Check out the Wyoming vs. New Mexico fearless prediction and game preview.
Wyoming (8-3) vs. New Mexico (7-4) Game Preview
Date: Saturday, Nov. 26
Game Time: 10:15 pm
Venue: University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM
Bowl and Conference Implications
Wyoming wins the Mountain Division with a win and will play San Diego State for the Mountain West title, or, it’ll get into the title game with a Boise State loss to Air Force. Boise State gets in with a win and a Wyoming loss. On tie-breakers, Wyoming also gets in if it loses and Boise State also loses. New Mexico can technically end up tying for the Mountain title, but it loses the tie-breaker to Wyoming to get into the title game.
What’s Going To Happen?
Wyoming got the defense to crank it up in a big way.
One week after getting destroyed by UNLV for 401 yards and five scores on the ground in a critical loss, the Cowboys, roared back, holding down San Diego State star Donnell Pumphrey in a 34-33 win.
Now they’ve got an even bigger challenge.
New Mexico blew it.
It had a shot to be in a position to win the Mountain title, but it couldn’t crank it up against Colorado State, the defense faltered, and the nation’s No. 1 ground game got badly outplayed. Now it’s up to Wyoming to do the same.
The Cowboy offense has been running well – coming up with 200 yards or more in four of the last five games – while doing the impossible and producing against the San Diego State run defense. And now it gets to attack a New Mexico D that gave up 412 yards and five scores to Colorado State last week.
But that was an aberration.
The Lobo ground game will roar against a banged up and depleted Wyoming defensive line, doing what it always does and control the clock throughout. Wyoming will never get comfortable as New Mexico grinds out big drive after big drive.
And Boise State will be very, very happy.
Wyoming vs. New Mexico Prediction
New Mexico 37, Wyoming 33
Wyoming -3, o/u: 71
ATS Confidence: 5: Store bought anything – 1: Homemade anything … 3
Must See Rating: 5: NFL kickers attempting extra points – 1: Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love … 4