San Diego State vs New Mexico prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 12, Friday November 18
San Diego State vs New Mexico Prediction, Match preview
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San Diego State vs New Mexico How to watch
When: Friday, November 18
Game Time: 8:45 a.m. ET
Location: University Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
How to watch: FS1
Record: San Diego State (6-4), New Mexico (2-8)
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Why San Diego State will win
San Diego State is back to being the San Diego State we all expected…sort of.
At least in terms of mojo, he’s back.
It’s still not good enough to run the ball, and it’s still not dominant enough defensively, but no one saw the passing game coming after Jalen Mayden took over and started to fly it .
Against New Mexico, all San Diego State has to do is score a tiny bit. The pass defense won’t have any problems, and the run defense that hasn’t allowed more than 150 yards in the last five games should hold its own, and the offense will reach at least 14 points.
New Mexico State hasn’t scored more than 10 points in the last four games and hasn’t scored more than 20 in the last seven.
Why New Mexico will win
It’s not like San Diego State is going to come out and hang 43 on the board.
Okay, maybe he will — he did it last week against San Jose State — but the New Mexico defense was able to hold up reasonably well given the absence help coming from the other side.
The D is great on third downs, and San Diego State is abysmal at moving chains. The Aztec running game can be stuffed, the Lobos should be able to endure enough to force a bevy of thirds and longs, and…
what’s going to happen
No, New Mexico just doesn’t score.
The state of San Diego is going to have to collapse, and that’s not exactly what the world is asking for. The team has the occasional penalty problem, and they will give the ball away every now and then, but it won’t be enough.
The Lobos will carry out some first training, then the Aztecs will suppress hard.
San Diego State vs New Mexico Prediction, Line
San Diego State 26, New Mexico 10
Line: San Diego State -14.5, o/u: 39.5
Confidence ATS out of 5: 3
San Diego State vs New Mexico Must See Rating (out of 5): 2
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