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Texas A&M Aggies vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds
A key Week 3 battle has the visiting Aggies travelling to Southern Methodist on Saturday to face the Mustangs.
The Mustangs sport records of 1-1 and 1-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Aggies sit at 0-1 and 0-1 ATS on the season. The over under records are 1-0 for the Mustangs and 0-1 for the Aggies.
Betting Line: The Mustangs were listed as 10.5-point underdogs at Bovada on the opening college football line.
Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 51 (Mustangs) and the No. 61 (Aggies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 35-23 result in favor of the Mustangs is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Southern Methodist's No. 30-ranked offense (38 PPG) against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 48 at 20 PPG. The Mustangs passing attack has averaged 309 yards per game, more than the Aggies give up through the air (165 YPG on average).
Texas A&M was a 20-17 loser in its last match at home against Florida. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 37 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Aggies suffered a Week 2 loss against Florida in their last game, falling 20-17 at Kyle Field.
Southern Methodist was a 52-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against Stephen F. Austin. There was no line on the game due to the fact a non-board team was involved. Stephen F. Austin didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Mustangs as Southern Methodist blasted them 52-0 in Week 2 action.
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
A few Aggies at Mustangs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Texas A&M's last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas A&M's last 6 games
Texas A&M is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Texas A&M is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
Southern Methodist is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Southern Methodist is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Texas A&M home to S. Carolina St, Saturday, September 22
Southern Methodist home to TCU, Saturday, September 29