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UTEP vs. New Mexico State odds, line: 2022 college football picks, Week 2 predictions from model on 48-37 run

The New Mexico State Aggies will take on the UTEP Miners at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday at the Sun Bowl in El Paso. UTEP is 0-1 while the Aggies are 0-2. NMSU is coming off a 38-0 blowout loss at the hands of Minnesota, while UTEP was dominated by No. 9 Oklahoma 45-13. UTEP leads the all-time series over New Mexico State 12-5. 

The Miners are favored by 14 points in the latest UTEP vs. New Mexico State odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 46. Before making any New Mexico State vs. UTEP picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past six-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It enters Week 2 of the 2022 college football season on a 48-37 run on all top-rated college football spread and money-line picks that dates back to 2021. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on UTEP vs. New Mexico State and just locked in its picks and CFB predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college football odds and betting lines for UTEP vs. New Mexico State:

  • UTEP vs. New Mexico State spread: UTEP -14
  • UTEP vs. New Mexico State over-under: 46 points
  • UTEP vs. New Mexico State picks: See picks here

Latest Odds: UTEP Miners -17.5

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What you need to know about UTEP

The Miners found themselves on the wrong end of a lopsided 45-13 score against the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday. Quarterback Gavin Hardison completed 26 of 42 passes for 244 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions. UTEP’s only touchdown was scored by RB Ronald Awatt. The team was gashed on defense by the Sooners for more than 250 yards on the ground and nearly a 7 yards per carry average.

After two blowout losses to open the season, the pressure will be on head coach Dana Dimel and the Miners to show improvement this week. UTEP should have much easier time defending against a NMSU offense that has only scored a total of 12 points in its first two games.

What you need to know about New Mexico State

New Mexico State hasn’t fared any better in coach Jerry Kill’s return to college football. His former school, Minnesota, whacked the Aggies 38-0 last Thursday night. After a 23-12 Week 0 loss to Nevada, NMSU seemed to take a step backwards last week. The team only managed to complete four passes vs. the Golden Gophers and as a whole, combined for less than 100 yards of total offense. 

With the two teams each stumbling in at 0-2, neither having yet played a competitive game, both will be hungry for the victory. Both schools look to be among the worst FBS football teams this fall and wins will be hard to come by. 

How to make New Mexico State vs. UTEP picks

The model has simulated UTEP vs. New Mexico State 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over on the point total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60% of simulations. You can only see the model’s New Mexico State-UTEP pick at SportsLine.

So who wins New Mexico State vs. UTEP? And which side of the spread cashes in well over 60% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the New Mexico State vs. UTEP spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that finished the past six-plus years up nearly $3,500 on its FBS college football picks, and find out.

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