New Mexico Lobos vs. San Diego State Aztecs - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs (21-8) at New Mexico Lobos (16-13)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 9:30 pm (University Arena)
The Line: New Mexico Lobos -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The San Diego State Aztecs will travel to play the New Mexico Lobos in a Mountain West game on Tuesday.
The New Mexico Lobos are 16-13 (9-7) and are coming off of a loss to Fresno State by a score of 92-82. New Mexico has lost 3 games in a row and is currently 5th in the Mountain West standings. New Mexico is averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 73.6 points per game. New Mexico is also averaging 36.9 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game. Elijah Brown is averaging 21.8 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game for New Mexico. Tim Williams is averaging 17.4 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game for the Lobos. New Mexico is shooting 73.2% on free throws, 36.5% on three-pointers, and 47.2% on all field goal attempts.
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The San Diego State Aztecs are 21-8 (14-2) and are coming off of a loss to Boise State by a score of 66-63. San Diego State has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 1st in the Mountain West standings. San Diego State defeated New Mexico by a score of 78-71 in these two teams first meeting of the season. San Diego State is averaging 66.9 points per game while giving up 60.3 points per game. San Diego State is also averaging 39 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game. Jeremy Hemsley is averaging 13.5 points per game and 2.8 rebounds per game for San Diego State. Trey Kell is averaging 12.3 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for the Aztecs. San Diego State is shooting 68.6% on free throws, 30.6% on three-pointers, and 41.6% on all field goal attempts.
San Diego State is 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. San Diego State is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games. The under is 5-2 in San Diego State’s last 7 road games. New Mexico is 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games. New Mexico is 2-9 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games. The over is 7-2 in New Mexico’s last 9 games. The under is 9-1 in these two teams last 10 meetings. The favorite is 9-2 ATS in these two teams last 11 meetings.
The San Diego State Aztecs are the best team in the Mountain West conference, but will be on the road for this game. San Diego State is one of the best defensive teams in the country and they also have the rebounding advantage in this game. New Mexico scores more points per game than San Diego State and is the much better shooting team. I like San Diego State on the road.