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New Mexico vs Fresno State Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/28/23

Fresno State Bulldogs (10-18) vs. New Mexico Lobos (20-9)
February 28, 2023 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: New Mexico Lobos -8.5 / Fresno State Bulldogs +8.5; Over/Under: +141.5
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The Fresno State Bulldogs and the New Mexico Lobos meet in college basketball action from the Pit on Tuesday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.


New Mexico is listed as an 8.5-point home favorite with a total for this game set at 141.5 points.


For Fresno State, Isaih Moore is out for the season with a hip injury while New Mexico has Sebastian Forsling listed as out indefinitely with an elbow injury.

Matchup History

Fresno State’s 71-67 win over New Mexico back on January 3rd, 2023, made it seven straight wins for the Bulldogs in this head-to-head matchup.


Fresno State is 9-2-1 ATS in their last 12 Tuesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 road games. New Mexico is 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall while the over is 7-2-1 in their last 10 games overall.


I’m backing New Mexico here. Current bracketology reports have New Mexico on the outside looking in, so a sluggish performance here would almost be a death nail in their proverbial coffin. Fresno State has surprised in spots, but with New Mexico desperate here along with the fact that it’s senior night for the Lobos, I just think this is setting up to be a tough spot for the Bulldogs. I’ll side with New Mexico at home laying the points.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: New Mexico -8.5

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