The New Mexico Lobos (3-5) are 15-point underdogs in a home MWC matchup with the UNLV Rebels (6-2) on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at University Stadium. The total is 57.5 points for this matchup.
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Rebels vs. Lobos Game Info
- Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
- Time: 6:00 PM ET
- Channel: MWN
- Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
- City: Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Venue: University Stadium
- The Rebels are averaging 427.4 yards per game on offense, which ranks them 43rd in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 89th, giving up 394.3 yards per game.
- The Rebels are totaling 34.3 points per game offensively this year (26th in the FBS), and they are giving up 26.9 points per game (79th) on the other side of the ball.
- With 274.5 passing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 11th-worst in the FBS, UNLV has been forced to lean on their 72nd-ranked passing offense (222.5 passing yards per contest) to keep them in games.
- Offensively, the Rebels have been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 16th-best in the FBS by averaging 204.9 per game. They rank 34th on defense (119.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
- UNLV owns the 37th-ranked defense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (35.1% third-down percentage allowed), and has been more effective offensively, ranking sixth-best with a 52.2% third-down conversion rate.
- The Rebels have forced 16 total turnovers (third in the FBS) this season and have turned it over seven times (31st in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +9, the fifth-best in college football.
- In terms of total yards, New Mexico ranks 62nd in the FBS (397.3 total yards per game) and 106th on the other side of the ball (410.9 total yards allowed per contest).
- New Mexico ranks 62nd in points per game (29.1), but it has been less effective defensively, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS with 32.8 points allowed per contest.
- From an offensive angle, the Lobos are compiling 230.6 passing yards per contest (64th-ranked). They rank 96th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (239.9 passing yards given up per game).
- In terms of rushing, New Mexico ranks 53rd in the FBS on offense (166.6 rushing yards per game) and 101st on the other side of the ball (171.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
- With a 40.2% third-down conversion percentage on offense, the Lobos rank 64th in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 36th, surrendering a 34.9% third-down rate.
- New Mexico has forced five turnovers this season and have turned the ball over 10 times, leading to a -5 turnover margin that is 22nd-worst in the FBS.
- Jayden Maiava has 1,579 passing yards, seven touchdowns and four interceptions this year. He has completed 64.2% of his attempts, averaging 197.4 yards per game and 8.3 per attempt.
- To go along with his passing statistics, Maiava has 149 rushing yards (fifth on the Rebels), with one rushing touchdown.
- Ricky White has caught 47 passes on zero targets for 709 total yards and four touchdowns. He is averaging 5.9 catches and 88.6 yards per game in eight games.
- Through eight games, Jai’Den Thomas has amassed 336 rushing yards, averaging 42.0 yards per game and scoring eight touchdowns.
- Jacory Merritt averages 72.3 rushing yards per game this year (578 total yards), while scoring 12 rushing touchdowns.
- Through eight games, Dylan Hopkins has 1,649 passing yards, while throwing 11 touchdowns against seven interceptions and completing 58.3% of his attempts.
- He has added 106 rushing yards (sixth on the Lobos), with one touchdown on the ground (averaging 13.3 yards per game and 2.7 per carry).
- In seven games played this season, Jeremiah Hixon has 26 catches (3.7 receptions per game on zero targets per game) for 336 yards and five receiving touchdowns.