last season, Nathaniel Jones ran for 544 yards on 118 attempts (45.3 yards per game) and scored two times.
    • Christian Washington put up 310 rushing yards on 73 carries last season.
    • In the previous year, Geordon Porter grabbed 22 passes (on 36 targets) for 312 yards (26 per game). He also found the end zone two times.
    • Luke Wysong amassed 293 yards on 35 grabs with one touchdown. He was targeted 62 times, and averaged 24.4 receiving yards per game.
    • Andrew Erickson’s stat line last season: 117 receiving yards, 13 catches, on 29 targets.
    • Cody Moon’s stat line last season spoke for itself with 4.5 sacks, six TFL and 72 tackles.
    • Last season A.J. Haulcy had a huge stat line of two interceptions, 56 tackles, two TFL, and two passes defended.

    New Mexico State Betting Insights

    • New Mexico State is winless against the spread so far this season (0-2-0).
    • New Mexico State has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 1.5 points or more this year (0-1).
    • New Mexico State has hit the over in one of two games with a set total (50%).

    New Mexico State Pick Insights

    • New Mexico State averaged just 0.5 fewer points per game (25.5) than New Mexico allowed (26) last year.
    • When New Mexico State recorded over 26 points last year, it was 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
    • New Mexico State racked up 21.8 fewer yards per game (330.8) than New Mexico gave up (352.6) per matchup last season.
    • When New Mexico State piled up over 352.6 yards last year, the team was 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
    • Last season New Mexico State rushed for just 3.4 more yards (161.6) than New Mexico allowed per contest (158.2).
    • Last year New Mexico State had a 5-0 ATS record and a 4-1 overall record in games the team rushed for more than 158.2 yards.
    • New Mexico State turned the ball over one more time (18 total) than New Mexico forced turnovers (17) last season.

    New Mexico State’s Best Players

    • Diego Pavia averaged 110.9 passing yards per outing and completed 13 touchdowns last season. In addition, he added 508 yards on the ground with six touchdowns.
    • Star Thomas averaged 40 rushing yards per game and accumulated five rushing touchdowns.
    • Justice Powers averaged 33.8 receiving yards and collected one receiving touchdown over the course of the 2022 season.
    • Kordell David caught 24 passes last season on his way to 343 yards and four receiving touchdowns.
    • Jonathan Brady hauled in 23 passes on his way to 310 receiving yards and three touchdowns a season ago.
    • Last year Lazarus Williams put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 6.5 sacks, and added seven TFL and 19 tackles.
    • Chris Ojoh put together an excellent stat line last year, collecting 73 tackles, nine TFL, and 5.5 sacks.
    • Last year Syrus Dumas intercepted two passes to go along with 25 tackles, two TFL, and two passes defended.

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