New Mexico State Aggies vs. Wyoming Cowboys - 12/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (5-4) at New Mexico State Aggies (5-3)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Pan American Center)
The Line: New Mexico State Aggies -7.5 -- Over/Under: 126.5 See the Latest Odds
The Wyoming Cowboys will travel to play the New Mexico State Aggies in a non-conference game on Sunday.
The New Mexico State Aggies are 5-3 and are coming off of a loss to Long Beach State by a score of 67-53. New Mexico State only trailed by 4 point at halftime, but was outscored by 10 points in the second half. Pascal Siakam had 14 points and 11 rebounds for New Mexico State. Ian Baker added 10 points and 3 rebounds for the Aggies. New Mexico State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 43-36 and had 11 assists in their defeat. New Mexico State is averaging 74.6 points per game while giving up 65.5 points per game. New Mexico State is also averaging 45.6 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game. Pascal Siakam is averaging 24.6 points per game and 13 rebounds per game for NMSU. Ian Baker is averaging 14.6 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game for the Aggies. New Mexico State is shooting 67.1% on free throws, 32.4% on three-pointers, and 46.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Wyoming Cowboys are 5-4 and are coming off of a loss to Southern by a score of 68-58. Wyoming gave up 41-second half points and was outscored by 9 points in the second half to secure the loss. Josh Adams led Wyoming with 25 points and 5 assists. Justin James added 7 points and 3 assists for the Cowboys. Wyoming was out rebounded by a total of 45-25 and had 10 assists in their defeat. Wyoming is averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 68 points per game. Wyoming is also averaging 31.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game. Josh Adams is averaging 23.1 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for Wyoming. Jason McManamen is averaging 11.1 points per game for the Cowboys. Wyoming is shooting 74.5% on free throws, 37.2% on three-pointers, and 46.9% on all field goal attempts. Josh Adams and Justin James were injured last game, and both are questionable for this game.
Wyoming is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against the WAC. Wyoming is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. The over is 4-0 in Wyoming’s last 4 Sunday games. New Mexico State is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. New Mexico State is 10-1 ATS in their last 11 games following an ATS loss. The under is 4-1 in New Mexico State’s last 5 games overall.
New Mexico State has a big rebounding advantage in this game. If Adams and James are out for Wyoming, they will be in for a long night. I think Wyoming will keep it close, even though they are the road team.