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    One of the best wide receivers in college football will be on display when Steven McBride and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (2-5) visit the New Mexico Lobos (2-4) on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

    The Rainbow Warriors are slight favorites (-1) in their game against the Lobos, with the over/under at 60 points. (On the moneyline, the Rainbow Warriors are -115 and the Lobos are -105.)

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    Game Info for Hawaii vs. New Mexico

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Spectrum Sports
    • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • Stadium: University Stadium (NM)
    Hawaii vs New Mexico Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Hawaii -1 -110 -110 60 -111 -109 -115 -105

    Hawaii Pick Insights

    • Hawaii is 1-4-1 against the spread this season.
    • Hawaii is 0-0-1 against the spread when favored by 1 point or more this season.
    • Hawaii games with a set total have hit the over four times this season (66.7%).

    Hawaii Stats & Insights

    • Hawaii is putting up 357.6 yards per game on offense this season (92nd in the FBS), and are giving up 380.6 yards per game (76th) on the other side of the ball.
    • With 35.6 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 10th-worst in the FBS, Hawaii has been forced to rely on their 95th-ranked offense (23.9 points per contest) to keep them in games.
    • On offense, Hawaii has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS by compiling 299.9 per game. The Rainbow Warriors rank 47th on defense (212.7 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Hawaii has been a bottom-25 run offense this year, ranking worst with 57.7 rushing yards per contest. Defensively, the Rainbow Warriors are ranked 105th in the FBS (167.9 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks 19th-worst in the FBS (45.7% third-down conversion rate), Hawaii has played better offensively, ranking 107th in the FBS by posting a 34.4% third-down conversion rate.
    • Hawaii has forced four total turnovers (125th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 13 times (116th in the FBS) to register a turnover margin of -9, the third-worst in college football.

    Hawaii’s Best Players

    • Brayden Schager has thrown for 2,088 yards (298.3 ypg) to lead Hawaii, completing 63.2% of his passes and recording 17 touchdown passes compared to eight interceptions this season.
    • Jordan Johnson has racked up 193 yards on 32 carries.
    • Tylan Hines has racked up 93 yards on 27 carries.
    • McBride’s 626 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 54 times and has totaled 35 catches and six touchdowns.
    • Pofele Ashlock has hauled in 46 receptions totaling 533 yards, finding the end zone four times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Koali Nishigaya’s 22 catches have yielded 159 yards and one touchdown.
    • Ezra Evaimalo has racked up two sacks to lead the team, while also picking up three TFL and three tackles.
    • Hawaii’s leading tackler, Isaiah Tufaga, has 39 tackles, four TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Peter Manuma has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 35 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

    New Mexico Betting Insights

    • New Mexico is 2-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • New Mexico is a 2-2 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 1 point or more this year.
    • New Mexico has hit the over in four of their five games with a set total (80%).

    New Mexico Pick Insights

    • New Mexico has been struggling defensively, ranking 20th-worst with 424.5 total yards given up per game. It has been more productive on offense, regstering 391 total yards per contest (68th-ranked).
    • New Mexico has been sputtering defensively, ranking 14th-worst with 34.5 points allowed per game. It has been better on offense, generating 27.8 points per contest (73rd-ranked).
    • New Mexico ranks 82nd in the FBS with 221 passing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 88th with 240.5 passing yards surrendered per game on defense.
    • New Mexico’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, ceding 184 rushing yards per game, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 51st with 170 rushing yards per contest.
    • With a 41.7% third-down conversion percentage on offense, New Mexico ranks 55th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 88th, giving up a 40.6% third-down rate.
    • New Mexico has not done well in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of -7 is fourth-worst in the FBS.

    New Mexico’s Best Players

    • Dylan Hopkins has thrown for 1,176 yards on 55.9% passing while recording seven touchdown passes with four interceptions this season. He’s also run for 94 yards with one score.
    • Jacory Merritt has rushed for 488 yards on 79 carries so far this year while scoring nine times on the ground.
    • Sherod White has run for 132 yards across 30 carries, scoring one touchdown.
    • Caleb Medford has registered 11 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 228 (38 yards per game). He’s been targeted 27 times and has one touchdown.
    • Deuce Jones has recorded 166 receiving yards (27.7 yards per game) and one touchdown on seven receptions.
    • Jeremiah Hixon has racked up 158 reciving yards (26.3 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Kyler Drake has 1.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has two TFL and 12 tackles.
    • Tavian Combs, New Mexico’s tackle leader, has 45 tackles and two TFL this year.

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