New Mexico State vs. Hawaii Prediction: Picks & Start Time – September 2022

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The New Mexico State Aggies (0-4) and Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (1-3) will face each other in a matchup at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

New Mexico State vs. Hawaii Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing New Mexico State as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, New Mexico State has -197 odds to pick up the win, while Hawaii is listed at +159 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 53 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch New Mexico State vs. Hawaii Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FloSports
  • Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Stadium: Aggie Memorial Stadium

Betting Preview

New Mexico State

New Mexico State ranks second-worst in total offense (233.5 yards per game), but has played a little better on defense, ranking 94th with 402.8 yards allowed per contest. It’s been a tough stretch for New Mexico State, which ranks worst in scoring offense (8.0 points per game) and 15th-worst in scoring defense (36.8 points per game allowed) in 2022. New Mexico State ranks 10th-worst in passing offense (126.5 passing yards per game), but thas played slightly better on defense, ranking 37th with 191.8 passing yards allowed per game. It’s been a difficult stretch for New Mexico State in terms of running the ball, ranking 20th-worst in rushing offense (107.0 rushing yards per game) and 12th-worst in rushing defense (211.0 rushing yards per game allowed) in 2022. It’s been a tough stretch for New Mexico State in terms of third-down rate (14th-worst in third-down percentage at 30.0%) and 14th-worst in third-down percentage allowed (49.0%) in 2022. New Mexico State has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -9, forcing three turnovers (93rd in the FBS) while turning it over 12 times (131st in the FBS).


Hawaii has plenty of room to get better, as it ranks 14th-worst in total yards per game (288.8) and seventh-worst in total yards surrendered per game (491.3). This season has been hard for Hawaii on both offense and defense, as it is posting just 15.3 points per contest (11th-worst) and surrendering 45.5 points per game (second-worst). Hawaii ranks 24th-worst in passing yards per game (180.5), but it has been better defensively, ranking 93rd in the FBS with 254.5 passing yards allowed per contest. In terms of rushing, this season has been difficult for Hawaii on both offense and defense, as it is compiling just 108.3 rushing yards per game (22nd-worst) and surrendering 236.8 rushing yards per game (sixth-worst). Hawaii ranks 25th-worst in third-down conversion percentage (32.8%), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 67th in the FBS with a 36.6% third-down rate allowed. Hawaii sports a -4 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

New Mexico State vs. Hawaii Betting Analysis

New Mexico State Betting Insights

New Mexico State is 1-3-0 against the spread this season. This season, New Mexico State games have hit the over once. The Aggies have not been the moneyline favorite so far this season. The Aggies have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -197 or shorter.

Rainbow Warriors Betting Insights

Hawaii has covered the spread two times in four games with a set number. Hawaii is 1-2 ATS when playing as at least 5-point underdogs. Hawaii games have gone over the total once this year. The Rainbow Warriors have lost both games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Rainbow Warriors have not won as an underdog of +159 or more on the moneyline this season in three such games.

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

New Mexico State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.1 48.0 48.2
Implied Total AVG 36.8 28.0 39.7
ATS Record 1-3-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 1-3-0 0-1-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-0 0-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-3 0-1 0-2

Rainbow Warriors

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 63.9 62.7 67.5
Implied Total AVG 43.0 37.3 60.0
ATS Record 2-2-0 1-2-0 1-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-3-0 1-2-0 0-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-2 0-0

Players to Watch

New Mexico State

  • As part of the Aggies’ defense, Chris Ojoh has registered 21 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks in four games.
  • Lazarus Williams has helped lead the Aggies’ defense with 1.0 sack to go along with 2.0 TFL and seven tackles in four games.
  • As part of the Aggies’ defensive unit, Bryce Jackson has amassed 20 tackles in four games.
  • Dylan Early, as part of the Aggies’ defense, has totaled 17 tackles in four games.

Rainbow Warriors

  • As a key defensive contributor, the Rainbow Warriors’ Malik Hausman has totaled 12 tackles and three interceptions in four games.
  • The Rainbow Warriors’ Penei Pavihi has totaled 1.0 sack to go with 1.0 TFL, 19 tackles, and one interception in four games.
  • Virdel Edwards II has been doing his part on defense, delivering 18 tackles and one interception for the Rainbow Warriors.
  • Hugh Nelson has registered 16 tackles in four games for the Rainbow Warriors.

New Mexico State vs. Hawaii Predictions and Pick

New Mexico State vs. Hawaii betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Rainbow Warriors (+5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (53)

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How to Bet on New Mexico State vs. Hawaii

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Our pick to win this matchup is Hawaii, and we expect that Hawaii will cover the spread (New Mexico State -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 53 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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