New Mexico favored by 12 against USC on Wednesday
USC Trojans vs New Mexico Lobos Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for USC when they take on the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Lobos bring a 8-0 record (2-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-4 Trojans, who are 2-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed New Mexico go 3-2 so far and the Trojans go 3-2.
Bettors looking to go with the Lobos in this one found them listed as 12-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Trojans was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Lobos rated this week at No. 25 and the Trojans sitting at No. 207. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 76-64 result in favor of the Lobos.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature New Mexico's No. 69-rated squad against USC's No. 192-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, New Mexico rates No. 189 in the country with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 263 nationally with 5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, USC owns the country's No. 291-rated mark, allowing 78.5 points per game on the highway. New Mexico, on the other hand, rates No. 169 in scoring at home.
USC lost its last outing, a 63-51 result against Nebraska on December 3. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. USC suffered a 63-51 loss against Nebraska on Monday, getting 14 points from J.T. Terrell in a losing effort at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
In their last action, New Mexico was a 77-68 winner on the road against Indiana State. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. New Mexico got 24 points from Kendall Williams en route to a 77-68 victory over Indiana State on Saturday at Hulman Center.
USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 1-0
After playing Nebraska are 0-3
After a loss are 1-9
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
A few Trojans at Lobos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of USC's last 19 games on the road
USC is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
USC is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
USC home to Minnesota, Saturday, December 8
New Mexico home to Valparaiso, Saturday, December 8