Air Force Vs. New Mexico: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – October 2, 2021

Written By Staff on October 2, 2021

The Air Force Falcons (3-1, 0-1 MWC) bring the first-ranked rushing attack in college football into a matchup with the New Mexico Lobos (2-2, 0-0 MWC), who have the No. 11 rushing defense. The Falcons, listed at -11.5 on the spread, visit the Lobos, with +340 moneyline odds to win, on October 2, 2021 at 6:30 PM ET. A point total of 46 points has been set for the matchup.

Read this article before you make a bet on this game for updated odds and everything else you need to know about the matchup — from team and player stats to key metrics, betting insights and more.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 2, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Air Force Vs. New Mexico Betting Odds

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Air Force Offense Vs. New Mexico Defense

Falcons Offense Stats (Rank) Lobos Defense
33.5 (46) Points/Gm 24.0 (71)
445.0 (34) Yards/Gm 326.3 (48)
87.8 (127) Pass Yards/Gm 250.0 (95)
357.3 (1) Rush Yards/Gm 76.3 (11)
11.0 (3) Yards/Pass 6.5 (47)
5.5 (15) Yards/Rush 2.7 (14)
44.1% (46) 3rd Down % 33.9% (44)
1 (4) Turnovers 7 (17)
2 (9) Sacks 10 (23)

New Mexico Offense Vs. Air Force Defense

New Mexico Offense Stats (Rank) Air Force Defense
18.5 (115) Points/Gm 18.3 (33)
322.8 (113) Yards/Gm 300.3 (30)
190.5 (99) Pass Yards/Gm 200.3 (48)
132.3 (89) Rush Yards/Gm 100.0 (27)
6.0 (110) Yards/Pass 6.6 (51)
3.4 (106) Yards/Rush 3.4 (41)
28.6% (117) 3rd Down % 43.3% (98)
3 (27) Turnovers 3 (94)
7 (79) Sacks 6 (73)

When Air Force Has The Ball

  • The Falcons average 11.0 yards per pass attempt (third in the FBS), and the Lobos allow 6.5 per pass (47th in college football).
  • Air Force averages 87.8 yards through the air per game (127th in the FBS). New Mexico ranks 95th, allowing 250.0 passing yards.
  • The Falcons have the 46th-ranked offense in the FBS (33.5 points per game), and will be facing the Lobos’ 71st-ranked defense (24.0 ppg).
  • Air Force is No. 9 in college football in sacks allowed (two), facing the pass rush ranked 23rd, owned by New Mexico (10).

When New Mexico Has The Ball

  • The Lobos’ offense is 113th in college football averaging 322.8 yards per game, while the Falcons rank 30th in yards allowed (300.3).
  • New Mexico’s offense is 115th in the FBS at 18.5 points per game. Air Force allows 18.3 per game (33rd in college football).
  • The Lobos offense is 27th-ranked in college football in terms of turnovers allowed (3), and are facing the 94th-ranked team in turnovers forced, the Falcons (3).
  • New Mexico averages 3.4 yards per carry (106th in college football) compared to the 3.4 per rushing attempt Air Force allows (41st in the FBS).

Air Force Betting Trends And Insights

  • Air Force has won two games against the spread this season.
  • Games featuring Air Force have hit the over once this season.
  • Only one of Air Force’s three games has gone over 46 points.
  • The Falcons have put together a 2-1 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 66.7% of those games).

New Mexico Betting Trends And Insights

  • New Mexico is winless against the spread this season (0-3-0).
  • The Lobos have been an underdog by 11.5 points or more this season once, and failed to cover the spread.
  • So far this year, one of New Mexico’s games has hit the over.
  • New Mexico and its opponents have scored more than 46 combined points once this season.
  • The Lobos lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season.

Air Force Players To Watch

  • Haaziq Daniels leads the team with 169 passing yards (42.3 yards per game) and has a 42.1% completion percentage this year (8-of-19) . He also has 287 rushing yards on 50 carries with six touchdowns, averaging 71.8 yards per game.
  • Brad Roberts has 285 yards on 67 carries (71.3 ypg), with three rushing touchdowns.
  • This season Micah Davis has four catches and leads the team with 78 yards (19.5 per game).
  • Brandon Lewis has also tacked on one catch for 46 yards this year. He averages 15.3 receiving yards per game.
  • David Cormier has 23 receiving yards on one catch, averaging 11.5 yards per game.

New Mexico Players To Watch

  • Terry Wilson leads his team with 752 passing yards (188.0 per game) and has a 57.1% completion percentage (72-of-126), throwing six touchdown passes and two interceptions. He also has 65 rushing yards on 33 carries (with one touchdown), averaging 16.3 yards per game.
  • Bobby Cole has churned out a team-best 196 rushing yards (49.0 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Aaron Dumas has 192 yards on 43 carries (48.0 ypg).
  • Emmanuel Logan-Greene has nine catches and paces his team with 120 receiving yards (60.0 ypg) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Kyle Jarvis has also chipped in with 99 yards on seven catches and one touchdown. He puts up 24.8 receiving yards per game this year.
  • Luke Wysong has 97 receiving yards on 12 receptions, averaging 24.3 yards per game.

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