New Mexico Lobos at New Mexico State Aggies Free Prediction

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The New Mexico Lobos (4-1) and their great offense head to New Mexico State to take on the Aggies (6-1) and their tremendous defense. Action begins at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

New Mexico Lobos vs. New Mexico State Aggies ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious over their last opponent. The Aggies defeated the Washington State Cougars 69-63, while the Lobos beat the Bradley Braves 85-75.

New Mexico dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 37.1 (above their season average of 28.6) and a free throw rate of 0.350 (matching their season average). For those same stats, Bradley had marks of 28.9 and 0.310, respectively. The Aggies, meanwhile, made 16 of their 21 free throws (76.2 percent), while the Cougars had a turnover percentage of 25.0 (above their season average of 13.2). New Mexico State was led by C.J. Bobbitt, who finished with 15 points and seven rebounds. Meanwhile, Corey Manigault played well for New Mexico, putting up 18 points and 11 rebounds.

In their first matchup this year, AJ Harris led the Aggies to a 98-94 victory. He scored a game-high 31 points. New Mexico State out-rebounded New Mexico. The Aggies had more offensive rebounds (10 vs. five), defensive rebounds (21 vs. 17) and total rebounds (31 vs. 22).

New Mexico State could dominate the offensive glass in this contest. Since last season, the Aggies rank 28th in offensive rebounding percentage (34.3 percent), while New Mexico ranks 305th in defensive rebounding percentage (68.5 percent). Also, the Lobos rank 36th in offensive efficiency (113.1), while the Aggies rank 10th in defensive efficiency (93.2).

New Mexico Lobos vs. New Mexico State Aggies ATS Pick

Free Pick: SU Winner – New Mexico State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • New Mexico State ranks 11th in rebounds per game (40.4) while New Mexico ranks 323rd (31.9).
  • The Aggies rank eighth in blocks allowed per game (2.3) while the Lobos rank 131st (3.3).
  • New Mexico averages 28.3 three pointers per game, which ranks 11th in the country. New Mexico State ranks 117th in three pointers allowed per game (21.1).
  • The Lobos rank 46th in steals per game (7.4) while the Aggies rank 228th (5.5).
  • New Mexico State ranks second in assists allowed per game (9.2) while New Mexico ranks 180th (13.6).