OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

New Mexico Lobos vs UNLV Rebels Betting Matchup Report

UNLV RebelsNew Mexico Lobos
Feb 18, 1:00 PM | The Pit

UNLV Rebels vs New Mexico Lobos Odds


The Lobos will try to cover the spread at The Pit on Saturday when they get a visit from the UNLV Rebels in college basketball action.

The Rebels will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 11-13 ATS against the number this season, while the Lobos are 17-5 ATS. UNLV is 12-12 on the totals; New Mexico is 11-10-1.

View UNLV vs New Mexico Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rebels are listed as 5.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Lobos and the No. 14-ranked Rebels, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 86-83 result in favor of the Lobos.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Mexico's No. 58 nationally ranked offense (73.6 points per game) against a Rebels defense that sits as the No. 177 at 67 PPG. The Lobos have been averaging 46.7% from the field, less than the Rebels have managed so far this season (47.4% on average).

Defensively, UNLV features the nation's No. 229-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.2 points per game. New Mexico, meanwhile, comes in at No. 77 nationally in scoring at home.

UNLV lost its last outing, a 102-97 result against TCU on February 14. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. The Rebels endured a 102-97 loss at the hands of the Horned Frogs on Tuesday, despite a 22-point effort from Mike Moser at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

In their last action, New Mexico was a 77-67 winner on the road against San Diego State. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. The Lobos grabbed a 77-67 win over the Aztecs on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from Kendall Williams at Viejas Arena.

UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Boise State are 2-1
After playing TCU are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado State are 7-3
After playing San Diego State are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

A few Rebels at Lobos trends to consider:
UNLV is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against New Mexico
UNLV is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
New Mexico is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
New Mexico is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Mexico's last 5 games when playing UNLV
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Mexico's last 7 games

Next up:
UNLV home to Boise State, Wednesday, February 22
New Mexico at Colorado State, Tuesday, February 21