Free Week 5 Prediction: Falcons vs Lobos Odds
Looking for Air Force Falcons vs. New Mexico Lobos free picks? Week 5 betting sees the Falcons taking on the Lobos Saturday September 30th at University Stadium in Albuquerque , New Mexico. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions like this Air Force New Mexico free pick.
College Football Handicapping: Week 5
(1-2) Air Force Falcons vs. New Mexico Lobos (2-2)
Date: Saturday, September 30th
Time: 7:00 pm EST
Venue: University Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
NCAA Football Spread: PK
NCAA Betting Total: 50
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The Air Force Falcons are looking for a bounce back win this week. The Falcons lost a well played home game against the 19th ranked San Diego Aztecs at home, 28-24.
New Mexico is fresh off a well played 16-13 road win at Tulsa. The Lobos will be playing in their second Mountain West conference game of the season. They will be ready to go at home in this one.
Air Force Falcons
Air Force was good last week against he Aztecs, but not good enough. The Falcons lost by three points. Air Force only had 253 total yards of offense for the game.
Quarterback Tyler Williams was 1 for 1 with 31 yards passing and no touchdowns. The rushing attack paced the Falcons in this game. The Falcons combined to rush for 60 rushes for 220 yards on the ground.
On defense, the Falcons held a high powered San Diego State team to 367 yards of total offense. If Air Force wants to win this game, they must play just as good as they did in last weeks loss.
New Mexico Lobos
The New Mexico Lobos are off a well played road win against Tulsa. The Lobos had 446 yards of total offense in the close road win. Most of the offense came on the ground. The Lobos had 338 yards rushing yards in the game.
Colton Gerhart led the rushing attack with 156 yards rushing and one touchdown in the win. Gerhart also let the passing attack. He was 9 of 14 for 108 yards passing for the game.
On defense, the Lobos held Tulsa to 286 total yards at home. If New Mexico wants to win this game, they must play well defensively this week. If not, the Lobos will get punished in the run game.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- AFA are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 conference games.
- Over is 9-3 in AFA last 12 games overall.
- Over is 8-3 in AFA last 11 road games.
- Over is 8-2 in UNM last 10 home games.
- Over is 10-3 in UNM last 13 games on grass.
- Over is 6-2 in UNM last 8 games as a home favorite
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Both teams are evenly matched. The Air Force Falcons are looking to get a Mountain West win this weekend, but the New Mexico crowd will be a factor in this one.
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Quarterback Coltin Gerhart could pose to be a big threat in this matchup. He can run and pass the ball well. He will be pacing the Lobos offensive attack in this weeks game.
The Falcons pass game is basically non existent. Look for the Lobos to keep the ball in Gerhart’s hands a lot of the game because of his play-making ability. Take the Lobos for the home win.
Week 5 Free Score Prediction: New Mexico 31 – Air Force 24
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