MWC foes will clash when the New Mexico Lobos (7-2) clash against the Boise State Broncos (4-2) at Dreamstyle Arena. Action begins at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
Boise State Broncos vs. New Mexico Lobos ATS Preview
The Broncos easily got past the UNCW Seahawks in their last game, 80-59. Derrick Alston Jr. was the game’s leading scorer with 24 points on 7-for-17 shooting. Boise State played a perfect game. They had a superb turnover percentage of 9.0 (better than their season average of 14.2) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.533 (above their season average of 0.505). UNCW recorded marks of 16.4 and 0.427, respectively, for those same stats.
The last time the Lobos took the court, they topped the Montana Grizzlies, 72-63. New Mexico rallied around Carlton Bragg Jr., who led the team in scoring with 20 points on 5-for-8 shooting. The Lobos had a phenomenal free throw rate of 0.431 (above their season average of 0.312) and held the Grizzlies to an offensive rebounding percentage of 11.1 (below their season average of 25.1).
The Lobos won the sole game against the Broncos last season, 73-72. New Mexico’s 0.358 free throw rate was their largest strength over Boise State, who had a rate of 0.175.
This game should be a showdown of opposite paces. New Mexico ranks 26th in possessions per game (73.5) while Boise State is 252nd (68.0) since the 2018-19 season.
Boise State at New Mexico Betting Prediction
Free Prediction: SU Winner – New Mexico, ATS Winner – New Mexico, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Lobos rank 159th in blocks per game (3.2) while the Broncos rank 269th (2.0).
New Mexico averages 24.4 three pointers per game, which ranks 80th in the nation. Boise State ranks 105th in three pointers allowed per game (21.1).
New Mexico ranks 66th in rebounds per game (37.7) while Boise State ranks 297th (31.6).
The Broncos rank 15th in steals allowed per game (5.0) while the Lobos rank 238th (7.0).
Boise State ranks 137th in assists allowed per game (12.6) while New Mexico ranks 300th (15.4).