Aggies Aggies Betting Preview for Week 8
New Mexico State Aggies vs Utah State Aggies Odds
Romney Stadium features a battle between the host Utah State Aggies and the visiting New Mexico State Aggies in betting action Saturday.
They battle the Aggies, currently with a 1-5 mark (3-3 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 1-5 for the Aggies and 2-3 for the Aggies.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Aggies in this one found them as 28.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 54-rated Aggies and the No. 122-ranked Aggies, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 38-16 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah State's No. 66-ranked offense (27.6 PPG) against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 103 at 33.2 PPG. The Aggies passing attack has averaged 254.3 yards per game, less than the Aggies give up through the air (262.3 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Aggies feature the league's No. 78-rated road run defense, allowing 184 yards per game. Utah State, meanwhile, ranks No. 44 in rushing offense at home.
New Mexico State was a 26-18 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Idaho. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (44) made winners of UNDER bettors. Andrew Manley handled the Vandals defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 309 yards, but New Mexico State still lost to Idaho 26-18.
Utah State won its last outing, a 49-27 result against San Jose State on October 13. Utah State covered in that game as a 2.5-point underdog, while the 76 combined points took the game OVER the total. Kerwynn Williams went over the 100-yard mark (176) in his team's latest effort as Utah State defeated San Jose State by a score of 49-27 on Saturday.
New Mexico State Aggies Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4
A few Aggies at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Mexico State's last 5 games when playing Utah State
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Mexico State's last 9 games on the road
New Mexico State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
New Mexico State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Utah State
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah State's last 5 games when playing New Mexico State
Utah State is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah State's last 6 games
New Mexico State home to Louisiana Tech, Saturday, October 27
Utah State at UTSA, Saturday, October 27