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    Star wideout Steven McBride and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (2-5) meet the New Mexico Lobos (2-4) on Saturday at 6:00 PM ET, at University Stadium (NM).

    The Rainbow Warriors are favored, but by less than a field goal (-1), versus 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 -109 -111 -115 -105

    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 with a set total have hit the over four times this season (66.7%).

    Hawaii Stats & Insights

    • Hawaii is averaging 357.6 yards per game on offense, which ranks 91st in the FBS. Defensively, the Rainbow Warriors rank 76th, surrendering 380.6 yards per contest.
    • With 35.6 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 11th-worst in the FBS, Hawaii has had to lean on their 95th-ranked offense (23.9 points per contest) to keep them in games.
    • Hawaii ranks 46th in pass defense this season (212.7 passing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with 299.9 passing yards per game.
    • While Hawaii’s run defense ranks 104th with 167.9 rushing yards allowed per game, the offense has been worse, ranking worst (57.7 rushing yards per game).
    • In addition to a 45.7% third-down conversion rate allowed on defense, which ranks 19th-worst in the FBS, Hawaii has put up the 107th-ranked third-down percentage (34.4%) on offense.
    • Hawaii has the third-worst turnover margin in college football at -9, forcing four turnovers (125th in the FBS) while turning it over 13 times (115th in the FBS).

    Hawaii’s Best Players

    • Brayden Schager has recorded 2,088 yards (298.3 ypg) on 184-of-291 passing with 17 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Jordan Johnson, has carried the ball 32 times for 193 yards (27.6 per game).
    • Tylan Hines has been handed the ball 27 times this year and racked up 93 yards (13.3 per game).
    • McBride’s team-leading 626 yards as a receiver have come on 35 receptions (out of 54 targets) with 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 has a total of 159 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 22 throws and scoring one touchdown.
    • Ezra Evaimalo has two sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and three tackles.
    • Isaiah Tufaga, Hawaii’s top tackler, has 39 tackles, four TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Peter Manuma leads the team with one interception, while also recording 35 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended.

    New Mexico Betting Insights

    • New Mexico is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • New Mexico is 2-2 against the spread when an underdog by 1 point or more this season.
    • Four of New Mexico’s five games with a set total have hit the over (80%).

    New Mexico Pick Insights

    • New Mexico has not been getting things done on defense, ranking 20th-worst with 424.5 total yards allowed per game. It has been better on offense, regstering 391 total yards per contest (69th-ranked).
    • 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 allowed per contest.
    • New Mexico ranks 81st in the FBS with 221 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 88th with 240.5 passing yards ceded per game on defense.
    • New Mexico has been struggling in run defense, ranking 19th-worst with 184 rushing yards surrendered per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, compiling 170 rushing yards per contest (52nd-ranked).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, New Mexico ranks 55th in the FBS (41.7% third-down conversion percentage) and 87th on the other side of the ball (40.6% third-down rate allowed).
    • New Mexico has struggled in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of -7 is fourth-worst in the FBS.

    New Mexico’s Best Players

    • Dylan Hopkins has compiled 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 has rushed 79 times for 488 yards, with nine touchdowns.
    • Sherod White has piled up 132 yards (on 30 attempts) with one touchdown.
    • Caleb Medford leads his squad with 228 receiving yards on 11 receptions with one touchdown.
    • Deuce Jones has put up a 166-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught seven passes on 12 targets.
    • Jeremiah Hixon’s 19 receptions (on 31 targets) have netted him 158 yards (26.3 ypg) and two touchdowns.
    • Kyler Drake leads the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has two TFL and 12 tackles.
    • New Mexico’s leading tackler, Tavian Combs, has 45 tackles and two TFL this year.

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