Nevada at New Mexico 1/5/19 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: New Mexico Lobos vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date & Time: 1/6/2019, 1:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: NEV -13.5 Total 154.5
TV Channel: ESPNU

The No. 6 ranked Nevada Wolf Pack visit Dreamstyle Arena in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday to play the New Mexico Lobos. Nevada improved to 14-0 on the season with 72-49 rout of Utah State. The Wolf Pack was led by Jordan Caroline with 15 points. The win matched a school record for consecutive wins to start the season.

New Mexico improved to 7-6 on the season following its 65-58 win over Air Force on Wednesday. the Lobos were led by Anthony Mathis with 17 points. Mathis hit each of four free throws during the final minute of play to hold off a late Falcons charge in the Mountain West opening game for the Lobos.
Caleb Martin leads Nevada in scoring with an average of 19.0 points per game. Jordan Caroline is second in scoring and the leading rebounder with averages of 18.4 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. Cody Martin leads the Wolf Pack in assists with an average of 5.7 per game. Nevada is shooting 46.3% from the field and 34.4% from 3-point territory.

Anthony Mathis leads New Mexico in scoring and assists with averages of 15.5 points and 2.2 assists per game. Vance Jackson leads the Lobos in rebounding and is second in scoring with averages of 7.4 rebounds and 11.4 points per game. New Mexico is shooting 43.4% from the field and 36.5% from 3-point territory.

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Betting Trends

Nevada is 4-1 ATS in its last 6 on the road

The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Wolf Pack’s last 8

New Mexico is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 in Mountain West Conference play

The UNDER has cashed in each of the Lobos last 4 at home

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Nevada Wolf Pack -13.5

Nevada has one of the most underrated teams in college basketball having won each of its first 14 games outright and is 8-4 ATS. The Wolf Pack has covered the spread in 4 of its last 6 on the road and in 41 of its last 65 versus an opponent with a winning record straight up. New Mexico has failed to cover 5 of its last 6 at home and 5 of its last 7 overall. Final Score Prediction, Nevada Wolf Pack wins and covers ATS 85-68.

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