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Mountain West Preview: Fresno State Bulldogs (1-3) vs. New Mexico Lobos (1-2)

Betting On New Mexico Football






The Fresno State Bulldogs and the New Mexico Lobos will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at University Stadium.

Oddsmakers currently have the Bulldogs listed as 4½-point favorites versus the Lobos, while the game’s total is sitting at 71.

Last time out for Fresno State, they were a 56-16 winner as they battled Thunderbirds at home. Fresno State covered in the match as a -19-point favorite, while 72 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

New Mexico was a 38-35 winner in its last match on the road against Aggies. They failed to cover the -5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 73 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Fresno State: 1-3 SU, 1-3 ATS
New Mexico: 1-2 SU, 0-3 ATS

Fresno State most recently:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 9-1

New Mexico most recently:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 1-9

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Fresno State’s last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Fresno State’s last 9 games on the road
Fresno State is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
Fresno State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Mexico’s last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Mexico’s last 14 games
New Mexico is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
New Mexico is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next up:
Fresno State home to San Diego State, Friday, October 3
New Mexico at UTSA, Saturday, October 4

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