New Mexico State Aggies at UTEP Miners ATS Odds

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The UTEP Miners (1-5), who are currently on a five-game losing streak, will try to get back in the win column when they welcome the New Mexico State Aggies (4-1) to Don Haskins Center. Action gets underway at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

New Mexico State Aggies at UTEP Miners Odds Preview

The Miners are hoping for a better outcome after their 66-52 loss to the Lamar Cardinals in their last matchup. Trey Wade was UTEP’s high scorer with 13 points on 6-for-12 shooting. Lamar had a much better free throw rate (0.186 vs. 0.048). UTEP, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 26.7 (above their season average of 21.5). The last time the Aggies played it was against the Miners. The Aggies won 72-63. New Mexico State won the rebounding battle. The Aggies had 10 offensive rebounds and 46 total rebounds, while the Miners had two and 31, respectively. In the victory, Lofton led all scorers with 18 points. The ineffective offense of UTEP will battle against the top-notch defense of New Mexico State. Since last season, the Miners rank 298th in offensive efficiency, while the Aggies are 45th in defensive efficiency. The Aggies figure to have the advantage on that end of the court. Also, the Aggies, who rank 13th in offensive rebounding percentage (36.8 percent), will face a tough test against the Miners, who rank 17th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.3 percent).

New Mexico State Aggies vs. UTEP Miners Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – UTEP, ATS Winner – UTEP, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Aggies rank 28th in steals allowed per game (5.1) while the Miners rank 80th (5.7).
  • New Mexico State leads the nation with 1.8 blocks allowed per game while UTEP is third with 2.0 blocks allowed per game.
  • New Mexico State ranks 15th in rebounds per game (39.9) while UTEP ranks 219th (35.0).
  • The Aggies rank 117th in three pointers attempted per game (22.3) while the Miners rank 307th (16.6).
  • New Mexico State ranks 14th in assists allowed per game (10.5) while UTEP ranks 166th (13.3).