New Mexico vs. Wyoming - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (9-9) at New Mexico Lobos (10-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm (University Arena)
The Line: New Mexico Lobos -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos and the Wyoming Cowboys face off on Saturday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-7 this season and they are coming off of a loss to UNLV that ended a three game winning streak. New Mexico is averaging 77.2 points and they are shooting 46.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Elijah Brown leads the Lobos averaging 19.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Tim Williams is averaging 16 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, Cullen Neal is averaging 14.5 points, and Obij Aget is averaging 7.8 points and 6.5 rebounds. New Mexico is 3-1 in MWC play.
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The Wyoming Cowboys are 9-9 this season and are coming off of a loss at San Jose State that ended a two game winning streak. Wyoming is averaging 68.4 points and they are shooting 42.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.4 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Josh Adams leads the Cowboys averaging 23.1 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Jason McManamen is averaging 12.4 points, Justin James is averaging 7.4 points, and Alan Herndon is averaging 6.7 points. This looks to be a rebuilding year for Wyoming.
New Mexico is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight road games, 4-10 against the spread against the Mountain West, and 2-10 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Wyoming is 5-1-1 against the spread against the MWC, 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games, and 4-0-1 against the spread following a loss.
Wyoming just isn’t a solid team this season so a visit to The Pit isn’t going to be what the doctor ordered.