Boise State Broncos visit New Mexico Lobos in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Boise State Broncos vs New Mexico Lobos Odds
New Mexico will look to improve on its 21-4 record on Saturday when they host Boise State in NCAA basketball odds action at The Pit.
New Mexico will face the 16-7 Broncos, who own a 10-9 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Lobos are 9-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Broncos are 11-5 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the New Mexico Lobos as 8.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 41 (Lobos) and the No. 77 (Broncos) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-73 result in favor of the Broncos has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Broncos rank No. 193 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.3 per game. That compares with New Mexico’s No. 137 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Mexico is college basketball's No. 181-ranked team at 6.1 per game, while the Broncos rate No. 35 with 7.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boise State owns the country's No. 176-rated mark, allowing 69.7 points per game on the highway. New Mexico, on the other hand, rates No. 148 in scoring at home.
Boise State won its last outing, a 68-61 result against Wyoming on February 9. They covered in that game as a 6-point favorite. The Broncos grabbed a 68-61 win over the Cowboys on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Anthony Drmic at Taco Bell Arena.
In their last action, New Mexico was a 54-48 winner on the road against Fresno State. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Kendall Williams scored 13 points leading the Lobos to a 54-48 victory over Fresno State at Save Mart Center on Wednesday.
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Air Force are 0-3
After playing Wyoming are 5-3
After a win are 6-4
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado State are 8-2
After playing Fresno State are 6-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Broncos at Lobos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boise State's last 6 games on the road
Boise State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
New Mexico is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
New Mexico is 6-1-2 ATS in its last 9 games at home
New Mexico is 2-3-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Boise State home to Air Force, Wednesday, February 20
New Mexico at Colorado State, Saturday, February 23