Aggies battle Miners in Week 3 odds
Texas El Paso Miners vs New Mexico State Aggies Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Aggies host the Miners at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Week 3 action.
The Aggies are 0-2 so far on the season, and 0-2 ATS vs. the number. The Miners, meanwhile, are 0-1 and 0-1 ATS. Over under bettors have seen New Mexico State go 2-0 and the Miners go 1-0 on the totals.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Aggies in this game found them listed as 6.5-point underdogs on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Aggies sit at No. 57 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Miners are at No. 80 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Miners will win this game 28--1.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Mexico State's No. 112-ranked offense (14 PPG) against a Miners defense that ranks No. 119 at 42 PPG. The Aggies passing attack has averaged 247.5 yards per game, more than the Miners give up through the air (88 YPG on average).
Texas El Paso lost its last outing, a 42-35 result against New Mexico on September 7. Texas El Paso failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 77 combined points took the game OVER the total. Aaron Jones tore up the turf for 127 rushing yards in the latest Miners game, a 42-35 loss to the Lobos at Sun Bowl.
New Mexico State lost its last outing, a 44-21 result against Minnesota on September 7. New Mexico State failed to cover in that game as a 16-point underdog, while the 65 combined points took the game OVER the total. New Mexico State didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Golden Gophers as Minnesota blasted them 44-21 in Week 2 action.
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing in September are 2-8
When playing on grass are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
New Mexico State Aggies Trends:
When playing in September are 1-9
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 0-10
When playing outside the conference are 1-9
A few Miners at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas El Paso's last 5 games
Texas El Paso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Mexico State
Texas El Paso is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Mexico State's last 5 games
New Mexico State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Texas El Paso
New Mexico State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas El Paso
New Mexico State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Texas El Paso
Texas El Paso home to UTSA, Saturday, September 21
New Mexico State at UCLA, Saturday, September 21