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Fast Forward Wk 1 2017 New Mexico State vs. Arizona State “Inside The Numbers”

during the second half of the college football game at Sun Devil Stadium on September 10, 2015 in Tempe, Arizona.

New Mexico State vs. Arizona State

Notes:

New Mexico State won 3 games in 2016 against FBS opponents (New Mexico, La. Lafayette and Texas State) with a combined overall record of 17-21 or 447%. The Aggies won those games by a total score of 119-72 or 15.6 points per game.

 

 

 

New Mexico State lost 9 games in 2016 against FBS opponents (UTEP, Kentucky, Troy, Idaho, Georgia Southern, Texas A&M, Arkansas State, Appalachian State and South Alabama) with a combined overall record of 67-48 or .582%. The Aggies lost those games by a total score of 394-179 or 23.8 points per game.

 

 

 

Since 2006, Arizona State is 10-1 or .909% on week one of the college football season (includes FCS opponents & FBS opponents). The Sun Devils have won those games by a total margin of 469-89 or 38.0 points per game. The only loss during that span came in 2015 against Texas A&M (38-17).

 

 

Since 2012, under head coach Todd Graham, the Sun Devils are 14-5 or .736% against non-conference opponents (includes FCS and bowls) and have won those games by a total margin of 664-342 or 23.0 points per game.

 

 

 

Arizona State won 5 games in 2016 against 4 FBS opponents (Texas Tech, UTSA, CAL and UCLA) with a combined overall record of 20-29 or .408%. The Sun Devils won those game by a total score of 174-144 or 7.5 points per game. All four wins came against losing teams. Arizona State also defeated Northern Arizona (FCS) by a score of 44-13.

 

 

 

 

Arizona State lost 7 games in 2016 to FBS opponents (USC, Colorado, Washington State, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Arizona) with a combined overall record of 56-35 or .615%. The Sun Devils were outscored by a total margin of 321-182 or 19.8 points per game. All seven losses were against PAC-12 opponents.

 

 

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