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Rutgers Scarlet Knights Host the New Mexico Lobos in Week 3 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Week 3 action on Saturday will see the Rutgers Scarlet Knights looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the New Mexico Lobos visit High Point Solutions Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting New Mexico Lobos in this one found them as 3.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 29-24 result in favor of the Lobos. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

New Mexico Lobos vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights currently sport a record of 1-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-2 ATS. The New Mexico Lobos are 1-1 and 1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rutgers Scarlet Knights post a 2-0 over under record this season, while the New Mexico Lobos have gone 2-0 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Rutgers vs New Mexico injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 113-rated Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the No. 81-rated New Mexico Lobos in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Rutgers's No. 61-ranked offense, averaging 32.5 PPG, against a New Mexico defense that ranks No. 79 this week at 26.5 PPG. The Rutgers aerial game is averaging 152.5 yards per game, less than the New Mexico Lobos secondary allows through the air, 172.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the New Mexico Lobos own the league's No. 13-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 102 yards per game when on the road. Rutgers, on the other hand, rates No. 8 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Lobos were Week 2 losers coming out on the wrong end of 32-31 score against New Mexico State.

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

Next Betting Matchups

New Mexico home to San Jose State, Saturday, October 1st
Rutgers home to Iowa, Saturday, September 24th