New Mexico Lobos (4-2) vs. Towson Tigers (3-3)
November 26, 2021 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: Towson Tigers +2.5 / New Mexico Lobos -2.5; Over/Under: -144.5
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The Towson Tigers and the New Mexico Lobos meet in college basketball action from the Orleans Arena on Friday night.
The Towson Tigers come into this game on the heels of a 71-61 loss at the hands of San Francisco last time out. Heading into Thursday’s matchup with San Francisco, Cameron Holden leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding with 17.6 PPG and 11.6 RPG to average a double-double per game while Terry Nolan Jr. has 12.8 PPG and 3.2 APG this season. Nicolas Timberlake has 10.4 PPG with 4 RPG to cap off the trio of double-digit scorers for Towson so far this season while Juwan Gray and Jason Gibson each have 9 PPG as well. As a team, Towson is averaging 72.2 PPG on 41.3% shooting from the field, 27.8% from three and 68.5% from the foul line while allowing 62.6 PPG on 40.2% shooting from the field and 28.2% from three this season.
The New Mexico Lobos will try to bounce back from an 86-73 loss to UAB in their last game. Jaelen House leads the Lobos in scoring with 19.5 PPG along with 4.5 APG and 3.2 SPG while Jamal Mashburn Jr. has 18.4 PPg and Gethro Muscadin has 12.6 PPg with a team-high 6 RPG this season. KJ Jenkins has 10.6 PPG and Javonte Johnson’s got 10.2 PPG with 5.6 RPG to make up the group of double-digit scorers for New Mexico so far this season. As a team, New Mexico is averaging 83.8 PPG on 49% shooting from the field, 40.3% from three and 74% from the foul line while allowing 77.8 PPG on 44.6% shooting from the field and 36.5% from three this season.
The first thing you may not think of when you see Towson is the over, but the Tigers have actually been performing pretty well on that end lately and teh Lobos give up points in bunches. But don’t get it twisted, New Mexico will score their fair share as well and push this one well over the number. .