Who's Playing

UNLV Rebels @ New Mexico Lobos

Current Records: UNLV 6-2, New Mexico 3-5

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 6 p.m. ET
  • Where: University Stadium -- Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • TV: Mountain West Network
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $11.67

What to Know

New Mexico will be in front of their home fans on Saturday, but a look at the spread shows they might need that home-field advantage. The New Mexico Lobos and the UNLV Rebels will face off in a Mountain West battle at 6:00 p.m. ET at University Stadium. Given that the two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this contest.

The point spread may have favored New Mexico last Saturday, but the final result did not. They took a 34-24 hit to the loss column at the hands of Nevada. New Mexico gained 89 more yards on the day, but it was Nevada that made the best of use of them.

Jeremiah Hixon put forth a good effort for the losing side as he picked up 116 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Meanwhile, after a string of five wins, UNLV's good fortune finally ran out on Saturday. They fell 31-24 to Fresno State.

Ricky White put forth a good effort for the losing side as he picked up 152 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Jayden Maiava also deserves a shout-out for his two touchdowns.

New Mexico has traveled a rocky road recently, as they've lost three of their last four contests, which put a noticeable dent in their 3-5 record this season. As for UNLV, their loss dropped their record down to 6-2.

Not only did the pair lose their last games, but neither team managed to cover the spread. Going forward, UNLV is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 14 points. They might be worth a quick bet since they're sitting on a four game streak of covering the spread when playing on the road.

Here's a few offensive stats to keep an eye on ahead of Saturday's game: The Lobos have been excellent on the ground this season, having averaged 166.2 rushing yards per game. However, it's not like the Rebels struggle in that department as they've been even better at 204.8 per game. It's looking like Saturday's contest might have some serious battles in the trenches.


UNLV is a big 14-point favorite against New Mexico, according to the latest college football odds.

The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Rebels as a 11-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 57.5 points.

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Series History

UNLV has won 3 out of their last 4 games against New Mexico.

  • Sep 30, 2022 - UNLV 31 vs. New Mexico 20
  • Nov 06, 2021 - UNLV 31 vs. New Mexico 17
  • Oct 06, 2018 - New Mexico 50 vs. UNLV 14
  • Nov 17, 2017 - UNLV 38 vs. New Mexico 35

Injury Report for New Mexico

  • Connor Witthoft: questionable (Undisclosed)
  • Dorian Lewis: Out for the Season (Foot)

Injury Report for UNLV

  • Doug Brumfield: questionable (Undisclosed)
  • Jerrae Williams: out (Foot)