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UNLV vs. New Mexico - 1/22/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New Mexico at UNLV
Date & Time Tuesday January 22, 2019, 10:00 PM (EST)
Thomas & Mack Center
Las Vegas, NV
The Line
UNLV -6 / over-under: 158.5
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MWC foes the New Mexico Lobos and the UNLV Rebels collide on Tuesday.

The New Mexico Lobos are looking for back to back wins after an 83-53 rout of Wyoming on Saturday as a 12 point home favorite.

New Mexico jumped to a 42-25 lead at the intermission and never took their foot off the gas pedal behind 48.3% marksmanship.

The Lobos had too many options with Carlton Bragg leading with 16 points and five pulls followed by Keith McGee with 14 points.

Vance Jackson gave New Mexico 13 points, ten rebounds and five helpers while Anthony Mathis and Makuach Maluach netted 12 and eleven points with Dane Kuiper chipping in ten points.

The UNLV Rebels upped their conference record to 4-1 with a 94-56 rout of San Jose State on Saturday as a 15 point home favorite.

UNLV took a 21 point lead at the halfway point and continued to pour it on over the final 20 minutes behind 52.3% shooting including a 15-31 performance from long range.

Joel Ntambe led the Rebels big offense with 16 points and four pulls with Noah Robotham adding 13 points, four yanks and eight assists. 

UNLV received 12 points apiece from Kris Clyburn and Bryce Hamilton while Amauri Hardy tossed in nine points and handed out five assists.

Over is 12-3 in New Mexico last 15 road games and over is 6-2 in New Mexico last 8 Tuesday games and under is 8-3 in New Mexico last 11 overall. UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall and UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 13-39-4 ATS in their last 56 vs. Mountain West. Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in UNLV and over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.

New Mexico has looked good and really bad at times so this is based on the good Lobos showing up…

New Mexico +6

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