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Aggies visit New Mexico State Aggies in college basketball clash

Utah State AggiesNew Mexico State Aggies
Jan 12, 9:00 PM | Pan American Center

Utah State Aggies vs New Mexico State Aggies Odds


The New Mexico State Aggies will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Utah State Aggies at Pan American Center on Thursday in NCAAB play.

The Aggies sit at 11-5 (6-5 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Aggies are currently 9-7 (7-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? New Mexico State is 8-3 OU, and Utah State is 8-4 OU.

View Utah State vs New Mexico State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Aggies sit at No. 92 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Aggies sit at No. 123 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Aggies will win this game 78-75.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Aggies rank No. 258 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.1 per game. That compares with New Mexico State’s No. 15 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New Mexico State is college basketball's No. 296-ranked team at 4.8 per game, while the Aggies rate No. 255 with 5.2 per game.

Defensively, Utah State features the nation's No. 119-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.8 points per game. New Mexico State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 34 nationally in scoring at home.

Utah State lost its last outing, a 78-71 result against Nevada on January 7. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite. Brockeith Pane scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Aggies to a win (they lost 78-71 to Nevada at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Saturday).

New Mexico State was an 83-73 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Louisiana Tech. They covered the 5.5–point spread as favorites. New Mexico State got 25 points and 14 rebounds from Wendell McKines en route to an 83-73 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday at Thomas Center.

Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 10-0
Before playing Louisiana Tech are 8-2
After playing Nevada are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

New Mexico State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Idaho are 6-4
After playing Louisiana Tech are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Aggies at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah State's last 7 games when playing on the road against New Mexico State
Utah State is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against New Mexico State
Utah State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Mexico State's last 5 games when playing Utah State
New Mexico State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
New Mexico State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
New Mexico State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Utah State

Next up:
Utah State at Louisiana Tech, Saturday, January 14
New Mexico State home to Idaho, Saturday, January 14