New Mexico Lobos vs Saint Louis Billikens Odds
Chaifetz Arena will host Saint Louis Billikens vs. New Mexico Lobos action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Billikens currently sports a 9-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-6 ATS. The Lobos are 13-1 and 6-6-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Billikens produce a 3-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Lobos have gone 5-6 against the number.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Billikens installed as 1-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Billikens - Lobos odds would favor the Lobos if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Saint Louis is rated No. 212 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New Mexico is at No. 60. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 74-72 win for the Billikens.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Saint Louis's No. 298-rated squad against New Mexico's No. 165-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Saint Louis rates No. 141 in the country with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 134 nationally with 6.5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, New Mexico owns the country's No. 38-rated mark, allowing 61.2 points per game on the highway. Saint Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 259 in scoring at home.
In their last action, New Mexico was a 55-54 winner on the road against Cincinnati. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. New Mexico got 16 points from Kendall Williams en route to a 55-54 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday at Fifth Third Arena.
Saint Louis was a 68-41 winner in their most recent outing at home against SIU Edwardsville. They covered the 23-point spread as favorites. The Billikens blew out SIU Edwardsville on Friday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 68-41 win at Chaifetz Arena.
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-3
Before playing UNLV are 5-5
After a win are 9-1
Saint Louis Billikens Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-6
Before playing Savannah State are 1-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Lobos at Billikens trends to consider:
New Mexico is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
New Mexico is 13-4-1 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
Saint Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Saint Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
New Mexico home to UNLV, Wednesday, January 9
Saint Louis home to Savannah State, Friday, January 4