NCAA Matchups  >>  New Mexico Lobos vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Preview 09/14/2013

The New Mexico Lobos and the Pittsburgh Panthers will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Heinz Field.
Oddsmakers currently have the Panthers listed as 20½-point favorites versus the Lobos, while the game's total is sitting at 52.
In their last action, New Mexico was a 42-35 winner on the road against Texas El Paso. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (77) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Pittsburgh was a 41-13 loser in their most recent outing at home against Florida State. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (54) made winners of OVER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
New Mexico: 1-1 SU, 1-1 ATS
Pittsburgh: 0-1 SU, 0-1 ATS
NEW MEXICO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 4-6

PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New Mexico's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico's last 6 games
New Mexico is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
New Mexico is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

NEXT UP:
New Mexico home to UNLV, Saturday, September 28
Pittsburgh at Duke, Saturday, September 21