Nevada Wolf Pack vs. New Mexico Lobos - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (16-13) at Nevada Wolf Pack (18-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack will host the New Mexico Lobos this Saturday.
The Nevada Wolf Pack come into this game with a 18-11 record and are currently 4th in the Mountain West Conference. The Wolf Pack have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 76-57 loss to Boise State. Through 29 games this season the leading scorer for the Wolf Pack has been MArqueze Coleman who is averaging 17.0 points per game and 4.6 rebounds. D.J Fenner is second on the team with 13.3 points per game and 4.7 rebounds.
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The New Mexico Lobos come into this game with a 16-14 record and are currently 5th in the Mountain West Conference. The Lobos have lost their past 4 games with their most recent game being a 83-56 loss to San Diego State. Through 30 games this season the leading scorer for the Lobos has been Elijah Brown who is averaging 21.7 points per game and 5.4 rebounds. Tim Williams is second on the team with 17.2 points per game and 7.6 rebounds.
New Mexico is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a straight up loss of more than 20 points. The Lobos are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. Nevada is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. The Wolf Pack are 6-0 against the spread in their last 6 home games.
The Nevada Wolf Pack have been playing well lately winning 2 out of their last 3 games. The New Mexico Lobos have been struggling losing their past 4 games. I think Nevada has been playing better and will get the win here at home.