New Mexico vs. San Diego State - 3/10/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs (21-10) at New Mexico Lobos (19-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
The Line: San Diego State Aztecs -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos and San Diego State Aztecs meet Saturday in the college basketball MWC Championship at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The New Mexico Lobos look for another victory after beating Utah State on Friday. The New Mexico Lobos are averaging 82.3 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 77.9 points on 48.5 percent shooting. Sam Logwood is averaging 13.2 points and 1.4 assists while Anthony Mathis is averaging 13.3 points and two rebounds. Antino Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Chris McNeal is dishing 2.8 assists. The New Mexico Lobos are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The New Mexico Lobos are allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game. The New Mexico Lobos have split their last four neutral site games.
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The San Diego State Aztecs look for another victory after beating Nevada on Friday. The San Diego State Aztecs are averaging 77.4 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 67.7 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Devin Watson is averaging 12.1 points and 3.8 assists while Malik Pope is averaging 12.8 points and 6.9 rebounds. Matt Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen McDaniels is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The San Diego State Aztecs are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The San Diego State Aztecs are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.7 rebounds per game. The San Diego State Aztecs have won four of their last five neutral site games.
The Aztecs are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 neutral site games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Mountain West and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Lobos are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 neutral site games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Mountain West and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 11-3 in the last 14 meetings.
The New Mexico Lobos have won the last three meetings against the San Diego State Aztecs and come into this game shooting 53.2 percent from the field and averaging over 90 points in their last five games. I always like getting free points with an offensive club that can fill it up. San Diego State is the more balanced team, but it's hard turning down a pair of buckets with a squad you know is going to control the pace and score a ton. Give me the Lobos.