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New Mexico State vs. Alcorn State - 11/3/18 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Alcorn State Braves (0-1) at New Mexico State Aggies (2-7)
Date & Time Saturday November 3, 2018, 4:00 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: New Mexico State Aggies -11 -- Over/Under: 63
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CFB | Alcorn State Braves (0-1) at New Mexico State Aggies (2-7)
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The Alcorn State Braves travel to the New Mexico State Aggies  in FCS vs. FBS college football action.

The Alcorn State Braves stayed on rack for a 5th straight SWAC East title with a 27-13 victory at Prairie View A&M on Saturday. Alcorn State piled up a 512-235 yardage edge and picked off a pair of throws with one coming in the end zone.

Braves quarterback Noah Johnson  completed 19-31 for 263 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Alcorn State was able to run the ball with De’Shawn Waller leading the way with 120 yards and a score on 20 totes while catching an eleven yard pass while Johnson added 81 yards on 12 carries.

Dayall Harris was the Braves top receiving option with three reception for 81 yards and a TD with Chris Blair catching three passes  for 63 yards and another touchdown.

The New Mexico State Aggies are looking at a three game skid following a 27-20 defeat at Texas State in week nine. New Mexico State won the yardage battle 428-343 but lost the turnover war 2-1.

Aggies quarterback Josh Adkins completed 29-59 for 275 and a pair of costly interceptions while he ran for 40 yards on 13 carries.

Jason Huntley was the top rushing threat for New Mexico State with 83 yards and a trip to the end zone on eleven totes while catching five passes for 56 yards.

Jonathan Boone led the Aggies receiving corps with eight catches for 70 yards followed by Drew Dan with 59 yards on six receptions.

Under is 4-0 in Alcorn State Braves last 4 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game and Alcorn State Braves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after accumulating less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game and under is 4-1 in Alcorn State Braves last 5 games after accumulating less than 275 total yards in their previous game. New Mexico State Aggies are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and New Mexico State Aggies are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games New Mexico State Aggies are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss. 

It's Senior Night fo the Aggies and they will be fired up but Alcorn State will be as well to prove they can compete in this matchup. I think the Braves can compete and I'll gladly take the points...

Pick:
Alcorn State +11

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