New Mexico San Diego State Betting Preview
|San Diego State Aztecs||New Mexico Lobos|
|23-2||February 22, 2014, 10:05 | The Pit||20-5|
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the New Mexico Lobos try to run the San Diego State Aztecs off the court at The Pit in college hoops action.
The Lobos currently sports a 20-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 11-10 ATS. The Aztecs are 23-2 and 13-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lobos produce a 10-10-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Aztecs have gone 4-18 against the number.
View San Diego State Aztecs vs New Mexico Lobos Odds and Stats.
New Mexico opened as -3.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Lobos rated this week at No. 66 and the Aztecs sitting at No. 31.
San Diego State was a 60-45 winner in their most recent outing at home against Utah State. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites. Matt Shrigley scored 15 points leading the Aztecs to a 60-45 victory over Utah State at Viejas Arena on Tuesday.
In their last action, New Mexico was a 68-56 winner on the road against UNLV. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. The Rebels were burned for 29 points by Kendall Williams on Wednesday as the Lobos put another game in the win column, 68-56, at Thomas & Mack Center.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Aztecs is ranked No. 20 in NCAA hoops at 39 per game. Contrast that with New Mexico’s No. 29 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, New Mexico is the No. 139-ranked team in the country at 5.96 per game, while San Diego State rates No. 201 at 5.2 per game.
A few Aztecs at Lobos trends to consider:
San Diego State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
San Diego State is 22-1 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego State's last 6 games
San Diego State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
New Mexico is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
New Mexico is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico's last 5 games
New Mexico is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
San Diego State home to San Jose State, Tuesday, February 25th
New Mexico at Utah State, Tuesday, February 25th