Connecticut vs. New Mexico State 3/17/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/16/2022 at 6:33 PM ET

Connecticut  vs. New Mexico State 3/17/22 - College Basketball  Picks & Predictions

This Thursday night March 17th, 2022 6:40pm EDT the NCAAM hoops action is back at cha folks. We've got the. New Mexico State Aggies in Buffalo NY to face the Connecticut Huskies in the Keybank Center. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The New Mexico State Aggies are 26-6 sitting in 4th place in the Western Athletic conference. Offensively the Aggies are averaging 73.3 points, 36.8 rebounds, and 14.8 assists. Defensively the Aggies are allowing 65 points, and are averaging 3.5 blocks and 4.8 steals per game.

Key players for the Aggies are junior Guard Teddy Allen averaging 16.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists. And sophomore Foward Will McNair Jr averaging 6.8 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists.

The Uconn Huskies are 23-9 sitting in 3rd place in the Big East conference. Offensively the Huskies are averaging 75 2 points, 40.7 rebounds and 14.5 assists. Defensively the Huskies are allowing 65.2 points, and are averaging 6.6 blocks and 6.3 steals.

Key players for the Huskies are R.J. Cole averaging 16.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists and Adama Sanego averaging 14.9 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1 assists.

Why the spread on this game is so large is beyond us. The Aggies and Huskies are 2 points apart on offensive averages and are both allowing around 66 points per game on defense. We feel this will be a tightly contested battle where the winner wins by one possession. Making the best bet NMST +7. Final score prediction the Connecticut Huskies win the Nee Mexico State Aggies cover the spread and the total goes over 69-67.

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