Check out our free Lobos vs Rams pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Fort Collins. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Lobos vs Rams Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

On Friday, November 25th at 3:30 PM ET, the New Mexico Lobos and Colorado State Rams at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, CO. CBSS is carrying television coverage for game. The -7.5 head into this Mountain West matchup as the 7.5 point favorite to come away with the win. The over-under point total is currently set at 34.5.

Lobos vs Rams Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: New Mexico Lobos at Colorado State Rams
  • Where: Fort Collins at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium
  • Date: Friday, November 25th
  • Betting Odds:
  • COLST -7.5, NMX +239 | COLST -310 O/U 34.5

Lobos Preview:

As the Lobos travel to take on the Colorado State Rams, they have an overall record of 2-9. This includes going 0-7 in Mountain West action.

In their last matchup, New Mexico fell by a score of 34-10 to San Diego State. Heading into the game, the Lobos were 14.5 point underdogs on the spread, leading to a loss vs the spread. The two team’s combined to score 44 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 36.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 459 yards, with 177 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 134th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, New Mexico is ranked 61st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 282 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the New Mexico offense is averaging 14.27. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Colorado State defense ranked 87th in EPA. Throughout the season, the New Mexico offense has leaned on their rushing attack, but comes into the game with a below average success rate. This week could be an opportunity to improve their overall rushing numbers Colorado State is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Lobos will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 109.82 yards places them 198th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 205th ranked team in attempts per contest (20.73).

Rams Preview:

As the Rams travel to take on the New Mexico Lobos, they have an overall record of 2-9. This includes going 2-5 in Mountain West action.

In their last game, Colorado State fell to Air Force by a score of 24-12, but they were able to cover the spread as 22.0 point underdogs. With their 36 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 42.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 359 yards, with 359 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 121st in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Colorado State is ranked 46th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 0 yards through the air.

Leading into this week’s game, look for a Colorado State offense to put together a strong performance. This season, the team is averaging 12.82 points per game and is generating explosive plays in the pass game at a high rate. The team will be taking on a New Mexico defense currently ranked just 68th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Colorado State can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 90.27 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a New Mexico defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Rams will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 193.73 yards places them 146th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 168th ranked team in attempts per contest (26.91).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Lobos have an ATS record of 3-7-1. Their current over-under record sits at 6-5-0. In their last 5 games away from home, the Lobos have a straight up record of 0-5-0 while going 1-4-0 vs the spread. The team averaged 8.4 points per game in this stretch.

In terms of betting, the Rams have an ATS record of 5-6-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-10-0. In their last 5 games at home, the Rams have a straight up record of 1-4-0 while going 2-3-0 vs the spread. The team averaged 14.4 points per game in this stretch.

Lobos vs Rams Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Colorado State Rams -7.5

Free Spread Prediction: Under 34.5

 


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