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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Underdogs vs at New Mexico

New Mexico looks to cover the Lobos-Rebels point spread this week and improve its overall 3-7 mark when they host UNLV in Week 12 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $UNLV Rebels listed as 0-point earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Lobos to win this game on Friday 30-28. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UNLV Rebels vs New Mexico Lobos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New Mexico bring a 3-7 record (4-6 ATS) to the Week 12 betting matchup against the 4-6 UNLV Rebels, who are 6-4 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen New Mexico go 2-8 so far and the Rebels go 4-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Mexico vs UNLV injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 121-rated New Mexico Lobos and the No. 102-rated UNLV Rebels in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New Mexico's No. 118-ranked offense, averaging 20.3 PPG, against a UNLV defense that ranks No. 103 this week at 32.3 PPG. The New Mexico aerial game is averaging 132.2 yards per game, less than the UNLV Rebels secondary allows through the air, 233.8 YPG per game.

Defensively, the UNLV Rebels feature the league's No. 97-rated road run defense, allowing 213.5 yards per game. New Mexico, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In UNLV's last outing, Johnny Stanton threw for 325 yards in a losing cause against the Cougars, 31-21 at Sam Boyd Stadium.

New Mexico didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Aggies as Texas A&M blasted them 55-14 in Week 11 action.

Betting Trends
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nevada-Las Vegas's last 7 games
  • Nevada-Las Vegas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • New Mexico is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New Mexico is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New Mexico's last 11 games
  • New Mexico is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UNLV at Nevada, Saturday, November 25th
New Mexico at San Diego State, Friday, November 24th