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Diamond Head Classic - BYU Cougars Battle vs New Mexico Lobos Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The BYU Cougars will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the New Mexico Lobos at Stan Sheriff Center on Wednesday in NCAA hoops betting.

New Mexico Lobos vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars sit at 7-4 (3-4-2 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the New Mexico Lobos are currently 7-4 (6-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? BYU is 6-3 OU, and New Mexico is 6-3 OU.

This game puts the BYU Cougars, most recently No. 105 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the New Mexico Lobos, who rate No. 120 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features BYU's No. 34-ranked scoring average of 82.55 PPG, against a New Mexico Lobos defense rated No. 137 and allowing 70.09 PPG. The BYU Cougars FG% has averaged 47.14% to date this season, less than the New Mexico Lobos shooters have managed so far (47.48% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Elijah Brown chucked in a team-high 33 points for New Mexico on Tuesday, but they still came up short in losing 83-78 at Stan Sheriff Center.

The Cougars got a 23-point effort from Kyle Davis, who added 23 rebounds, but Harvard still managed to defeat BYU 85-82 Tuesday at Stan Sheriff Center.

Next Betting Matchups

New Mexico home to Nevada, Wednesday, December 30th
BYU at St. Mary's, Thursday, December 31st

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