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Wyoming vs New Mexico Pick & Preview: Tuesday, February 14th Betting Odds
Cowboys vs Lobos Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Wyoming Cowboys at New Mexico Lobos
- Where: Albuquerque at The Pit
- Date: Tuesday, February 14th
- Betting Odds: Wyoming +10.5, WYOM +421 | NMX -593 O/U 148.5
The Wyoming Cowboys head into today’s game in what will be their 25th game of the season, posting a record of 7-17. So far, the Cowboys have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 0-8. For the season, Wyoming has been the underdog in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 1-14. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Cowboys being +10.5 point underdogs.
Wyoming’s leading scorer this season is Hunter Maldonado, who is averaging 14.14 points per contest. So far, Maldonado has accounted for 18.59% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.23 rebounds per game and 3.59 assists. Noah Reynolds is the second leading scorer for the Cowboys, averaging 14.47 points per game. Between him and Reynolds, they are accounting for 35.0% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Wyoming is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.0 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 24 games, they have only hit 34.3% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 43.12% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
New Mexico will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Wyoming in order to snap their current 3 game losing streak. Currently, the Lobos have been the home team 16 times, sitting with a record of 14-2. The Lobos’ are sitting with a betting line that is -10.5 points in their favor. For the season, New Mexico has been favored to win in 19 games, sitting with a mark of 15-4.
New Mexico’s leading scorer this season is Jamal Mashburn JR, who is averaging 19.96 points per contest. So far, JR has accounted for 24.47% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.16 rebounds per game and 1.88 assists. Jaelen House is the second leading scorer for the Lobos, averaging 17.29 points per game. Between him and House, they are accounting for 44.8% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, New Mexico is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.2 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 25 games, they have only hit 34.4% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 37.7% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Free Spread Prediction: Wyoming Cowboys +10.5
The New Mexico Lobos will tip off their matchup over Wyoming Cowboys as the strong favorites to pick up the win with a point spread sitting at -10.5. Our analysis like’s New Mexico’s chances to pull home with an easy win and cover the spread. When looking at how each team likes to play, both New Mexico and Wyoming are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. We like how this scenario favors New Mexico, as throughout the game their superior talent should come through in an easy win. Although the Lobos don’t have a great track record vs the spread as the betting favorite, going 1-4 (last 5), we like their chances to come home with the ATS win.