New Mexico State vs. Utah State,
02/16/2013 23:00 EDT,
Score: 69 - 73
Point Spread: +2/-102 New Mexico State
On Saturday night the 5* Blister Pack Plays are On UT. Arlington. Game 661 at 10:00 eastern. Arlington has HUGE Home loss revenge here from a 61-44 loss where they were out shot 56 to 26% including a pathetic 2 for 23 from 3 point range. Arlington has won 9 of 12 vs winning teams and is 4-0 ats as either a road favorite of 3 or less or road dog of 3 or less. They are also 6-3 with Home loss revenge and are 10-1 v teams ranked outside the top 200 in the RPI Scale. Seattle is 1-10 vs winning teams and 0-2 as a home dog of 3 or less or home favorite of 3 or less. Seattle is 2-12 in conference games, 0-6 vs teams who allow less than 65 and 2-6 after scoring 60 or less. UT. Arlington look real good here to get Revenge. Game 2 of the Blister pack is on New Mexico St. Game 665 at 11:00 eastern. New Mexico St is a better team and won by 11 here last season. They are 11-0 off a conference win and 8-2 ats after allowing 60 or less and 3-0 vs winning teams. In the 2nd half they are 5-1 to the spread vs teams who allow 65 or less. Utah St has done an admirable job winning some games without some of their top players that are out with injuries. However when they play winning teams is where the difference has shown up. Utah St is 0-4 vs winning teams and 1-5 this season vs top 100 ranked RPI Teams. They have lost 3 of 4 after scoring 60 or less and are 4-9 to the spread in conference . They have lost 75% of the time vs teams who allow 65 or less points per game and will likely get beaten here. Take New Mexico St.