New Mexico vs. Wyoming - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (22-8) at New Mexico Lobos (14-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm (The Pit)
The Line: New Mexico Lobos -2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos and the Wyoming Cowboys face off on Saturday at The Pit as they close out their Mountain West Conference college basketball schedules.
The New Mexico Lobos are 14-15 this season and they have lost their last eight games. New Mexico is averaging 62.3 points and they are shooting 43.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.3 points and their opponents are shooting 40.2 percent. Deshawn Delaney leads the Lobos averaging 12.1 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Hugh Greenwood is averaging 11.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, Devon Williams is averaging 6.6 points, and Obij Aget is averaging 6.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. New Mexico is 9-5 at home and 6-11 in the MWC.
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The Wyoming Cowboys are 22-8 this season and they have won three of their last five games. Wyoming is averaging 62.2 points and they are shooting 46.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 55.9 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Larry Nance Jr. leads the Cowboys averaging 15.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Josh Adams is averaging 12.8 points, Riley Grabau is averaging 8.8 points, and Derek Cooke Jr. is averaging 8.5 points and 5.8 rebounds. Wyoming is 5-6 on the road and 11-6 in the Mountain West.
New Mexico is 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, 0-7 against the spread following a loss, and 0-8 against the spread in their last eight games. Wyoming is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, and 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games against the Mountain West. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
The Pit can be a tough place to play but I have Wyoming rising to the occasion and getting it done.