New Mexico State Aggies vs Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on UTSA Convocation Center Saturday as host Texas-San Antonio looks to handle the New Mexico State Aggies in NCAA hoops action.
The Aggies will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 10-5-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Roadrunners are 6-7-1 ATS. New Mexico State is 5-10-1 against the total, while Texas-San Antonio is 9-2-1 versus the number.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Texas-San Antonio sat as 7.5-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook GTbets.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 335-rated Roadrunners and the No. 57-ranked Aggies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-60 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas-San Antonio's No. 212 nationally ranked offense (65.9 points per game) against a Aggies defense that sits as the No. 80 at 62.1 PPG. The Roadrunners have been averaging 41.1% from the field, less than the Aggies have managed so far this season (45.4% on average).
Defensively, New Mexico State features the nation's No. 203-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.9 points per game. Texas-San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 261 nationally in scoring at home.
New Mexico State won its last outing, an 86-72 result against Texas State on January 31. They covered in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Bandja Sy scored 24 points and helped out with 13 rebounds for New Mexico State on Thursday, leading the Aggies to an 86-72 victory over Texas State at Strahan Coliseum.
Last time out for Texas-San Antonio, they were a 71-57 loser as they battled Denver at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point underdog. Texas-San Antonio suffered a 71-57 loss against Denver on Thursday, getting 19 points from Kannon Burrage in a losing effort at UTSA Convocation Center.
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Louisiana Tech are 0-3
After playing Denver are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8
A few Aggies at Roadrunners trends to consider:
New Mexico State is 3-7-1 SU in its last 11 games ,on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas-San Antonio's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas-San Antonio's last 10 games
Texas-San Antonio is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Texas-San Antonio is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
New Mexico State home to Idaho, Thursday, February 7
Texas-San Antonio at Louisiana Tech, Thursday, February 7