North Texas Mean Green vs. New Mexico Lobos Free Prediction


The North Texas Mean Green (10-1) visit Dreamstyle Arena to meet the New Mexico Lobos (5-4). The Mean Green will attempt to extend their eight-game winning streak. Action starts at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

North Texas Mean Green 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 Mean Green dismantled the Angelo State Rams 89-55.

North Texas dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.250 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.617. For those same stats, Angelo State was 0.140 and 0.412, respectively. Meanwhile, New Mexico’s 0.423 free throw rate was their largest strength over CSUN, who had a rate of 0.153. New Mexico was led by Dane Kuiper, who had 15 points. Umoja Gibson had a good game for North Texas, contributing 32 points.

Ryan Woolridge has taken his game to another level as of late for North Texas, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

It will be a showdown of contrasting paces as the fast-paced Lobos will look to push the more methodical Mean Green. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Lobos rank 37th in possessions per game while the Mean Green are 318th. Additionally, the 32nd-ranked offense of the Mean Green (offensive efficiency of 108.6) will attempt to exploit the 321st-ranked defense of the Lobos (defensive efficiency of 107.4).

North Texas Mean Green at New Mexico Lobos Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – New Mexico, ATS Winner – New Mexico, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • North Texas ranks 36th in rebounds allowed per game (33.7) while New Mexico ranks 244th (36.8).
  • The Lobos rank 31st in three pointers attempted per game (28.4) while the Mean Green rank 75th (22.9).
  • The Mean Green rank eighth in assists allowed per game (10.7) while the Lobos rank 169th (13.8).
  • North Texas ranks 77th in steals per game (5.5) while New Mexico ranks 148th in steals allowed per game (6.2).