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    Steven McBride will lead the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (2-5) into their game against the New Mexico Lobos (2-4) at University Stadium (NM) on Saturday at 6:00 PM ET.

    The Rainbow Warriors are favored, but by less than a field goal (-1), against the Lobos. The over/under for this game is 60 points.

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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 -110 -110 -114 -106

    Hawaii Pick Insights

    • Hawaii is 1-4-1 against the spread this season.
    • Hawaii has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 1 point or more this season (0-0-1).
    • Hawaii games have hit the over on four of six occasions (66.7%).

    Hawaii Stats & Insights

    • Hawaii is averaging 357.6 yards per game offensively this season (92nd in the FBS), and are giving up 380.6 yards per game (75th) on defense.
    • Hawaii has the 95th-ranked scoring offense this season (23.9 points per game), and has been less effective defensively, ranking 11th-worst with 35.6 points allowed per game.
    • Offensively, 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 46th 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. On the defensive side of the ball, the Rainbow Warriors are ranked 104th in the FBS (167.9 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • In addition to a 45.7% third-down conversion rate allowed on defense, which ranks 19th-worst in the FBS, Hawaii has posted the 107th-ranked third-down conversion rate (34.4%) on offense.
    • With four forced turnovers (125th in the FBS) against 13 turnovers committed (115th in the FBS), Hawaii’s -9 turnover margin is 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 tossing 17 touchdown passes compared to eight interceptions this season.
    • Jordan Johnson has racked up 193 yards on 32 carries.
    • Tylan Hines has been handed the ball 27 times this year and racked up 93 yards (13.3 per game).
    • McBride’s 626 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 54 times and has collected 35 catches and six touchdowns.
    • Pofele Ashlock has hauled in 46 passes while averaging 76.1 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
    • Koali Nishigaya has racked up 22 receptions for 159 yards, an average of 22.7 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
    • Ezra Evaimalo has racked up two sacks to pace the team, while also recording three TFL and three tackles.
    • Isaiah Tufaga, Hawaii’s leading tackler, has 39 tackles, four TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Peter Manuma has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 35 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

    New Mexico Betting Insights

    • New Mexico has covered the spread twice in five opportunities this year.
    • In games it has played as at least 1-point underdogs this year, New Mexico is 2-2 against the spread.
    • Four of New Mexico’s five games with a set total have hit the over (80%).

    New Mexico Pick Insights

    • New Mexico’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, surrendering 424.5 total yards per game, which ranks 20th-worst. On offense, it ranks 69th with 391 total yards per contest.
    • New Mexico ranks 72nd in points per game (27.8), but it has been worse defensively, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS with 34.5 points ceded per contest.
    • From an offensive perspective, New Mexico is generating 221 passing yards per contest (81st-ranked). It ranks 88th in the FBS on defense (240.5 passing yards surrendered per game).
    • New Mexico ranks 52nd in rushing yards per game (170), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with 184 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, New Mexico is putting up a 41.7% third-down conversion percentage (55th-ranked). It ranks 86th in the FBS defensively (40.6% third-down rate allowed).
    • New Mexico has forced zero turnovers this season and have turned it over seven times, leading to a -7 turnover margin that is fourth-worst in the FBS.

    New Mexico’s Best Players

    • Dylan Hopkins has thrown for 1,176 yards (196 ypg) while completing 55.9% of his passes and recording seven touchdown passes with four interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 94 yards with one touchdown.
    • Jacory Merritt is his team’s leading rusher with 79 carries for 488 yards, or 81.3 per game. He’s found paydirt nine times on the ground, as well.
    • Sherod White has taken 30 carries and totaled 132 yards with one touchdown.
    • Caleb Medford paces his team with 228 receiving yards on 11 receptions with one touchdown.
    • Deuce Jones has seven receptions (on 12 targets) for a total of 166 yards (27.7 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Jeremiah Hixon has racked up 158 reciving yards (26.3 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Kyler Drake has collected 1.5 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up two TFL and 12 tackles.
    • New Mexico’s leading tackler, Tavian Combs, has 45 tackles and two TFL this year.
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