Boise State Broncos vs. New Mexico Lobos - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (12-8) at Boise State Broncos (15-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Taco Bell Arena)
The Line: Boise State Broncos -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boise State Broncos will host the New Mexico Lobos this Saturday.
The Boise State Broncos come into this game with a 15-6 record and are currently 1st in the Mountain West Conference. The Broncos have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 87-77 loss to UNLV. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Broncos has been James Webb who is averaging 16.3 points per game and 9.3 rebounds. Antony Drmic is second on the team with 12.5 points per game and 3.9 rebounds.
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The New Mexico Lobos come into this game with a 12-8 record and are currently 3rd in the Mountain West Conference. The Lobos have wont their past 2 games over Air Force and San Jose State. Through 20 game this season the leading scorer for the Lobos has been Elijah Brown who is averaging 19.8 points per game and 5.7 rebounds. Tim Williams is second on the team with a 16.4 points per game and 7.7 rebounds.
The New Mexico Lobos are 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Lobos are 3-9 against in their last 12 road games. Boise state is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a straight up loss. The Broncos are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a road winning percentage of less than .400.
New Mexico and Boise State have both been playing well as of late. Boise State is the better team here and it should show on the court. I expect this to be a close game early but the Broncos pulling away late in the game.