Wyoming vs. New Mexico - 1/24/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (13-6) at Wyoming Cowboys (16-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Arena-Auditorium)
The Line: Wyoming Cowboys -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos and Wyoming Cowboys play Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium.
The New Mexico Lobos have won five of their last seven games and play their seventh true road game. On the season, New Mexico is averaging 63.9 points on 44.5 percent shooting and is allowing 58.9 points on 38.9 percent shooting. Deshawn Delaney is averaging 12.6 points and 5.8 rebounds while Hugh Greenwood is averaging 11.3 points and 3.3 assists. Obij Aget is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Jordan Goodman is shooting 40.6 percent from the field. The New Mexico Lobos rely on a defense that’s allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up no more than 69 points this season. Offensively, New Mexico is shooting 65.9 percent from the line and 30.1 percent from beyond the arc. New Mexico is 4-2 SU on the road.
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The Wyoming Cowboys have won eight of their last nine games and look for their sixth MWC win. On the season, Wyoming is averaging 63.8 points on 49.6 percent shooting and is allowing 53.3 points on 39.3 percent shooting. Larry Nance Jr. is 16.2 points and seven rebounds while Josh Adams is averaging 11.3 points and 3.8 assists. Charles Hankerson Jr. is dishing 3.1 assists and Derek Cooke Jr. is grabbing five rebounds. The Wyoming Cowboys have five players averaging at least 7.9 points, and they’re shooting 71.5 percent from the line and 32.1 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Wyoming is allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in five straight games. Wyoming is 12-1 SU on its home court.
The Lobos are 37-17-1 ATS in their last 55 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Cowboys are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a S.U. win. The Lobos are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Wyoming.
The Lobos have been solid all year on the road and just picked up a big road win against UNLV. New Mexico seems to thrive on pulling off the upsets. I'm taking a chance here with the points.