New Mexico State vs. UCLA Odds
UCLA is 2-0 on the season, 1-0 at home and 2-0 against the spread. New Mexico State is 0-3 overall, 0-1 on the road and 0-3 against the spread. These two have no recent meetings.
Trends show that New Mexico State is 0-6 against the spread in its last 6 non-conference games and 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on grass. UCLA is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 non-conference games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, UCLA is the heavy favorite at home, as the Bruins have odds of -42 points against New Mexico State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 66 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had UCLA favored by 39.5 points. The spread was never lower than that, and it hit a peak of 42.5 before settling in at UCLA -42. The over/under total opened at 66 points and moved back to 65.5 before moving back up to 66.
UCLA is coming off an impressive 41-21 win over Nebraska on the road last week. The Bruins found themselves behind 21-3 in the second quarter, but went on to score the final 38 points of the game to get the win. UCLA racked up 504 total yards on the Nebraska defense while holding the Cornhuskers to 331 yards. Quarterback Brett Hundley passed for 294 yards and three touchdowns while adding in 61 rushing yards. Jordan James added 105 rushing yards and a touchdown for the Bruins.
New Mexico State is off to an awful start. The Aggies have lost all three of their games by at least 21 points, though playing a respectable schedule thus far. The Aggies are averaging just 16.3 points per game offensively while allowing an eye-popping 47.3 points per game on defense. New Mexico State has been led by quarterback Andrew McDonald, who has thrown for 584 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, UCLA running back Damien Thigpen (knee) is out for this game. New Mexico State has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing UCLA, as the Bruins are getting 65% of the wagers with odds of -42 points against New Mexico State.