New Mexico State favored by 3 against Niagara on Sunday
New Mexico State Aggies vs Niagara Purple Eagles Odds
Gallagher Center will host Niagara Purple Eagles vs. New Mexico State Aggies action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Purple Eagles currently sports a 1-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-1 ATS. The Aggies are 1-2 and 0-0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Purple Eagles produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Aggies have gone 0-1 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Niagara Purple Eagles as 3-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 270-rated Purple Eagles and the No. 31-ranked Aggies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 74-67 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Niagara's No. 113-rated squad against New Mexico State's No. 108-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Niagara rates No. 3 in the country with 11.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 311 nationally with 3.7 per match.
Defensively, New Mexico State features the nation's No. 202-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Niagara, meanwhile, comes in at No. 120 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for New Mexico State, they were a 62-49 loser as they battled Bucknell at home. New Mexico State suffered a 62-49 loss against Bucknell on Saturday, getting 22 points from Daniel Mullings in a losing effort at Gallagher Center.
In their last action, Niagara was an 88-71 loser at home against Bucknell. Niagara got 14 points from Antoine Mason but lost anyway, 88-71, to Bucknell on Friday at Gallagher Center.
New Mexico State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Northern New Mexico are 1-0
After a loss are 7-3
Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing St. Bonaventure are 5-5
After playing Bucknell are 3-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Aggies at Purple Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico State's last 6 games on the road
New Mexico State is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
New Mexico State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Niagara is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Niagara is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
New Mexico State home to Northern New Mexico, Wednesday, November 21
Niagara home to St. Bonaventure, Saturday, November 24