The fourth ranked San Diego State Aztecs will look to keep their unblemished record intact when they hit the road to take on the are on the New Mexico Lobos in a mid-week matchup on Wednesday night. With the Lobos looking to get the home upset and San Diego State looking to remain red-hot, let’s find out which team is offering the best value against their NCAAB betting odds in this one.
San Diego State vs New Mexico 2020 College Basketball Lines & Betting Analysis
- When: Wednesday January 29, 2020, 9:00 PM ET
- Where: Dreamstyle Arena, Albuquerque, NM
- TV: CBSSN
- Radio: San Diego State / New Mexico
- Live Stream: CBSSports.com
- College Basketball Odds: San Diego State -10.5 / Total: 144
Why Bet On San Diego State?
There are a bunch of god reasons to back the Aztecs in this matchup starting with the fact that they’ve yet to be beaten this season. San Diego State comes into this affair off a hard-fought 71-67 win over UNLV on Sunday despite failing to cover the chalk as a 7-point road favorite.
The Aztecs have a rock-solid defense that limits the opposition to just 57.2 points per game to rank fourth nationally in points allowed while also ranking sixth in defensive field goal percentage. San Diego State averages 74.5 points per game () and the Aztecs have gone a perfect 7-0 on the road this season.
- Average Score For: 74.52
- Field Goals: 46.54%
- Three Points: 37.22%
- Free Throws: 75.78%
- Rebounds: 36.24
- Average Score Against: 57.19
- Field Goals: 37.02%
- Three Points: 27.51%
- Free Throws: 71.59%
- Rebounds: 31.57
Why Bet On New Mexico?
The Lobos will be going all-out for the win after dropping three of their last four including a humbling 96-74 blowout loss against Nevada on Saturday. The Lobos do have a powerful offense that averages a stellar 80.0 points per game to rank 18th nationally in scoring while ranking an even more impressive sixth in field goal shooting percentage (49.4%). Better yet, the Lobos are a perfect 13-0 at home this season.
- Average Score For: 80.00
- Field Goals: 49.36%
- Three Points: 33.74%
- Free Throws: 71.83%
- Rebounds: 36.05
- Average Score Against: 75.50
- Field Goals: 43.93%
- Three Points: 34.34%
- Free Throws: 67.87%
- Rebounds: 35.14
College Basketball Betting Trends for San Diego State vs New Mexico
- San Diego State is 2-4 ATS in the last 6 games against New Mexico
- San Diego State is 10-0 SU in the last 10 games
- The total went OVER in 5 of San Diego State’s last 7 games
- New Mexico is 1-4 ATS in the last 5 games
- New Mexico is 11-4 SU in the last 15 games
- The total went OVER in 6 of New Mexico’s last 7 games
San Diego State vs New Mexico Expert Analysis and Prediction
The home team in this rivalry has gone 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings, but I like San Diego State to win this one and cover the chalk as a double-digit road favorite after seeing the Lobos last effort against Nevada this past weekend. The Aztecs are a near-perfect 8-1 ATS in their last 9 road games and an equally impressive 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games as a road favorite.
Conversely, New Mexico has gone 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games against a team with a winning road record and a discouraging1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. Don’t think twice about backing San Diego State in this one as I fully expect the Aztecs to cruise to victory against a New Mexico defense that ranks 310th in points allowed this season.
Pick: San Diego State 81 New Mexico 67