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Houston Baptist HuskiesNew Mexico Lobos
Jan 3, 9:00 PM | The Pit

Houston Baptist Huskies vs New Mexico Lobos Odds

5-8TEAM RECORD12-2

The Lobos hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Houston Baptist Huskies pay a visit to The Pit on the college basketball betting menu.

The Lobos are 12-2 so far on the season, and 10-3 ATS vs. the number. The Huskies, meanwhile, are 5-8 and 2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Mexico go 7-5-1 and the Huskies go 2-1 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Lobos) and the No. 249 (Huskies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 88-63 result in favor of the Lobos has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Huskies rank No. 160 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.6 per game. That compares with New Mexico’s No. 34 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Mexico is college basketball's No. 84-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Huskies rate No. 194 with 6.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Houston Baptist owns the country's No. 344-rated mark, allowing 90.5 points per game on the highway. New Mexico, on the other hand, rates No. 118 in scoring at home.

Houston Baptist lost its last outing, a 118-72 result against Duquesne on December 31. Houston Baptist was run off the court by the Dukes on Saturday as Duquesne routed them 118-72 at A.J. Palumbo Center.

Last time out for New Mexico, they were a 64-60 winner as they battled Saint Louis at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. New Mexico earned a 64-60 victory over Saint Louis on Saturday, getting 18 points from Drew Gordon at The Pit.

New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

A few Huskies at Lobos trends to consider:
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Mexico's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Houston Baptist home to Eastern Illinois, Saturday, January 7
New Mexico home to North Dakota, Saturday, January 7

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