Air Force Falcons vs. New Mexico Lobos - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (16-10) at Air Force Falcons (13-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Clune Arena)
The Line: Air Force Falcons +6.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 See the Latest Odds
The Air Force Falcons will host the New Mexico Lobos this Saturday.
The Air Force Falcons will come into this game with a 13-14 record and are currently 10th in the Mountain West Conference. The Falcons have been struggling lately dropping 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 79-74 win against UNLV. Through 27 games this season the leading scorer for the Falcons has been Hayden Graham who is averaging 13.9 points per game and 6.2 rebounds. Trevor Lyons is second on the team with 12.7 points per game and 3.5 rebounds.
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The New Mexico Lobos come into this game with a 16-10 record and are currently 2nd in the Mountain West Conference. The Lobos have won their past 2 games with their most recent game being a 80-78 win over Boise State. Through 26 games this season the leading scorer for the Lobos has been Elijah Brown who is averaging 20.9 points per game and 5.3 rebounds. Tim Williams is second on the team with 17.4 points per game and 7.6 rebounds.
The New Mexico Lobos are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 Saturday games. The Lobos are 5-2-1 against the spread in their last 8 games vs. Mountain West opponents. Air Force is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Falcons are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall.
The New Mexico Lobos have been one of the better teams in the Mountain West Conference. Air Force has struggled as of late and will have a tough test hosting the Lobos. I think New Mexico covers this game on the road.