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Spartans visit New Mexico Lobos in Week 5 College Football Betting Clash

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday when they take on the New Mexico Lobos at University Stadium in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Jose State Spartans were listed as 4.5-point underdogs 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.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 20-17 result in favor of the Lobos on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

San Jose State Spartans vs New Mexico Lobos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Mexico Lobos are 1-2 so far on the season, and 1-2 ATS vs the point spread. The San Jose State Spartans, meanwhile, are 1-3 and 0-3 ATS. Those over under betting have seen New Mexico go 3-0 and the San Jose State Spartans go 1-1-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Mexico vs San Jose State injuries news.

The New Mexico Lobos sit at No. 84 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the San Jose State Spartans are at No. 96 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New Mexico's No. 49-ranked offense, averaging 35.67 PPG, against a San Jose State defense that ranks No. 116 this week at 39.5 PPG. The New Mexico aerial game is averaging 157 yards per game, less than the San Jose State Spartans secondary allows through the air, 258.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the San Jose State Spartans feature the league's No. 96-rated road run defense, allowing 246 yards per game. New Mexico, meanwhile, ranks No. 2 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, San Jose State got a 104-yard performance from Zamore Zigler, but Iowa State prevailed 44-10.

In their last game, New Mexico got a 101-yard performance from Lamar Jordan, but Rutgers prevailed 37-28.

Betting Trends
  • San Jose State is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
  • San Jose State is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • San Jose State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • New Mexico is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Mexico's last 5 games
  • New Mexico is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • New Mexico is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Jose State home to Hawaii, Saturday, October 8th
New Mexico home to Boise State, Friday, October 7th