Colorado State vs New Mexico - Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/21/24

New Mexico (20-6) vs Colorado State (20-6)

Game Info: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 10:00 pm (The Pit)

Betting Odds: New Mexico -5.5 -- Over/Under: 155.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Colorado State Rams and New Mexico Lobos face off on Wednesday in a college basketball at The Pit. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Colorado State vs New Mexico prediction.

Colorado State Needs This Win

Colorado State Looked really good in the last game and they are going to look to continue that success here. Colorado State gave up only 55 points against Utah State and that was enough for the 20 point victory. Colorado State on the season is averaging 77.9 points while their defense is giving up 67.8 points per game. The offense is ranked 76th in the league while the defense is ranked 75th. Isaiah Stevens is averaging 16.2 points while shooting 47.5 percent from the field and 46.7 percent from behind the three point line. Colorado State will face UNLV after this one.

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How Does New Mexico Bounce Back?

New Mexico is in the last game faced off against San Diego State in the last game and the defense gave up 81 points on the way to the defeat. Jaelen House was the top player offensive player putting up 22 points. Three rebounds, and two assists. New Mexico on the season is averaging 83.5 points while their defense is giving up 71 points per game. The offense is ranked 16th in the league and they are going to need to run up the score here. House has been the top player averaging 15.9 points while shooting 38.5 percent from the field. 

Colorado State vs New Mexico Betting Prediction

I was really impressed with Colorado State in the last game and they are going to find offensive success in this game. Colorado State is averaging 77.9 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. New Mexico gave up over 80 points in their last game and they are going to really struggle to defend here. Colorado State will get the job done. Back Colorado State against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Colorado State +5.5

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