Boise State Vs New Mexico: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 15, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 15, 2022

The New Mexico Lobos (7-9, 0-3 MWC) will attempt to turn around a three-game losing skid when hosting the Boise State Broncos (11-4, 2-0 MWC) on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Dreamstyle Arena. This matchup is at 5:30 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Broncos’ (-422 to win on the moneyline) matchup versus the Lobos (+320).

This article refers to betting data valid as of January 15, 2022 at 3:36 PM ET. Browse all the up-to-date odds for this game in the table in this article and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Boise State Vs New Mexico Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick New Mexico (+8.5)
Total Pick Under (144.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Boise State Vs New Mexico Stat Rankings

Boise State Avg. (Rank) New Mexico Avg. (Rank)
70.1 (228th) Points Scored 77.9 (56th)
59.0 (16th) Points Allowed 78.4 (341st)
37.9 (96th) Rebounds 35.8 (188th)
11.3 (102nd) Off. Rebounds 10.2 (188th)
7.5 (187th) 3pt Made 8.2 (128th)
12.5 (246th) Assists 12.9 (220th)
12.4 (203rd) Turnovers 11.9 (237th)

Boise State Vs New Mexico Betting Trends

  • Boise State’s record against the spread (ATS) is 7-7-0.
  • The Broncos are 3-2 as 8.5-point favorites or more.
  • Boise State has seen five of its 15 games hit the over.
  • Boise State’s games have had more than 144.5 points scored on three occasions this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 144.5 points, 10.4 more than the average point total for Broncos games this season.
  • New Mexico is 12-3-0 against the spread this year.
  • As 8.5-point underdogs or more, the Lobos are 4-0 against the spread.
  • New Mexico has seen nine of its 16 games go over the point total.
  • New Mexico’s games have gone over 144.5 points on 12 occasions this year.
  • This season, Lobos games have resulted in an average scoring total of 149.3, which is 4.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

Boise State Impact Players

  • Abu Kigab averages 13.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per contest, shooting 47.4% from the field.
  • Marcus Shaver Jr. averages a team-best 14.0 points per game. He is also averaging 4.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists, shooting 45.1% from the floor and 40.3% from downtown with 2.1 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Mladen Armus paces the Broncos at 8.7 rebounds per game, while also posting 1.0 assists and 7.1 points.
  • Emmanuel Akot leads the Broncos at 3.2 assists per game, while also putting up 2.7 rebounds and 11.9 points.
  • Tyson Degenhart averages 8.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest, shooting 52.2% from the field and 41.0% from downtown with 1.1 made 3-pointers per contest.

New Mexico Impact Players

  • Jaelen House is posting a team-high 4.5 assists per contest. And he is producing 15.5 points and 3.1 rebounds, making 37.1% of his shots from the floor and 28.4% from 3-point range, with 1.5 triples per game.
  • Jamal Mashburn JR tops the Lobos in scoring (18.5 points per game) and assists (2.4), and averages 2.7 rebounds. He also delivers 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Javonte Johnson is the Lobos’ top rebounder (5.3 per game), and he averages 9.0 points and 0.7 assists.
  • Jay Allen-Tovar gives the Lobos 6.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.4 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.3 steals and 1.4 blocked shots.
  • Gethro Muscadin paces the Lobos in rebounding (5.3 per game), and averages 9.3 points and 0.9 assists. He also delivers 0.8 steals and 1.6 blocked shots.
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