UNLV vs. New Mexico - 1/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (12-6) at UNLV Rebels (10-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 11:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
The Line: UNLV Rebels -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The New Mexico Lobos and UNLV Rebels play Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The New Mexico Lobos have won four of their last six games and play their sixth true road game. On the season, New Mexico is averaging 63.5 points on 44.2 percent shooting and is allowing 58.3 points on 38.5 percent shooting. Deshawn Delaney is averaging 12.8 points and 5.8 rebounds while Hugh Greenwood is averaging 10.7 points and 3.7 assists. Obij Aget is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and Jordan Goodman is shooting 40.2 percent from the field. The New Mexico Lobos are a defensive team that’s allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and has allowed no more than 69 points this season. Offensively, New Mexico is shooting 65.6 percent from the line and 29.5 percent from beyond the arc. New Mexico is 3-2 SU on the road.
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The UNLV Rebels have lost five of their last six games and look for their second MWC victory. On the season, UNLV is averaging 64.7 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 63.9 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Rashad Vaughn is averaging 17.5 points and 4.8 rebounds while Christian Wood is averaging 14.1 points and 9.6 rebounds. Cody Doolin is dishing 4.4 assists and Patrick McCaw is shooting 39.7 percent from the field. The UNLV Rebels are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in six of their last nine games. Offensively, UNLV is shooting 64.8 percent from the line and 35.7 percent from beyond the arc. UNLV is 7-1 SU on its home court this season.
The Lobos are 36-17-1 ATS in their last 54 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Runnin' Rebels are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. The Lobos are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in UNLV and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The UNLV Rebels at home is a solid bet considering they've won seven of their eight games on their home court. New Mexico just isn't the same team on the road.