|Game||New Mexico State Aggies vs UTEP Miners|
|Date & Time||Tuesday December 3, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)|
Pan American Center Las Cruces, NM
NMSU -4.5 O/U 123
The UTEP Miners are set to visit Pan American Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico for a non-conference clash against the New Mexico State Aggies. The UTEP Miners come into this matchup with a 5-0 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against East Central, 91-71. Leading the way for the UTEP Miners was junior forward Bryson Williams as he recorded 33 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore guard Nige Hawkins had a productive outing off the bench for the Miners as he pitched in 12 points and 8 assists.
The UTEP Miners had a good shooting game against East Central as they connected on 34 of their 65 field goal attempts (52.3%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (25%). The UTEP Miners won the turnover battle against East Central (22-10), and they edged them out in the rebounding department (35-33).
The New Mexico State Aggies come into this matchup with a 4-4 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent game against the George Mason Patriots, 68-64. Leading the way for the New Mexico State Aggies was sophomore guard Jabari Rice as he recorded 19 points and 7 rebounds off the bench. Senior guard Trevelin Queen had a productive outing for the Aggies as he contributed 14 points and 7 rebounds.
The New Mexico State Aggies struggled shooting the ball against the George Mason Patriots as they connected on 25 of their 63 field goal attempts (39.7%), and they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (27.6%). The New Mexico State Aggies won the turnover battle against the George Mason Patriots (13-11), but they were edged out by the Patriots in the rebounding department (35-31).
Recent Betting Trends
- Miners are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 non-conference games.
- Under is 5-2 in Miners last 7 games following a straight up win.
- Aggies are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
- Over is 5-0 in Aggies last 5 home games.
The UTEP Miners have gotten off to a good start this season as they are sitting at 5-0, and they have already beaten this same New Mexico State team by 15 at the beginning of the season. The Miners have a very good forward in senior Bryson Williams as he is averaging 18 PPG and 6.5 RPG, and he is coming off one of the best games of his career. The Miners have been fairly solid on both sides of the court this season as they are averaging 77.2 PPG while holding their opponents to an average of 62.2 PPG, and they should once again beat up on the Aggies. Final Score Prediction, UTEP Miners win and cover ATS 72-67.