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Utah State Aggies Hosting the Texas El Paso Miners New Mexico Bowl Odds and Betting Pick

Texas El Paso Miners

vs

Utah State Aggies
Saturday, December 20, 2014 2:20 PM ET
University Stadium

The UTEP Miners are 0-4 both SU and ATS in their last four bowl games as they get ready to make a postseason appearance against the Utah State Aggies in this year's edition of the New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium.

Each of the last six editions of the New Mexico Bowl have managed to pay out on the OVER for totals bettors at the online sportsbooks, but Utah State might have something to say about that college football betting trend as the UNDER has paid out on the totals in each of their last three bowl game appearances.

Texas El Paso Miners vs Utah State Aggies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The home Utah State Aggies opened as 11-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes but it was a point lower this week. The over under line was jjust 46 over at BetOnline.

Computer Prediction: Texas El Paso Miners vs Utah State Aggies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 28-21 win for the Aggies on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas El Paso Miners vs Utah State Aggies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Utah State Aggies sport a record of 9-4 and 6-7 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Texas El Paso Miners sit at 7-5 and 9-3 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 7-6 for the Aggies and 5-7 for the Miners. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Utah State vs Texas El Paso injuries news.

The Utah State Aggies sit at No. 20 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Texas El Paso Miners are at No. 70 on that chart.

How Texas El Paso Miners vs Utah State Aggies Stats Matchup

The game also pits Utah State's No. 80-ranked offense, averaging 27.38 PPG, against a Texas El Paso defense that ranks No. 81 this week at 28.67 PPG. The Utah State aerial game is averaging 208.77 yards per game, more than the Texas El Paso Miners secondary allows through the air, 201.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Texas El Paso Miners feature the league's No. 70-rated road run defense, allowing 186.83 yards per game. Utah State, meanwhile, ranks No. 46 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time we saw the Blue Raiders, they had no answer for Aaron Jones as the Miners rolled to a 24-21 victory at Sun Bowl.

Utah State was hammered in its last outing, as Boise State ran up a 50-19 score against them at Albertsons Stadium.

Texas El Paso Miners vs Utah State Aggies Betting Odds Trends

Texas El Paso is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Texas El Paso is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games
Utah State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Utah State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah State's last 6 games

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