CS Bakersfield vs. New Mexico State - 3/13/15 WAC Semifinal Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico State at CS Bakersfield Roadrunners (13-18)
College Basketball: Friday, March 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Orleans Arena)
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The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners and New Mexico State Aggies play Friday in the WAC semifinal.
The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners look to stay hot after winning five of their last eight. On the season, CSU Bakersfield is averaging 64 points on 42.1 percent shooting and is allowing 61.6 points on 41 percent shooting. Aly Ahmed is averaging 13.8 points and 7.2 rebounds while Kevin Mays is averaging 9.5 points and eight rebounds. Javonte Maynor is shooting 35.3 percent and Jaylin Airington is dishing 1.8 assists. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners have four players averaging at least 7.8 points, and they’re shooting 72.2 percent from the line and 33.6 percent from deep. Defensively, CSU Bakersfield is allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 62 or less points in four of its last six games.
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The New Mexico State Aggies haven’t lost a game since January 17th. On the season, New Mexico State is averaging 68.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting and is allowing 59.5 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 13.2 points and 7.7 rebounds while Remi Barry is averaging 13.2 points and 4.9 rebounds. Ian Baker is dishing 2.7 assists and DK Eldridge is shooting 38.2 percent. The New Mexico State Aggies have four players averaging at least 9.5 points, and they’re shooting 69 percent from the line and 36.3 percent from deep. Defensively, New Mexico State is allowing 29.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 58 or less points in six straight games.
The Roadrunners are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Aggies are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
CSU Bakersfield is playing some of its better ball of the season, so while New mexico State is by far the better team, I'll take my chances with the points.