New Mexico Lobos vs Wyoming Cowboys NCAAB Betting Prediction

New Mexico Lobos vs Wyoming Cowboys Prediction 2/6/2024

The New Mexico Lobos (18-4) travel to face off against the Wyoming Cowboys (12-10) on Tuesday, February 6th. This game will be played at Arena Auditorium in Laramie and televised on MWN. Both New Mexico and Wyoming will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:30 ET.

New Mexico Lobos vs Wyoming Cowboys

The New Mexico Lobos Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last game to Boise State by a score of 86-78, New Mexico is 18-4 overall and 5-3 in the Mountain West. On the road, the Lobos are 6-3 this season and have won two straight games.

As the favorite, New Mexico is 16-2 this season, and they are favored by 10 points in this game. For the year, their average scoring margin on the road is +7.4, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games away from home.

As the favorite, New Mexico has gone 14-4 vs. the spread this season and 7-3 in their last 10 games as the favorite. On the road, the Lobos are 5-4 vs. the spread this season and 5-5 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 155 for the New Mexico Lobos’ game against Wyoming is close to the average over/under line in their games this year (153). So far, their over/under record is 10-10. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 159 points, and their over/under record in their past 10 games is 5-3.

The Wyoming Cowboys Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Despite being the underdog, Wyoming has been much better at home this season, going 8-2 compared to 2-8 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +3.0 compared to -12.4 on the road.

Over their last ten games at home, the Cowboys are 8-2. In their last game, they lost to UNLV by a final score of 62-48. So far this season, they have been the underdog 16 times, going 7-9 in those games.

Wyoming has an overall ATS record of 8-12 this season, including a 5-5 mark at home. As the underdog, the Cowboys are 8-8 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Wyoming is 5-5 vs. the spread.

Wyoming’s over/under record this season is 11-9 and the average scoring total in their games is 147.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 155 is higher than the average OU line in their games this season (145.6). Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 140 points.

New Mexico Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, New Mexico offense put up 78 points against Boise State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 40.9% and made 7 threes. Donovan Dent is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 15.5 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, JT Toppin brings a PPG average of 12.8 into the game.

Donovan Dent (G) 15.5 2.5 5.9
JT Toppin (F) 12.8 8.5 0.6
Jaelen House (G) 15.4 3.1 3.9

Wyoming Offense Breakdown

The Wyoming offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 48 points versus UNLV. During the game, they attempted 25 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 34.6%. Leading the team in scoring was Cam Manyawu with 13 points. Brendan Wenzel also added 12 points for the Cowboys.

Sam Griffin (G) 17.7 3.9 3.5
Akuel Kot (G) 15.0 2.5 2.3
Brendan Wenzel (G) 9.8 5.6 1.6

New Mexico Team Defense

So far, the Lobos’ defense is ranked 107th in the country at 69.5 points per contest. New Mexico’s three-point defense is currently 73rd in the country at 6.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.4% of their shots vs. New Mexico.

Wyoming Team Defense

The Cowboys’ defense is presently ranked 221st nationally, allowing an average of 74.2 points per contest. So far, the Wyoming defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.5 times per game (681st).

Lobos vs Cowboys Trends

  • Across the Lobos last five road games, the team averaged 78 points per game while allowing 74. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 3-2 straight-up.
  • In their last three home games, Wyoming has averaged 65 points per game while allowing 71. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.
  • Wyoming has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.
  • As the betting favorite, the Lobos have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 2-1.

Lobos vs Cowboys Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +10, we have the Cowboys as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 155, and our model predicts the Lobos and Cowboys to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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