Boise State at New Mexico: 1/15/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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New Mexico Lobos (7-9) vs Boise State Broncos (11-4)
Game Info: Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 5:30 pm (The Pit)
Betting Odds: New Mexico Lobos +9.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos will play host to the Boise State Broncos in this college basketball matchup scheduled for Saturday afternoon. The favorite is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The New Mexico Lobos are coming off of a 29 point loss to UNLV in their last time out. KJ Jenkins lead the Lobos with 26 points off of the bench in the loss. Jamal Mashburn had 11 as he was the only other player to score in double figures for the Lobos.
The New Mexico Lobos are led in scoring by Jamal Mashburn who averages 18.5 points and 2.7 rebounds for this team. Jaelen House averages 15.5 points and 3.1 rebounds a night. KJ Jenkins is the third leading scorer for the Lobos as he averages 10.2 points a game for this team.
The Lobos are averaging 77.9 points per game on 42.6% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 78.4 points per game. They are shooting 74.3% from the free throw line.
The Boise State Broncos are coming off of a 15 point win over Nevada in their last time out. Marcus Shaver Jr. scored 28 points to lead the Broncos. Emmanuel Akot added 23 points in the win.
The Boise State Broncos are led in scoring by Marcus Shaver who averages 14.6 points and 6.9 rebounds for this team. Abu Kigab averages 13.9 points and 6.9 rebounds a game for this team. Emmanuel Akot is the third leading scorer for the Broncos as he averages 11.9 points a game for this team.
The Broncos are averaging 70.1 points per game on 45.1% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 59 points per game. They are shooting 60.9% from the free throw line.
The Broncos are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall and are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win. The Broncos are also 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Lobos are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600. The Broncos should be able to easily win and cover in this one as they are by far the better defensive team. I’ll lay the points with the Broncos.