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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - New Mexico State Aggies Underdogs vs Wildcats at Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats host New Mexico State on Saturday, looking to build on their 0-2 ATS mark against the 1-1 Aggies in NCAA college football betting action at Commonwealth Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Kentucky Wildcats as -21.5-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 32-20 result in favor of the Wildcats on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

New Mexico State Aggies vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kentucky Wildcats sport a record of 0-2 and 0-2 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the New Mexico State Aggies sit at 1-1 and 1-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-0 for the Wildcats and 2-0 for the Aggies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kentucky vs New Mexico State injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 95-rated Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 119-rated New Mexico State Aggies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kentucky's No. 106-ranked offense, averaging 21 PPG, against a New Mexico State defense that ranks No. 105 this week at 34.5 PPG. The Kentucky aerial game is averaging 184 yards per game, more than the New Mexico State Aggies secondary allows through the air, 172 YPG per game.

Defensively, the New Mexico State Aggies feature the league's No. 69-rated road run defense, allowing 289 yards per game. Kentucky, meanwhile, ranks No. 96 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Aggies were Week 2 winners, coming out on top of the Lobos by a score of 32-31.

Kentucky was hammered in its last outing, as Florida ran up a 45-7 score against them at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • New Mexico State is 6-14 ATS in its last 20 games
  • New Mexico State is 4-20 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Mexico State's last 5 games
  • New Mexico State is 6-16 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Kentucky is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Kentucky is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky's last 5 games
  • Kentucky is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Mexico State at Troy, Saturday, September 24th
Kentucky home to South Carolina, Saturday, September 24th

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