New Mexico State vs Western Kentucky Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/14/24

Western Kentucky (19-11) vs New Mexico State (13-18)

Game Info: Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Propst Arena)

Betting Odds: Western Kentucky -6.5 -- Over/Under: 150 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a New Mexico State vs Western Kentucky betting prediction for this college basketball showdown on Thursday, March 14th at the Von Braun Center. We will take a look at: 

- The New Mexico State Aggies recent form and recent player performance

- The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers recent form and recent player performance

- A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between New Mexico State vs Western Kentucky. 

New Mexico State Looks for Third Straight Win

New Mexico State has won two straight games and they should have confidence heading into this game. New Mexico State scored 77 points in the last game against FIU and that was enough for the seven point victory. Christian Cook had a strong game putting up 26 points. New Mexico State is averaging 67.6 points while their defense is giving up 71.9 points per game. Christian Cook is having a strong season averaging 11 points while shooting 39.9 percent from the field and 35.2 percent from behind the three point line. 

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Western Kentucky Has Lost Two Straight Games

Western Kentucky has lost two straight games and their defense has been awful heading into this game. In the last game against Liberty, Western Kentucky scored 79 points, but the defense gave up 82 points. Tyrone Marshall Jr had a strong game putting up 11 points and five rebounds. Western Kentucky is averaging 80.2 points while their defense is giving up 75 points per game. Don McHenry has been the top player averaging 15.2 points while shooting 46.4 percent from the field and 38.7 percent from behind the three point line. 

New Mexico State vs Western Kentucky Betting Prediction

Western Kentucky has lost two straight games, but they are going to bounce back here. Western Kentucky is averaging 80.2 points per game while New Mexico State is averaging only 67.6 points per game. Western Kentucky is going to have no issue running up the score here, and New Mexico State won’t be keeping up here. Look for another big game from Marshall Jr for Western Kentucky. Back Western Kentucky against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Western Kentucky -6.5

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