Fresno State vs. New Mexico - 1/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (8-10) at Fresno State Bulldogs (12-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Save Mart Center)
The Line: Fresno State Bulldogs -8.5 -- Over/Under: 147 See the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos go on the road in search of a win at the Fresno State Bulldogs in a MWC college basketball matchup.
The New Mexico Lobos haven’t gotten a lot of notoriety heading in to 2017-18 so it will be interesting to watch team going forward. New Mexico has won consecutive contests following a 76-66 victory over the Wyoming Cowboys as a 2.5 point home favorite. The Lobos were outshot 49.1%-46% but held a 19-10 advantage at the line an hit 10-24 from distance.
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The balanced New Mexico attack saw Antino Jackson pump in 20 points with four assists and four steals on 7-12 from the floor including 4-7 on threes. Makuach Maluach and Joe Furstinger netted 17 points apiece and combined for 15 rebounds while Anthony Mathis tossed in 16 points with five pulls.
The Fresno State Bulldogs appear to be capable of beating any team in the Mountain West. Fresno State lost a big test against the visiting Boise State Broncos in a 70-64 defeat on Tuesday as a 3.5 point home favorite. The Bulldogs was doomed by a 21 point first half with a 25-18 deficit at the line and 38.2% shooting unable to match the Broncos 43.8% shooting.
Deshon Taylor was top scorer for Fresno State with 15 points with four yanks on 2-13 and 9-10 at the line while Jaron Hopkins added eleven points, six rebounds and five assists. Jahmel Taylor netted ten points followed by Terrell Carter II and Bryson Williams chipped in with nine points apiece.
Under is 10-2 in New Mexico last 12 Saturday games and under is 9-2 in New Mexico last 11 road games and New Mexico are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games. Under is 10-3 in Fresno State last 13 vs. Mountain West.
Sometimes when I look at a spread on a game the number screams to take a certain team and in this case it’s screaming New Mexico…