New Mexico vs. San Jose State: How To Watch, Livestream, Odds, Preview
The Spartans will host the Lobos in Mountain West football action. Here’s how to watch and what to watch for.
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A sneaky interesting game on tap.
The San Jose State Spartans and New Mexico Lobos may not headline the weekend in Mountain West football, but there’s plenty of intrigue for the real football heads out there in this Week 9 matchup.
The Lobos haven’t even played yet this year but their season has the feel of an odyssey after seeing their first game canceled and their second moved to the home stadium of their opponent. Head coach Danny Gonzales surely won’t let his athletes feel sorry for their plight, however, with new defensive coordinator Rocky Long set to commandeer his newest version of the 3-3-5 defense and offensive coordinator Derek Warehime plotting how best to attack a Spartans defense that held run-heavy Air Force in check last Saturday.
San Jose State, for their part, weren’t quite as explosive out of the gate as they were throughout 2019, but their passing game behind new quarterback Nick Starkel did enough to take advantage of a shorthanded Falcons secondary. That could be the case again with a handful of new faces set to take on big roles in the UNM defensive backfield, especially since they still have to prove they can do better than last fall, when the Lobos pretty clearly possessed the worst pass defense in the conference.
All in all, this should be a fun and competitive contrast of styles, so be sure not to miss it.
WEEK 9: New Mexico Lobos (0-0) vs. San Jose State Spartans (1-0)
WHEN: Saturday, October 31 — 4:00 PM PT/5:00 PM MT
WHERE: CEFCU Stadium; San Jose, California (game relocated from Albuquerque, NM)
STREAMING: Fans can sign up to receive a free one-week trial of Fubo, which includes FS1, by following this link. You can also click here to find more information on accessing the channel via different platforms.
You can also find the audio broadcast on TuneIn.
RADIO: The San Jose State broadcast can be found on 90.5 FM (KSJS) in and around San Jose and on the flagship KDOW (1220 AM and 96.3 FM) out of Palo Alto. The New Mexico broadcast can be found in and around Albuquerque on 770 AM (KKOB).
SERIES RECORD: San Jose State leads the series 13-5-1. In the last meeting on October 4, 2019, the Spartans defeated the Lobos, 32-21, in San Jose.
LAST WEEK: San Jose State defeated Air Force at home, 17-6. New Mexico’s game against Colorado State was canceled.
WEBSITES: SJSUSpartans.com, the official San Jose State athletics website | GoLobos.com, the official New Mexico athletics website
GAME NOTES (PDF): San Jose State | New Mexico
ODDS (as of 10/28, via Vegas Insider): San Jose State -13.5
SP+ PROJECTION: San Jose State by 17.1 (84% win probability)
FEI PROJECTION: to be determined