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North Texas Mean Green vs. Utah State Aggies New Mexico Bowl Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
North Texas Mean Green vs. Utah State Aggies Betting Odds

The NCAA football betting Bowl Games are right around the corner. This Saturday will hail in a flurry of matchups, such as the North Texas Mean Green vs. Utah State Aggies pairing which will headline the New Mexico Bowl. Both sides are coming off a highly successful season and this battle should make for some great football. So what kind of turnout can we expect this weekend? Let’s check on the NCAA sportsbook betting odds to find out.

North Texas Mean Green vs. Utah State Aggies – Sat., December 15th      

When: 2:00 pm ET

Where: Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico

TV: ESPN

Stream: Watch ESPN

NCAA Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
North Texas +9 (-110) 66½ (-110)   +290
Utah State -9 (-110) 66½ (-110) -350
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North Texas Mean Green        

The Mean Green fighting machine turned in a 9-3 record this season to finish 2nd in the C-USA West Division. In the end North Texas lost the divisional race to UAB, who posted a superior 7-1 record in conference play. N. Texas on the other hand, finished the year with a respectable 5-3 in conference play. And although that wasn’t good enough to garner an invite to the C-USA Conference Championships, it was good enough to get an invite into this weekend’s New Mexico Bowl matchup. So which team has an edge this weekend? Well the NCAA football betting odds are sticking with the Aggies here and you should too. This is because North Texas is at a significant statistical disadvantage versus Utah State. Currently averaging 36.4, it’s looking like North Texas will have a hard time keeping up with the 47.2 that Utah State is averaging. Defensively Mean Green has a slight advantage as they’re only giving up 21.8 while Utah State allots 23.0. However, that’s not enough to cover the disparaging gap in each team’s offensive production.

Players to Watch: Mason Fine (3,734 passing yards, 27 TD, 5 INT), DeAndre Torrey (942 rushing yards, 14 TD, 5.9 AVG), and Rico Bussey Jr. (1,017 receiving yards, 12 TD, 68 REC).

Utah State Aggies 

The Aggies turned in a 10-2 record this season that saw them finish 2nd in the Mountain West Mountain Division. In the end Utah State fell behind Boise State 33-24 in their final game of the season, giving the Broncos an invite to the conference championships. Coming off a loss, Utah State will be hungry to set things right this Saturday. After all, the program had a highly successful season in 2018 and will be looking to close out the season on  a high note. The odds say they get it done against a much weaker offense this Saturday.

Players to Watch: Jordan Love (3,208 passing yards, 28 TD, 5 INT), Darwin Thompson (951 rushing yards, 14 TD, 7.2 AVG), and Ron’quavion Tarver (676 receiving yards, 7 TD, 62 REC).

North Texas Mean Green vs. Utah State Aggies Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of North Texas’s last 5 games on the road
  • North Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • North Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 8 of Utah State’s last 12 games
  • Utah State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • Utah State is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
North Texas Mean Green vs. Utah State Aggies Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in North Texas Mean Green vs. Utah State Aggies matchup? All things considered, Utah State is a much better pick here. They’ve had a highly successful season and are an all-around better team. The money line doesn’t offer much value so stick to the spread here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 33-28 Utah State.

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