The New Mexico Lobos (4-5) will attempt to halt a four-game losing streak when they host the Wyoming Cowboys (10-8) at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 as 6-point underdogs. The Cowboys have also lost four games in a row. The over/under is 138 for the matchup.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The spread for this game suggested by the model (3.9 points) is slightly less than the 6-point edge DraftKings gives to the Cowboys, though the data still has them as the favorite.
The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 3.1 points lower than the model projection.
Prediction: Wyoming 72, New Mexico 69
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.
Examining the Over/Under
- The Cowboys’ average implied point total this season is 5.5 more points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (77.5 implied points on average compared to 72 implied points in this game).
- Wyoming has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (72) 11 times this season.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Lobos (72.7) is 6.7 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (66).
- New Mexico has scored more than 66 points four times this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Wyoming and New Mexico Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 6+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|2/6/2021||Colorado State||Loss||68-59||1/30/2021||Fresno State||Loss||65-55|
|2/4/2021||Colorado State||Loss||74-72||1/28/2021||Fresno State||Loss||64-62|
|1/30/2021||San Diego State||Loss||98-71||1/18/2021||UNLV||Loss||53-46|
|1/28/2021||San Diego State||Loss||87-57||1/16/2021||UNLV||Loss||77-54|
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