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New Mexico Lobos Open as Week 8 Betting Underdogs vs Rams

New Mexico looks to cover the Lobos-Rams point spread this week and improve its overall 3-3 mark when they host Colorado State in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Colorado State Rams were listed as -7-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 42-31 win for the Rams. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Colorado State Rams vs New Mexico Lobos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Colorado State Rams have seen them go 5-2 and 4-3 ATS so far this season, while the New Mexico Lobos are at 3-3 and 3-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Lobos are 1-5, while the Rams are 4-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Mexico vs Colorado State injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 75-rated New Mexico Lobos and the No. 19-ranked Colorado State Rams, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New Mexico Lobos No. 89-ranked offense (25.33 PPG) against a Colorado State Rams defense that ranks No. 57 at 24.57 PPG. The New Mexico Lobos passing attack has averaged 170.33 yards per game, less than the Colorado State Rams give up through the air (292 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Colorado State Rams feature the league's No. 54-rated road run defense, allowing 148.75 yards per game. New Mexico, meanwhile, ranks No. 15 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nick Stevens's 384-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Colorado State earned a 44-42 win over Nevada on Saturday at Hughes Stadium.

New Mexico didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Bulldogs as Fresno State blasted them 38-0 in Week 7 action.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado State is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Colorado State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Colorado State is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado State's last 7 games on the road
  • New Mexico is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Mexico's last 7 games
  • New Mexico is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • New Mexico is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado State home to Air Force, Saturday, October 28th
New Mexico at Wyoming, Saturday, October 28th