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UC Irvine Anteaters vs New Mexico State Aggies Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

The UC Irvine Anteaters will hit the floor running against the away New Mexico State Aggies Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The UC Irvine Anteaters betting line opened as 5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

New Mexico State Aggies vs UC Irvine Anteaters Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UC Irvine Anteaters sit at 5-10 (4-8 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the New Mexico State Aggies are currently 11-3 (5-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? UC Irvine is 6-6 OU, and New Mexico State is 1-5 OU.

The UC Irvine Anteaters sit at No. 235 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New Mexico State Aggies sit at No. 50 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and New Mexico State is ranked No. 56 in NCAA basketball at 39.14 per game. Contrast that with UC Irvine's No. 15 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UC Irvine is the No. 188-ranked team in the country at 6.93 per game, while New Mexico State rates No. 184 at 7 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Mexico State got 28 points from Zach Lofton on the way to a 77-72 loss against USC on Monday at Stan Sheriff Center.

The Anteaters got 20 points from Evan Leonard as UC Irvine ran past Idaho 67-59 on Thursday at CenturyLink Arena.

Betting Trends
  • New Mexico State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • New Mexico State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • New Mexico State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing UC Irvine
  • UC Irvine is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • UC Irvine is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • UC Irvine is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing New Mexico State

Next Betting Matchups

New Mexico State at Chicago State, Saturday, January 6th
UC Irvine at UC Davis, Thursday, January 4th