Colorado State Rams visit New Mexico Lobos in college basketball clash
Colorado State Rams vs New Mexico Lobos Odds
New Mexico looks to cover the Lobos-Rams pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 16-2 mark when they host Colorado State in college basketball wagering action.
The Lobos currently sports a 16-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-7-1 ATS. The Rams are 15-3 and 8-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lobos produce a 6-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rams have gone 3-7 against the number.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Rams were listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Lobos - Rams odds would favor the Rams if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New Mexico is rated No. 41 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Colorado State is at No. 8. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 81-74 win for the Rams.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Rams is ranked No. 4 in NCAA hoops at 42.6 per game. Contrast that with New Mexico’s No. 123 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, New Mexico is the No. 172-ranked team in the country at 6.2 per game, while Colorado State rates No. 258 at 5.3 per game.
Defensively, Colorado State features the nation's No. 45-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.3 points per game. New Mexico, meanwhile, comes in at No. 180 nationally in scoring at home.
Colorado State won its last outing, a 66-61 result against UNLV on January 19. They covered in that game as a 4-point favorite. The Rams grabbed a 66-61 win over the Rebels on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Dorian Green at Moby Arena.
In their last action, New Mexico was a 79-74 winner on the road against Boise State. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Lobos got 22 points from Tony Snell as New Mexico ran past Boise State 79-74 on Wednesday at Taco Bell Arena.
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Fresno State are 6-1
After playing UNLV are 2-8
After a win are 8-2
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego State are 8-2
After playing Boise State are 2-0
After a win are 8-2
A few Rams at Lobos trends to consider:
Colorado State is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Colorado State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New Mexico
Colorado State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New Mexico
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Mexico's last 5 games when playing Colorado State
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado State
New Mexico is 19-1 SU in its last 20 games at home
New Mexico is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games
Colorado State at Fresno State, Saturday, January 26
New Mexico at San Diego State, Saturday, January 26