Colorado State vs. New Mexico Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 25, 2022

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MWC foes will do battle when the Colorado State Rams (2-9) meet the New Mexico Lobos (2-9) at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Colorado State vs. New Mexico Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with bookmakers listing Colorado State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Colorado State has -305 odds to pick up the win, while New Mexico is listed at +239 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 35.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Colorado State vs. New Mexico Live?

  • Game Day: Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Stadium: Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium

Betting Preview

Colorado State

Colorado State has been a bottom-25 offense this season, ranking fourth-worst with 284.0 yards per game. The defense is ranked 64th in the FBS (374.9 yards allowed per game). Colorado State has been a bottom-25 scoring offense this season, ranking worst with 12.8 points per contest. The defensive unit ranks 98th in the FBS (29.4 points allowed per game). Colorado State has been a bottom-25 pass offense this year, ranking 24th-worst with 193.7 passing yards per contest. The defense is ranked 35th in the FBS (202.5 passing yards allowed per game). While Colorado State’s run defense ranks 94th with 172.5 rushing yards allowed per game, the offense has been less successful, ranking sixth-worst (90.3 rushing yards per game). Colorado State ranks worst in third-down conversion rate (21.7%), but has played better on defense, ranking 82nd with a 40.5% third-down percentage allowed. With 14 forced turnovers (83rd in the FBS) against 18 turnovers committed (91st in the FBS), Colorado State (-4) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

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New Mexico

New Mexico has not been getting things done on offense, ranking worst with 235.4 total yards per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, surrendering 356.9 total yards per contest (44th-ranked). New Mexico has been sputtering on offense, ranking third-worst in the FBS with 14.3 points per game. It has been better on defense, allowing 26.8 points per contest (73rd-ranked). New Mexico ranks fifth-worst in passing yards per game on offense (109.5), but at least it has been playing well on the other side of the ball, ranking 24th-best in passing yards allowed per game (191.2). From an offensive standpoint, New Mexico is accumulating 125.9 rushing yards per contest (101st-ranked). It ranks 87th in the FBS on defense (165.7 rushing yards allowed per game). New Mexico’s third-down offense has been bottom-25 this season, posting a 23.2% third-down percentage, which ranks second-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 33rd with a 34.4% third-down rate allowed. At +3, New Mexico has the 45th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 16 forced turnovers (57th in the FBS) and 13 turnovers committed (31st in the FBS).

Colorado State vs. New Mexico Betting Analysis

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Colorado State Betting Insights

Colorado State has put together a 5-6-0 record against the spread this season. Colorado State has not covered a spread when they are at least 7.5-point favorites (0-1). Games involving Colorado State have hit the over once this season. The Rams have been listed as the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they split the two games. The Rams have played as a moneyline favorite of -305 or shorter in just one game this season, which they lost.

Lobos Betting Insights

New Mexico have registered a 3-7-1 record against the spread this year. New Mexico has an ATS record of 1-5-1 when playing as at least 7.5-point underdogs. New Mexico games have gone over the total six times this year. The Lobos have won one of the nine games they’ve played as underdogs this season. This season, the Lobos have been at least a +239 underdog on the moneyline seven times, losing each of those contests.

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Colorado State vs. New Mexico Against The Spread & Betting Records

Colorado State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.0 50.2 47.9
Implied Total AVG 32.4 30.2 34.2
ATS Record 5-6-0 2-3-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 1-10-0 0-5-0 1-5-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-1 1-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-8 0-3 1-5

Lobos

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 40.3 39.5 41.3
Implied Total AVG 26.6 24.2 29.6
ATS Record 3-7-1 2-3-1 1-4-0
Over/Under Record 6-5-0 4-2-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-1 1-0 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-8 1-4 0-4

Players to Watch

Colorado State

  • With 85 tackles and three interceptions in 11 games, Jack Howell has been an important contributor to the Rams’ defensive unit in 2022.
  • Mohamed Kamara has helped lead the Rams’ defense with 8.0 sacks to go along with 7.0 TFL and 21 tackles in 11 games.
  • With 59 tackles and 3.0 TFL in 11 games, Dequan Jackson has been a key contributor to the Rams’ defense in 2022.
  • A key piece of the Rams’ defense, Cam’Ron Carter has one interception to go with 50 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 11 games.

Lobos

  • On defense, Cody Moon has helped keep opposing offenses in check with 65 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and 3.5 sacks in 11 games.
  • On defense, Jerrick Reed II has helped lead the way with 55 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and one interception in 11 games.
  • A.J. Haulcy has 2.0 TFL, 52 tackles, and two interceptions in 11 games.
  • Reco Hannah has compiled one interception to go with 39 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one pass defended In 11 games for the Lobos.

Colorado State vs. New Mexico Predictions and Pick

Colorado State vs. New Mexico betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Rams (-7.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (35.5)

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How to Bet on Colorado State vs. New Mexico

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Our prediction to win this contest is Colorado State, and we expect that Colorado State will cover the spread (Colorado State -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 35.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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