New Mexico vs. Nevada - 12/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (8-4) at New Mexico Lobos (7-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm (The Pit)
The Line: New Mexico Lobos -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Root Sports
The Nevada Wolf Pack and New Mexico Lobos meet Wednesday night at the WisePies Arena.
The Nevada Wolf Pack look for a statement win after winning six of their last nine games. The Nevada Wolf Pack are averaging 74 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 72.8 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Marqueze Coleman is averaging 17 points and 3.8 assists while D.J. Fenner is averaging 13.3 points and 5.4 rebounds. Tyron Criswell is dishing 1.8 assists and Cameron Oliver is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Nevada Wolf Pack are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. Nevada is allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12 turnovers per game. The Nevada Wolf Pack have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The New Mexico Lobos need a nice win to snap a four-game losing streak. The New Mexico Lobos are averaging 76.7 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 73 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Elijah Brown is averaging 19.6 points and three assists while Tim Williams is averaging 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds. Cullen Neal is the third double-digit scorer and Obij Aget is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The New Mexico Lobos are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. New Mexico is allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.5 turnovers per game. The New Mexico Lobos have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Wolf Pack are 7-21 ATS in their last 28 games following a ATS loss and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Lobos are 44-17-2 ATS in their last 63 Wednesday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Wolf Pack are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
New Mexico has lost to a lot of respectable teams and plays its best ball at home. Meanwhile, Nevada has a lot of questionable losses and has beaten up on a subpar schedule. New Mexcio should win this game and cover the number.