New Mexico State Aggies vs New Mexico Lobos Preview
New Mexico Lobos vs New Mexico State Aggies Odds
The New Mexico State Aggies will be trying to slam the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Pan American Center in college betting action.
The Aggies are 5-5 so far on the season, and 4-1-2 ATS vs. the number. The Lobos, meanwhile, are 11-0 and 5-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Mexico State go 0-5 and the Lobos go 4-4 on the totals.
The Aggies were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Aggies, most recently No. 38 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Lobos, who rate No. 47 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-70 victory for the Lobos.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and New Mexico State has the nation's No. 226-rated offensive output, at 65.9 PPG. The visiting Lobos defense ranks No. 100 allowing on average 62.2 PPG. The Aggies FG% has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Lobos marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, New Mexico owns the country's No. 72-rated mark, allowing 64 points per game on the highway. New Mexico State, on the other hand, rates No. 242 in scoring at home.
Last time out for New Mexico, they were a 73-58 winner as they battled New Mexico State at home. They covered in the match as a 10.5-point favorite. Kendall Williams scored 15 points leading the Lobos to a 73-58 victory over New Mexico State at The Pit on Saturday.
In their last action, New Mexico State was a 73-58 loser on the road against New Mexico. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Daniel Mullings scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Aggies to a win (they lost 73-58 to New Mexico at The Pit on Saturday).
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing New Mexico State are 9-1
After a win are 10-0
New Mexico State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing New Mexico are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
A few Lobos at Aggies trends to consider:
New Mexico is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
New Mexico is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New Mexico State
New Mexico State is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
New Mexico State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico State's last 6 games when playing New Mexico
New Mexico State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing New Mexico
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New Mexico State home to Missouri State, Saturday, December 22