UTEP Miners vs. New Mexico Lobos - 11/19/19 College Basetball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos at UTEP Miners
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 9:00 PM (Don Haskins Center)
UNM -1 O/U 146
The Lobos are a team that has been able to play really well on the year, but now the Lobos are going to the road for the first time this year. The Lobos in their last game on the year picked up a win over McNeese by a score of 90-80. The biggest competition the Lobos have had on the year was Green Bay which the Lobos won by a score of 93-78.
This year the Lobos have managed to score at a clip of 93 points per game on 53.6% shooting. The Lobos have ended up giving up 74.8 points per game, but have pulled down 39.3 boards a game and managed to get 21 assist a game.
UTEP is heading into the game here as an unbeaten team as well with a 3-0 record. The Miners in their last game ended up beating their opponent, Eastern New Mexico, by a score of 71-57. Prior to that the Miners had beaten New Mexico State by a score of 65-50.
On the season the Miners have scored a total of 76.3 points a game while shooting 50.6% from the field. The Miners defense has allowed 59 points a game. When it comes to rebounding the Miners have ended up getting 40.3 boards a game with 13.7 assist a game.
The Miners are a team that has been able to play decent at times this year, but New Mexico State was not really a big challenge compared to what the Miners are going to face in this game here. Look for the Miners to have problems slowing down the Lobos offense and that makes it easier for the Lobos to pull off a win. Final Score Prediction, New Mexico Lobos win and cover 79-76.