New Mexico Lobos vs Wyoming Cowboys Betting Matchup Report
Wyoming Cowboys vs New Mexico Lobos Odds
New Mexico will look to improve on its 24-4 record on Saturday when they host Wyoming in NCAA basketball odds action at The Pit.
The Lobos currently sports a 24-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-10-3 ATS. The Cowboys are 18-10 and 12-12 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lobos produce a 10-15 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cowboys have gone 9-12 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with New Mexico in this one found them as 11.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 156-rated Wyoming taking on the No. 37-rated Lobos in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 68-66 win for the Lobos on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Mexico's No. 167 nationally ranked offense (67.7 points per game) against a Cowboys defense that sits as the No. 14 at 57.1 PPG. The Lobos have been averaging 41.7% from the field, less than the Cowboys have managed so far this season (42.6% on average).
Defensively, Wyoming features the nation's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.9 points per game. New Mexico, meanwhile, comes in at No. 161 nationally in scoring at home.
Wyoming lost its last outing, a 72-66 result against Air Force on February 26. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. Wyoming got 22 points from Nathan Sobey but lost anyway, 72-66, to Air Force on Tuesday at Clune Arena.
New Mexico was a 70-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against San Diego State. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. The Aztecs were burned for 25 points by Alex Kirk on Wednesday as the Lobos put another game in the win column, 70-60, at The Pit.
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado State are 4-6
After playing Air Force are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Nevada are 1-0
After playing San Diego State are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few Cowboys at Lobos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wyoming's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Mexico
Wyoming is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against New Mexico
Wyoming is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Wyoming is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against New Mexico
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Mexico's last 5 games when playing at home against Wyoming
New Mexico is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Wyoming
New Mexico is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Wyoming home to Colorado State, Wednesday, March 6
New Mexico at Nevada, Wednesday, March 6