Colorado Buffaloes vs. New Mexico Lobos ATS Prediction


The New Mexico Lobos (4-3) will be at home in Dreamstyle Arena when they meet the Colorado Buffaloes (7-1). The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Colorado Buffaloes vs. New Mexico Lobos ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Lobos won a close one over the CSUN Matadors 87-84, while the Buffaloes easily got past the Drake Bulldogs 100-71.

Colorado dominated every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.429 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 27.6. Drake was 0.194 and 18.2, respectively, for those same stats. The Lobos, on the other hand, had a much better free throw rate (0.423 vs. 0.153) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.625 vs. 0.507). New Mexico received a boost from Dane Kuiper, who put up 15 points. Namon Wright, meanwhile led the way for Colorado, recording 25 points and eight rebounds.

The Buffaloes won the only contest between these two teams last season, 75-57. Colorado’s free throw rate was their largest strength over New Mexico. The Buffaloes had a rate of 0.269, while the Lobos posted a mark of 0.085.

New Mexico figures to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. Dating back to last season, the Lobos rank 62nd in offensive efficiency, while the Buffaloes rank 194th in defensive efficiency.

Colorado Buffaloes at New Mexico Lobos Odds Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – New Mexico, ATS Winner – Colorado, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Colorado ranks 72nd in rebounds per game (38.0) while New Mexico ranks 268th (32.0).
  • The Buffaloes rank 39th in assists allowed per game (10.9) while the Lobos rank 166th (13.8).
  • Colorado ranks 81st in blocks per game (3.7) while New Mexico ranks 111th in blocks allowed per game (3.3).
  • The Lobos rank 52nd in steals per game (7.3) while the Buffaloes rank 229th (4.8).
  • New Mexico ranks 15th in three pointers attempted per game (28.3) while Colorado ranks 184th (21.0).