Arizona favored by -15 against New Mexico State on Wednesday
|New Mexico State Aggies||Arizona Wildcats|
|7-4||December 11, 2013, 09:00 | McKale Center||9-0|
Arizona will look to improve on its 9-0 record on Wednesday when they host New Mexico State in NCAA basketball odds action at McKale Center.
The Wildcats bring a 9-0 record (6-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-4 Aggies, who are 3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Arizona go 2-7 so far and the Aggies go 1-2.
View New Mexico State Aggies vs Arizona Wildcats Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with Arizona in this one found them as -15-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wildcats at No. 2 and the Aggies at No. 78 heading into this contest.
New Mexico State was an 80-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Gonzaga. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. Daniel Mullings scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Aggies to a win (they lost 80-68 to Gonzaga at McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday).
Arizona was a 63-58 winner in its last match at home against UNLV. They failed to cover the 15.5-point spread as favorites. Brandon Ashley scored 13 points leading the Wildcats to a 63-58 victory over UNLV at McKale Center on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona's No. 77-ranked scoring average of 77.78 PPG, against a Aggies defense rated No. 140 and allowing 70.64 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 50% to date this season, more than the Aggies shooters have managed so far (47.68% per game).
A few Aggies at Wildcats trends to consider:
New Mexico State is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Arizona is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games
Arizona is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games at home
New Mexico State at Drake, Saturday, December 14th
Arizona at Michigan, Saturday, December 14th