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New Mexico vs Air Force Basketball Picks 3-13-24

Air Force Falcons (9-21) vs. New Mexico Lobos (22-9)
March 13, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: New Mexico Lobos -13; Over/Under: +145
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In this article, we will formulate an Air Force vs New Mexico betting prediction for this college basketball showdown on Wednesday, March 13th at the Thomas & Mack Center. We will take a look at: 

– The Air Force Falcons recent form and recent player performance

– The New Mexico Lobos recent form and recent player performance

– A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between Air Force and New Mexico.

New Mexico Can’t Slip Up Here

New Mexico is trying to make the NCAA Tournament and a loss here would probably keep them out. In the last game against Utah State, New Mexico was competitive, but they ended up falling just short losing 87-85. It was a balanced attack with five different players that finished with at least 13 points. Donovan Dent had a strong game putting up 17 points, five assists, and three rebounds. New Mexico on the season is averaging 82.6 points while their defense is giving up 71.7 points per game. Jamal Marshburn has been the top player for New Mexico putting up 15.1 points per game. 

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Can Air Force Play Spoiler? 

Air Force is trying to extend their season but they are also trying to play the role of spoiler here. Air Force faced off against Colorado State in the last game and the offense scored 73 points, but the defense gave up 82 points and they ended up losing by nine points. Rytis Petraitis had a strong game putting up 27 points, eight rebounds, and four assists. Air Force on the season is averaging 66.5 points while their defense is giving up 72 points per game. Rytis Petraitis is averaging 15.2 points while shooting 47.4 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from behind the three point line. 

New Mexico vs Air Force Betting Prediction

Air Force is going to try to play the role of spoiler, but they aren’t going to do that here. New Mexico in the last game scored 85 points and overall this season they are averaging 82.6 points per game. New Mexico is going to have no issue running up the score here, and Air Force just doesn’t have the offense to keep up here. This is going to be a comfortable victory by New Mexico. Back New Mexico against the spread. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: New Mexico -13

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Shane Mickle

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