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New Mexico Lobos Favored by -6.5 Point Spread Against the Utah State Aggies on Saturday

The New Mexico Lobos hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Utah State Aggies pay a visit to University Arena on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Utah State Aggies opened as 6.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Utah State Aggies vs New Mexico Lobos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 9-6 and 8-5 ATS New Mexico Lobos will face the 9-5 Utah State Aggies, who own a 4-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the New Mexico Lobos are 8-5 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Utah State Aggies are 6-5.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 199-ranked New Mexico Lobos and the No. 149-rated Utah State Aggies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Utah State is ranked No. 180 in NCAA basketball at 36.29 per game. Contrast that with New Mexico's No. 179 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, New Mexico is the No. 192-ranked team in the country at 6.13 per game, while Utah State rates No. 94 at 7.57 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Utah State got 18 points from Jalen Moore but lost anyway, 76-61, to Boise State on Tuesday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Cullen Neal scored 26 points leading the Lobos to a 77-62 victory over Fresno State at Save Mart Center on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Utah State is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Utah State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah State's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Utah State's last 10 games on the road
  • New Mexico is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • New Mexico is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Mexico's last 7 games
  • New Mexico is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Utah State home to Air Force, Tuesday, January 12th
New Mexico at UNLV, Tuesday, January 12th