San Diego State Aztecs host New Mexico Lobos in college basketball action
New Mexico Lobos vs San Diego State Aztecs Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the San Diego State Aztecs try to run the New Mexico Lobos off the court at Viejas Arena in college hoops action.
The Lobos will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 9-7-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Aztecs are 8-6 ATS. New Mexico is 6-10 on the totals; San Diego State is 7-4-2.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Aztecs as 3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 41-rated New Mexico taking on the No. 23-rated Aztecs in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-73 win for the Aztecs on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego State has the nation's No. 93-rated offensive output, at 71.2 PPG. The visiting Lobos defense ranks No. 67 allowing on average 61.6 PPG. The Aztecs FG% has averaged 44.2% so far, more than the Lobos marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, New Mexico owns the country's No. 54-rated mark, allowing 63.2 points per game on the highway. San Diego State, on the other hand, rates No. 116 in scoring at home.
New Mexico won its last outing, a 66-61 result against Colorado State on January 23. They earned a push in that game as a 5-point favorite. New Mexico got 23 points from Tony Snell en route to a 66-61 victory over Colorado State on Wednesday at The Pit.
San Diego State was a 78-57 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Nevada. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. The Aztecs blew out Nevada on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 78-57 win at Lawlor Events Center.
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Wyoming are 9-1
After playing Colorado State are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Air Force are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Lobos at Aztecs trends to consider:
New Mexico is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
New Mexico is 8-1-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against San Diego State
New Mexico is 14-5-1 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
New Mexico is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against San Diego State
San Diego State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
San Diego State is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego State's last 7 games when playing New Mexico
San Diego State is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing New Mexico
New Mexico at Wyoming, Wednesday, January 30
San Diego State at Air Force, Saturday, February 2