New Mexico will attempt to win three games in a row for the first time this season when they travel to play Air Force at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday. Air Force is favored by 11 points at home over the Lobos.
The Lobos are coming off consecutive wins over Hawaii and Texas State to improve to 4-3 for the season and 1-1 in the Mountain West conference. Air Force is 3-3 on the year after three narrow losses to Michigan, UNLV and Navy. Air Force beat Wyoming last Saturday, 28-27, to improve to 2-1 in the conference.
Air Force is averaging 363 yards rushing so far this season, which ranks second in the country. Senior running back Cody Getz leads the team with 122 carries for 928 yards and eight touchdowns.
New Mexico's rushing attack is not far behind Air Force as they are averaging 279.4 yards per game, which ranks seventh nationally. Kasey Carrier leads the Lobos with 113 carries for 630 yards and eight touchdowns.
Both defenses are giving up more than 25 points per game.