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Point Spread Favors the Miners in NCAA College Football Battle with the New Mexico State Aggies

The New Mexico State Aggies will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Miners in UTEP at Sun Bowl on Saturday in Week 1 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The UTEP Miners were listed as -3.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

A 28-24 result in favor of the Miners is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 UTEP Miners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

UTEP will face the 0-0 New Mexico State Aggies, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the UTEP Miners are 0-0 so far this season while the Aggies are 0-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and UTEP vs New Mexico State injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 113-rated UTEP Miners and the No. 117-rated New Mexico State Aggies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the UTEP Miners No. -ranked offense ( PPG) against a New Mexico State Aggies defense that ranks No. at PPG. The UTEP Miners passing attack has averaged yards per game, more than the New Mexico State Aggies give up through the air ( YPG on average).

Defensively, the New Mexico State Aggies feature the league's No. 116-rated road run defense, allowing 252 yards per game. UTEP, meanwhile, ranks No. 112 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, New Mexico State's aerial attack generated 308 yards but it was the Warhawks coming away with a 42-35 victory over New Mexico State at Malone Stadium.

In their last game, the Miners were Week 13 winners, coming out on top of the Mean Green by a score of 20-17.

Betting Trends
  • New Mexico State is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games
  • New Mexico State is 3-19 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Mexico State's last 5 games
  • New Mexico State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas El Paso is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas El Paso's last 5 games
  • Texas El Paso is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Texas El Paso is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Mexico State home to New Mexico, Saturday, September 10th
UTEP at Texas, Saturday, September 10th