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College Football Betting Preview: FIU Panthers vs. New Mexico St Aggies

October 4, 2023


The FIU Panthers are one win away from matching their win total last season of four wins while New Mexico State enters this game with a losing record of 2-3 and will be looking to get to .500 on the season with a win at home when they host the FIU Panthers on Wednesday night in week 6 of the college football season. Which team will come away with the win in this matchup on Wednesday night? Let’s take a closer look at how these teams are faring this season.

The FIU Panthers enter this game with a record of 3-2 which includes a 6-38 loss at home against the Liberty Flames while failing to cover the 10-point spread as a home underdog in week 5 of the college football season. FIU scored 6 points while compiling a total of 211 yards offensively which included 147 passing yards and 64 rushing yards while allowing 38 points and 520 total yards defensively which included 156 passing yards and 364 rushing yards. Keyone Jenkins led the team in passing, completing 9 of 21 attempts for 133 yards and an interception while rushing for a touchdown. Kejon Owens led the team in rushing with 11 carries for 42 yards. Kris Mitchell led the team in receiving, catching four of ten targets for 89 yards.

New Mexico State enters this game with a record of 2-3 following a 17-20 loss on the road against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors while covering the 4-point spread as a road underdog in week 4 of the college football season. The Aggies scored 17 points while compiling 335 total yards offensively which included 155 passing yards and 180 rushing yards while allowing 20 points and 343 total yards defensively which included 245 passing yards and 98 rushing yards. Diego Pavia led the team in passing, completing 9 of 15 attempts for 155 yards and two touchdowns while also leading the team in rushing with 97 yards. Jordin Parker led the team in receiving with one reception for 42 yards.

BookMaker has the New Mexico State Aggies listed as 6.5-point favorites at home against the Florida International Panthers on Wednesday night in week 6 of the college football season. The teams have split the two games all-time in the series while both teams are 1-1 ATS in those contests. Florida International is 3-2 ATS overall, 2-0 ATS on the road, 3-1 ATS as an underdog, and 1-1 ATS in conference games this season while the New Mexico State Aggies are 2-2-1 ATS overall, 1-1 ATS at home, 1-1 ATS as a favorite, and 0-1 ATS in conference games on the year.

Florida International enters this game with a better record and has been the better team at covering the spread this season going 3-2 ATS overall while New Mexico State is 2-2-1 ATS overall. As a result, I am buying the .5 point and taking the Florida International Panthers +7 on the road against the New Mexico State Aggies on Wednesday night in week 6 of the college football season on BookMaker. 

Spooky Express Pick: Florida International Panthers +7