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Lobos take on Wolf Pack in Week 7 contest

New Mexico LobosNevada Wolf Pack
Oct 15, 4:05 PM | Turf of Mackay Stadium

New Mexico Lobos vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds

0-5TEAM RECORD2-3

A key Week 7 battle has the visiting Lobos travelling to Nevada on Saturday to face the Wolf Pack.

The Lobos will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Wolf Pack are 3-2 ATS. New Mexico is 3-1-1 on the totals; Nevada is 2-3.

View New Mexico vs Nevada Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The visitors opened as 29-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as yet, check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Wolf Pack and the No. 97-ranked Lobos, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 23-6 result in favor of the Wolf Pack.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nevada's No. 87-ranked offense, averaging 23.6 PPG, against a Lobos defense that ranks No. 119 this week at 43 PPG. The Wolf Pack aerial game is averaging 235.4 yards per game, less than the Lobos secondary allows through the air, 293.4 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Lobos feature the league's No. 114-rated road run defense, allowing 259 yards per game. Nevada, meanwhile, ranks No. 18 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for New Mexico, they were a 42-28 loser as they battled New Mexico State at home. New Mexico failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 70 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Nevada was a 37-0 winner at home against UNLV. They covered the 21-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (37) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing in October are 0-10
When playing on turf are 0-10
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 0-10

Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

A few Lobos at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 14 of New Mexico's last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Mexico's last 9 games on the road
New Mexico is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
New Mexico is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Nevada is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nevada's last 6 games at home
Nevada is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Nevada's last 9 games

Next up:
New Mexico at TCU, Saturday, October 22
Nevada home to Fresno State, Saturday, October 22

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