Miners host Lobos in Week 2 action
New Mexico Lobos vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds
Sun Bowl features a battle between the host Texas El Paso Miners and the visiting New Mexico Lobos in betting action Saturday.
The Lobos will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Miners are 1-0 ATS. New Mexico is 0-1 on the totals; Texas El Paso is 1-0.
Betting Line: Fans backing the Miners here saw them open at 5Dimes as 7-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)
How They Match Up:
Last time out for New Mexico, they were a 21-13 loser as they battled UTSA at home. New Mexico failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 34 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. In their last game, New Mexico got a 118-yard performance from Cole Gautsche, but UTSA prevailed 21-13.
Last time out for Texas El Paso, they were a 33-24 loser as they battled Rice at home. Texas El Paso failed to cover in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 57 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Jordan Leslie was good for 168 receiving yards in the Miners's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn’t help his team to victory and they fell 33-24 to the Miners.
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing in September are 2-8
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 3-7
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
A few Lobos at Miners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New Mexico's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico's last 5 games
New Mexico is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas El Paso
New Mexico is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas El Paso
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 5 games
Texas El Paso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Mexico
Texas El Paso is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing New Mexico
Texas El Paso is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
New Mexico at Pittsburgh, Saturday, September 14
Texas El Paso at New Mexico State, Saturday, September 14