Texas El Paso vs New Mexico Wrap - Texas El Paso Wins 38-20
Kris Adams caught 5 passes for 141 yards against the New Mexico defense as Texas El Paso handed the Lobos a 38-20 loss on Saturday at University Stadium.
Texas El Paso was the ATS victor, as they covered the 15.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 57.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Trevor Vittatoe completed 20 of 37 pass attempts for 264 yards for the Miners in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kasey Carrier rushed for 58 yards for New Mexico, while Tarean Austin added 20 yards. Brad Gruner threw for 75 yards for the Lobos, while receivers Kasey Carrier and Chris Hernandez had 36 and 28 yards respectively.
New Mexico lost the offensive yardage battle to Texas El Paso 435-237 yards in Saturday's game. Texas El Paso had more first downs as that total ended up 24-15.
New Mexico lost the time of possession battle 30:54/29:06, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Texas El Paso heads into a Week 6 battle against Rice. New Mexico, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Mexico State.