New Mexico vs. New Mexico State - 12/3/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico State Aggies (3-4) at New Mexico Lobos (3-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:00 pm (The Pit)
The Line: New Mexico Lobos -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos and the New Mexico State Aggies face off on Wednesday in The Pit in a college basketball rivalry matchup.
The New Mexico Lobos are 3-3 this season losing their last two games and three of their last four. New Mexico is averaging 64.2 points and they are shooting 41.5 percent while defensively theya re allowing 61.8 points and their opponents shoot 40.2 percent. Cullen Neal is out with hurt ankle so UNM needs to replace his 17 points. Deshawn Delaney is averaging 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds, Hugh Greenwood is averaging 11 points, and Obij Aget is averaging 6.7 points and 6.5 rebounds. New Mexico has been struggling since Neal went down.
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The New Mexico State Aggies are 3-4 this season with all of their wins coming at home and all of their losses away from home. NMSU is averaging 75.4 points and they are shooting 46.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.9 points and their opponents are shooting 45.5 percent. Daniel Mullings is averaging 13.9 points and 7.1 rebounds to lead the Aggies. Remi Barry is averaging 13.9 points, Pascal Siakam is averaging 11.7 points and 7.3 rebounds, and D.K. Eldridge is averaging 11 points. New Mexico State gets the Lobos at home on December 20th.
New Mexico is 11-3-2 against the spread against the WAC, 5-1 against the spread following a loss, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games. New Mexico State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 13-6 against the spread in their last 19 road games, and 7-1 against the spread in their last eight non-conference games. The favorite is 9-2-2 against the spread in their last 13 non-conference games.
New Mexico just isn’t the same team without Neal to I give the edge to NMSU.