|College Football Week 13 Odds & Spread: New Mexico vs. Fresno State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 22 November 2013 09:00|
New Mexico vs. Fresno State Odds
Fresno State is 9-0 overall, 6-0 in the Mountain West, 5-0 at home and 3-6 against the spread. New Mexico is 3-7 overall, 1-5 in the Mountain West, 1-3 on the road and 5-5 against the spread. The road team has won four straight in this series.
Trends show that Fresno State is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 games in November and 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games against a team with a losing record. New Mexico is 2-9-1 ATS in its last 12 games on fieldturf.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Fresno State is the favorite at home, as the Bulldogs have odds of -31.5 points against New Mexico. The over/under total for the game has been set at 66 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Fresno State favored by 31. The spread hit a peak of 32.5 before falling back to 31.5. The over/under total opened at 65 points and hit a peak of 66.5 before settling in at 66.
Florida State is coming off a 48-10 win at Wyoming last week. The Bulldogs have won their last two games by at least 18 points. Fresno State is averaging 44.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks seventh in the nation. Defensively, Fresno is giving up 26.9 points per game. Derek Carr has thrown for 3,421 yards and 32 touchdowns this season to lead the offense while Davante Adams has caught 91 passes for 967 yards and 15 touchdowns.
New Mexico is coming off a 66-42 loss to Colorado State last week. The Lobos have dropped four of their last five games, but still have a decent offense that produces 34.8 points per game and is second in the country in rushing at 323.8 yards per game. Defensively, New Mexico is struggling, giving up 39.9 points per game. Kasey Carrier has rushed for 1,122 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the offense while Cole Gautsche has thrown for 639 yards and seven scores while rushing for 777 yards and eight touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Fresno State safety Rodney Mathews (knee) is listed as questionable for the game. New Mexico cornerback Isaiah Brown (shoulder) and quarterback David Vega (personal) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Fresno State, as the Bulldogs are getting 70% of the wagers with odds of -31.5 points against New Mexico.