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New Mexico Lobos vs UNLV Rebels College Basketball Betting Preview

The UNLV Rebels will look to improve on a 9-7 record on Tuesday when they host the New Mexico Lobos in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Thomas & Mack Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The UNLV Rebels were listed as -5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

New Mexico Lobos vs UNLV Rebels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UNLV Rebels sport a record of 9-7 and 7-8 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the New Mexico Lobos have 10-6 and 9-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-11 for the UNLV Rebels and 8-6 for the New Mexico Lobos.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 73-rated UNLV Rebels and the No. 178-ranked New Mexico Lobos, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UNLV has the nation's No. 121-rated offensive output, at 75.31 PPG. The visiting New Mexico Lobos defense ranks No. 160 allowing on average 71.62 PPG. The Rebels FG% has averaged 44.94% so far, less than the UNLV Lobos marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.39% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lobos got 21 points from Tim Williams as New Mexico ran past Utah State 77-59 on Saturday at University Arena.

The Rebels endured a 59-57 loss at the hands of the Cowboys on Saturday, despite a 10-point effort from Ike Nwamu at Arena-Auditorium.

Betting Trends
  • New Mexico is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • New Mexico is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing UNLV
  • New Mexico is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing UNLV
  • New Mexico is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against UNLV
  • UNLV is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • UNLV is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of UNLV's last 14 games
  • UNLV is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Mexico home to Wyoming, Saturday, January 16th
UNLV at Air Force, Saturday, January 16th