Wichita State vs. New Mexico State - 12/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico State Aggies (7-6) at Wichita State Shockers (6-5)
College Basketball: Monday, December 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Charles Koch Arena)
The Line: Wichita State Shockers -12.5 -- Over/Under: 127.5 See the Latest Odds
The Wichita State Shockers and the New Mexico State Aggies face off on Monday in college basketball action.
The Wichita State Shockers are 6-5 this season and they have won four of their last five games. Wichita State is averaging 71 points per game and they are shooting 39.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Ron Baker leads the Shockers averaging 15.9 points per game. Fred VanVleet is averaging 11.6 points, Landry Shamet is averaging 8.7 points, and Anton Grady is averaging 8.0 points and 6.1 rebounds. Wichita State is improving as they get healthy and should get even better as Conner Frankamp shakes off the rust.
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The New Mexico State Aggies are 7-6 this season and they have lost four of their last six games. New Mexico State is averaging 72 points and they are shooting 46.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.5 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Pascal Siakam leads the Aggies averaging 23.6 points and 11.8 rebounds per game. Ian Baker is averaging 15.4 points, Johnathon Wilkins is averaging 5.9 points, and Jaylen Pennie is averaging 5.8 points. New Mexico State have scheduled up for the out of conference schedule.
Wichita State is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games, 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 games, and 1-5 against the spread following a win. New Mexico State is 11-3 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 13-6 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games.
Wichita State has yet to hit full speed and New Mexico State isn’t a patsy so I expect the Aggies to cover getting this generous number.