Wyoming vs New Mexico Prediction, Odds & Best Bets Today – NCAAB, Mar. 8

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  • New Mexico (21-10) is a -8.5 point favorite vs Wyoming (9-21)
  • Total (Over/Under): 147.5 points
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The Wyoming Cowboys (9-21) visit Thomas & Mack Center to take on the New Mexico Lobos (21-10) on Mar. 8. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00pm EST in Paradise.

New Mexico is the betting favorite in this game, with the spread sitting at -8.5 (-110).

The Wyoming vs. New Mexico Over/Under is 147.5 total points.

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Wyoming vs. New Mexico Odds, Spread, Over/Under

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Wyoming+8.5 -110O 147.5 -110+280
New Mexico -8.5 -110U 147.5 -110-350

Wyoming vs New Mexico Prediction for Today’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts New Mexico will win this game with 68.9% confidence.

Wyoming vs New Mexico Spread Prediction:

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts New Mexico will cover the spread with 53.4% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Wyoming and New Mexico, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


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  • Wyoming has hit the Game Total Over in 11 of their last 17 games (+5.50 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Wyoming has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 23 of their last 41 games (+3.20 Units / 7% ROI)
  • Wyoming has hit the Moneyline in 25 of their last 50 games (+3.05 Units / 2% ROI)
  • New Mexico has hit the Game Total Over in 16 of their last 21 games (+10.50 Units / 45% ROI)
  • New Mexico has hit the 1H Moneyline in 19 of their last 29 games (+7.55 Units / 13% ROI)
  • New Mexico have covered the 1H Spread in 14 of their last 22 games at home (+7.40 Units / 30% ROI)
  • New Mexico has hit the Moneyline in 17 of their last 22 games at home (+6.80 Units / 7% ROI)
  • New Mexico have covered the Spread in 28 of their last 49 games (+6.15 Units / 11% ROI)

Wyoming Basketball Against the Spread Record (ATS)

Wyoming has gone 11-17 against the spread this college basketball season (-7.85 Units / 0% ROI).

  • 9-18 when betting on the Moneyline for -6.55 Units / -14.13% ROI
  • 14-14 when betting the Over for -1.4 Units / -4.39% ROI
  • 14-14 when betting the Under for -1.4 Units / -4.39% ROI

New Mexico Basketball Against the Spread Record (ATS)

New Mexico has gone 17-13 against the spread this college basketball season (+2.75 Units / 8.35% ROI).

  • 18-11 when betting on the Moneyline for +2.05 Units / 1.98% ROI
  • 20-10 when betting the Over for +9.05 Units / 27.47% ROI
  • 10-20 when betting the Under for -12 Units / -36.31% ROI

Wyoming Offensive Stats & Trends:

Wyoming has averaged 0.68 points per shot (21 points/31 shots) on right corner attempts this season in conference play — lowest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 1.14

Wyoming is shooting 23% from three (7/31) on right corner attempts this season in conference play — lowest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 38%

Wyoming has averaged 0.6 turnovers per game (9 turnovers/14 games) in possessions with at least six passes this season in conference play — tied for best among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 1.0

Wyoming is shooting 53% (255/478) on shots around the rim this season in conference play — 2nd lowest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 58%

New Mexico Offensive Stats & Trends:

New Mexico has averaged 0.6 turnovers per game (10 turnovers/18 games) in possessions with two passes or less this season in conference play — best among Big 12 Teams; League Avg: 9.9

New Mexico has averaged 0.6 turnovers per game (11 turnovers/18 games) in half court possessions this season in conference play — best among Big 12 Teams; League Avg: 7.5

New Mexico has 23.9 free throw attempts per game this season — 7th best among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 18.1

New Mexico has made 4.5 three-pointers per game in half court possessions this season in conference play — lowest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 6.6

Wyoming Defensive Stats & Trends:

Wyoming has allowed opponents to shoot 46% (549/1,199) this season — highest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 43%

Wyoming has forced 11.1 turnovers per game (234 turnovers/21 games) this season — 2nd lowest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 12.6

Wyoming has allowed 8.3 made three-pointers per game this season — 3rd highest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 7.3

Wyoming has averaged 25.0 defensive rebounds per game (525 rebounds/21 games) this season — tied for 4th lowest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 25.7

New Mexico Defensive Stats & Trends:

New Mexico has averaged 28.8 defensive rebounds per game (662 rebounds/23 games) this season — tied for 2nd best among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 24.2

New Mexico has allowed 73.7 points per game (4,055 points/55 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — highest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 66.8

New Mexico has allowed 71.5 points per game (1,644 points/23 games) this season — tied for 2nd highest among Mountain West Teams; League Avg: 67.7

New Mexico has allowed opponents to shoot 30% from three (169/558) this season — 16th best among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 34%


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