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South Alabama Jaguars vs. New Mexico State Aggies - 12/3/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New Mexico State Aggies (3-8) at South Alabama Jaguars (5-6)

College Football: Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Ladd Peebles Stadium)

The Line: South Alabama Jaguars -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds


Coming up on Saturday, December 3 from Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, we’ve got a big college football matchup looming between the New Mexico State Aggies and the South Alabama Jaguars. 

New Mexico comes into play here with a 3-8 record on the season. Over their last six games, the Aggies have gone just 1-5, including a loss to Appalachian State 37-7 this past Saturday. In that one, Aggies QB Conner Cramer went 10-of-24 for 93 yards, one TD and two interceptions. 

South Alabama Jaguars vs. New Mexico State Aggies - 12/3/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction


So far this season, Tyler Rogers is New Mexico State’s lead QB with 2574 yards, 16 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, while Larry Rose III is tops on the ground with 137 carries for 695 yards and two scores. Tyrian Taylor is the Aggies’ top receiver on 21 catches for 381 yards and two touchdowns. 

Over on the South Alabama side, they’re coming in with a 5-6 record on the year, and have gone 2-2 in their last four games. That includes a loss against Idaho 38-31 this past Saturday, during which Jaguars QB Dallas Davis went 24-of-44 for 320 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. 

On the year for South Alabama, Davis is 172-of-296 for 2222 yards, nine scores and nine interceptions, while Xavier Johnson is tops on the ground with 126 carries for 633 yards and seven touchdowns. Gerald Everett is South Alabama’s top receiver on 43 catches for 648 yards and four touchdowns. 

New Mexico State is 4-0 ATS in their last four games following an ATS loss, and 5-1 ATS versus a team with a losing record. New Mexico State is also 4-1 ATS in the last five games following a straight-up loss and 2-5 ATS in their last seven road games. 

As for South Alabama, they’re 2-5 ATS in their last seven games following an ATS loss, and 5-13 ATS in their last 18 home games. South Alabama is also 8-23 ATS in their last 31 games overall, and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 conference games. 

There’s really not a whole lot to get excited about here betting-wise; New Mexico State is bad and South Alabama is underwhelming—that’s basically what it boils down to. Still, The Jaguars outclass the Aggies in just about every measurable category and should have no problems dispatching them. I’ll take South Alabama to cover here easily.

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