Free College Football Picks Today: Colorado State Rams vs New Mexico Lobos 11/25/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Colorado State Rams vs New Mexico Lobos 11/25/22
Fri 25th November 2022

The University of New Mexico Lobos (2-9, 0-7 MWC) and Colorado State University Rams (2-9, 2-5 MWC) face off Friday at Canvas Stadium for their regular season finales. The Rams are 7.5-point favorites, and the total is 35.

New Mexico is coming off a one-sided 34-10 loss at the hands of San Diego State at University Stadium last Friday, their eighth straight defeat. CJ Montes threw for 112 yards and an interception. Nathaniel Jones ran eight times for 68 yards.

Trae Hall caught four passes for 57 yards. Colorado State dropped a fourth straight game on Saturday, falling 24-12 to Air Force at Falcon Stadium. Clay Millen was 19 of 24 for 179 yards and two touchdowns. Avery Morrow carried eight times for 42 yards. Jaylen Thomas hauled in six receptions for 49 yards.


The Rams won the only meeting between the teams last season, a 36-7 victory in October, their fourth straight win against New Mexico. David Bailey had two touchdowns for Colorado State.


The Lobos are averaging 14.3 points per game for the season, 129th in FBS, and they are facing a Rams defense that has surrendered 29.4 PPG (97th). Meanwhile, Colorado State has scored 12.8 points a game this season, worst in the country, and New Mexico is allowing 26.8 PPG (73rd).

The Lobos rank as one of the country’s worst teams in passing yards per game (108.8, 127th), while they are 98th in rushing yards (127.9). The Rams are 36th in passing yards allowed per game (203.2) and 93rd against the run (172.0).

Colorado State has been one of the nation’s least successful rushing teams, averaging 90.3 yards per game (126th), while ranking 109th in passing yards (193.7). The Lobos are allowing 200.3 passing yards (32nd) and 165.1 rushing yards per game (85th).


Through eight games, Miles Kendrick has thrown for three touchdowns (7 INT) and 107.9 yards per game to lead New Mexico in passing. In three away games this season, he has zero TDs (3 INT) and an average of 121.0 yards passing.

Nathaniel Jones leads the team in rushing with an average of 53.4 yards a game over 10 games. He has two touchdowns on the ground and two through the air. Geordan Porter is the Lobos’ leading receiver with 44.6 yards a game and two TDs.

Clay Millen has eight passing touchdowns (6 INT) with 188.4 yards per game through nine games to lead Colorado State. In four home games this season, he has thrown for three TDs (3 INT) and an average of 186.5 yards.

Avery Morrow has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 70.2 yards a game through 11 games. He has four touchdowns. Tory Horton has been a key target in the Rams’ passing game. He has seven touchdowns and a 90.9 yard per game average through 11 appearances.


New Mexico has yet to win on the road this season.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Colorado State -7.5 (-110)

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