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Oklahoma State Cowboys vs New Mexico Lobos Betting Matchup Report

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Dec 17, 10:30 PM | Chesapeake Energy Arena

New Mexico Lobos vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds


Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Oklahoma State Cowboys try to run the Lobos off the court at Chesapeake Energy Arena in college hoops action.

This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Supporters of the Lobos have watched them go 7-2 and 6-2 ATS on the year, while the Cowboys are at 6-3 and 4-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Cowboys are 4-3, while the Lobos have a 4-4 mark.

View New Mexico vs Oklahoma State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oklahoma State opened as 1-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cowboys - Lobos odds would favor the Cowboys if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Oklahoma State is rated No. 40 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New Mexico is at No. 65. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 78-73 win for the Lobos.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma State's No. 131-ranked offense, averaging 70.8 PPG, against a Lobos defense that ranks No. 24 at 57 PPG. The Cowboys field goal percentage has averaged 43.2% so far, less than the Lobos marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.

Defensively, New Mexico features the nation's No. 67-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.2 points per game. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 181 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for New Mexico, they were a 44-41 winner as they battled USC on the road. They covered in the match as a 2-point favorite. The Lobos grabbed a 44-41 win over the Trojans on Saturday, behind a 13-point effort from Drew Gordon at Galen Center.

Oklahoma State was a 74-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Pittsburgh. They covered the 7.5–point spread as underdogs. Oklahoma State suffered a 74-68 loss against Pittsburgh on Saturday, getting 20 points from Le'Bryan Nash in a losing effort at Madison Square Garden.

New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing USC are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Alabama are 1-0
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-1
After a loss are 5-5

A few Lobos at Cowboys trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
New Mexico home to Montana State, Tuesday, December 20
Oklahoma State at Alabama, Wednesday, December 21