Colorado State vs New Mexico: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 3, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 3, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The Colorado State Rams (16-4) are big, 18-point favorites as they look to continue a four-game winning streak when they host the New Mexico Lobos (6-14) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Moby Arena. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET. The over/under is set at 133.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 3, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Rams (-18)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Rams favored by 18, while the model predicts they’ll win by considerably more (22.4 points). Put your money on the Rams.

Pick OU:
Over (133.5)

In this game, the model projects a total (135.0 points) marginally higher than the DraftKings over/under (133.5 points).

Prediction: Colorado State 79, New Mexico 56

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 average implied total for the Rams this season is 77.2 points, 1.2 more points than their implied total of 76 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Colorado State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (76) nine times this season.
  • The 72.6-point average implied total on the season for the Lobos is 14.6 more points than the team’s 58-point implied total in this matchup.
  • New Mexico will aim to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (58) for the 11th time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Colorado State and New Mexico Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 18+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Rams 11-7 4-0 7-11
Lobos 5-12 0-0 6-11

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Colorado State

New Mexico
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
3/1/2021 Air Force Win 74-44 2/24/2021 Air Force Loss 62-55
2/27/2021 Air Force Win 72-49 2/22/2021 Air Force Win 73-65
2/6/2021 Wyoming Win 68-59 2/19/2021 Wyoming Loss 79-67
2/4/2021 Wyoming Win 74-72 2/17/2021 Wyoming Loss 83-74
1/29/2021 Boise State Loss 85-77 1/30/2021 Fresno State Loss 65-55

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