The first day of the Mountain West Conference Tournament concludes Wednesday night with the Wyoming Cowboys (9-21, 4-14 in MWC) playing the New Mexico Lobos (21-10, 8-10). New Mexico was one of the last remaining unbeaten teams in the country, but they probably have to win the conference tournament to go dancing. Below is my college basketball pick for Wyoming vs New Mexico.
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Wyoming vs New Mexico Betting Pick
|ℹ️ The Pick:||New Mexico -7|
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This game will be played at Thomas & Mack Center at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
Why Bet New Mexico -7
✅ Wyoming is 4-2 ATS in their last six games against New Mexico.
✅ The Cowboys are 4-2 in their last six games against the Lobos.
✅ New Mexico is 2-7 in their last nine games played.
New Mexico Lobos
Team Stats Per Game
Advanced Game Stats
|74||Avg Opp Score||81.67|
|69||Avg Opp Score||74.33|
|72.4||Avg Opp Score||79|
|73.2||Avg Opp Score||74.6|
|70.8||Avg Opp Score||78.8|
|76.4||Avg Opp Score||73.7|
Head to Head
Teams Last 10
Last time out, Wyoming visited the #18 San Diego State Aztecs and were beaten 67-50. San Diego State scored the first seven points of the game and never looked back as they dominated this game from start to finish. The Cowboys lost the first half by 12 points and the second by five. Wyoming trailed by as many as 23 points, never led in the game, and could not cover the +14.5-point spread.
Jeremiah Oden had 17 points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block on the night. Xavier DuSell added 16 points, three rebounds, two assists, and one steal in the defeat.
Through 30 games, Wyoming is scoring 68.9 points per game, shooting 44.2% from the field, and assisting on 11.2 made shots. The Cowboys are allowing 71.6 points, grabbing 32.0 rebounds, blocking 2.6 shots, and stealing the ball 4.9 times.
New Mexico Lobos
The New Mexico regular season came to an end with a poor 92-84 loss at Colorado State. The Rams grabbed the lead with just over 12 minutes remaining in the first half and they would never give it back up. New Mexico has poor in conference play, and this was the perfect ending to that. The Lobos trailed by as many as 12 points, never led by more than three, and lost outright as -2.5-point favorites.
Morris Udeze had 25 points, seven rebounds, one assist, and one block in the game. Jamal Mashburn Jr. added 22 points, three rebounds, and one assist in the defeat.
After 31 games, New Mexico is scoring 81.2 points per game, shooting 48.6% from the field, and assisting on 13.8 made shots. The Lobos are allowing 73.4 points, grabbing 37.0 rebounds, blocking 3.9 shots, and stealing the ball 6.8 times.