The New Mexico State Aggies will take on the New Mexico Lobos at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday at Dreamstyle Stadium. New Mexico beat Houston Baptist 27-17 in its first game of the 2021 season after posting a 2-5 record last season. New Mexico State is off to an 0-2 start after losing 28-10 to San Diego State last Saturday.
The Lobos are favored by 19 points in the latest New Mexico vs. New Mexico State odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 55.5. Before entering any New Mexico State vs. New Mexico picks, you'll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- New Mexico vs. New Mexico State spread: New Mexico -19
- New Mexico vs. New Mexico State over-under: 55.5 points
What you need to know about New Mexico
Quarterback Terry Wilson passed for three TDs and 178 yards in addition to picking up 54 yards on the ground in the season-opening win last Thursday. He completed his first 13 attempts and 22-of-28 overall. Tavian Combs had an interception and forced a fumble while totaling 12 tackles.
The Lobos held Houston Baptist to 187 total yards and -9 in rushing. New Mexico now aims for its third consecutive win over New Mexico State. The Lobos have won 39 of the last 51 meetings between the two rivals.
What you need to know about New Mexico State
Quarterback Jonah Johnson threw three interceptions in the loss to San Diego State. New Mexico State totaled just 128 yards on offense. The Aggies led 10-0 at halftime but were shut out the rest of the way. San Diego State took the lead for good at 14-10 with 3:01 left in the third quarter. Dominic Gicinto had seven receptions for 64 yards and a TD but suffered a season-ending arm injury in the second quarter.
Terrell Warner caught nine passes for 65 yards. The Aggies allowed Greg Bell to rush for 165 yards and a TD. New Mexico State ranked second worst in the nation in passing yards allowed per game last year, as the Aggies allowed 312.5 on average.
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