New Mexico State vs. Arizona State
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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