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New Mexico Lobos Prediction vs Fresno State Bulldogs in Week 5 College Football Odds

Fresno State Bulldogs


New Mexico Lobos
Friday, September 26, 2014 8:00 PM ET
University Stadium

Two Mountain West foes will try and turn things around after a slow start this Saturday when Fresno State goes on the road to face New Mexico. The Bulldogs' 56-16 romp against Southern Utah this past Saturday as 19-point home favorites snapped a three-game losing streak to start the season. The total has gone OVER in all four games.

New Mexico started its season with a stunning 31-24 setback to Texas El Paso as a 9.5-point home favorite and it failed to cover as a 5.5-point road favorite in a tight 38-35 win over New Mexico State this past Saturday to post a 1-2 record SU and 0-3 mark ATS.

Fresno State Bulldogs vs New Mexico Lobos Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans going with the New Mexico Lobos in this game found them listed as 3-point underdogs on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

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Computer Prediction: Fresno State Bulldogs vs New Mexico Lobos Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Bulldogs to win this game on Friday 37-20. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Fresno State Bulldogs vs New Mexico Lobos Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Fresno State Bulldogs will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Friday, as they are 1-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the New Mexico Lobos are 0-3 ATS. Fresno State is 4-0 against the over under total, while New Mexico is 2-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Mexico vs Fresno State injuries news.

The game pits the New Mexico Lobos, currently No. 120 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Fresno State Bulldogs, who rate No. 63 in the latest survey.

How Fresno State Bulldogs vs New Mexico Lobos Stats Matchup

The game also pits New Mexico's No. 82-ranked offense, averaging 28.33 PPG, against a Fresno State defense that ranks No. 125 this week at 45.5 PPG. The New Mexico aerial game is averaging 88 yards per game, less than the Fresno State Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 323 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Fresno State Bulldogs own the league's No. 100-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 267.5 yards per game when on the road. New Mexico, on the other hand, rates No. 15 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Fresno State, they were a 56-16 winner as they battled Thunderbirds at home. Fresno State covered in the match as a -19-point favorite, while 72 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Marteze Waller ran through the S. Utah defense for 117 yards in Fresno State's last game, handing the Thunderbirds a 56-16 setback on Saturday at Bulldog Stadium.

New Mexico was a 38-35 winner in its last match on the road against Aggies. They failed to cover the -5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 73 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Last time we saw the Aggies, they had no answer for Crusoe Gongbay as the Lobos rolled to a 38-35 victory at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

Fresno State Bulldogs vs New Mexico Lobos Betting Odds Trends

Fresno State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Fresno State is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
Fresno State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Fresno State's last 5 games
New Mexico is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
New Mexico is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Mexico's last 14 games
New Mexico is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Fresno State home to San Diego State, Friday, October 3rd
New Mexico at UTSA, Saturday, October 4th