The Lobos and Tigers are set to face off at 3:10 ET on truT. The Tigers will host the game at FedExForum in Memphis, TN. New Mexico is the -2.5 point favorites in this non-conference matchup against Clemson. The over/under for the game is set at 149.5 points.


The Pick: Clemson Tigers +2.5

This game will be played at FedExForum at 3:10 ET on Friday, March 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will Clemson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can New Mexico Pull Off a Road Win?

After defeating San Diego State by a score of 68-61 in their most recent game, New Mexico currently has a 22-9 overall record. In road games, they are 10-6, and at home they are 15-3. New Mexico has a positive record against the spread, currently sitting above .500 at 23-11. In their last five games, the team has been even better, going 5-0 ATS.

Up to this point, games involving New Mexico have had an average of 151.1 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 152.9 points. Their over/under record is 17-17-0. The Lobos’ have recorded an over/under record of 0-3 in their last three games, with their games averaging 134 points per game.

Against San Diego State, the New Mexico had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 81.7 points per game. They scored 68 points and posted a field goal percentage of 37.5% in the game. Donovan Dent is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.3. Meanwhile, Jaelen House also brings a PPG average of 16.1 into the game.

On defense, New Mexico is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 70.2 points per game. In their previous game vs. San Diego State, the Aztecs finished with a field goal percentage of 35% and a total of 61 points vs. New Mexico.

Taking a Look at the Tigers Chances at Home

Today, Clemson faces off against New Mexico in their 32nd game of the season. They have a 21-10 record this year. On the road, the Tigers are 7-6, and overall they are 14-5. Against the spread, Clemson has a current record of 16-14-2. In their last ten games, Clemson is 1-3-1 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Clemson have had an average of 148.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 147.4 points. Their over/under record is 17-15-0. The Tigers’ last five games have culminated with an average of 142 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

The Clemson offense is coming off a game where they scored 55 points against Boston College. They posted a field goal percentage of 35.2% and connected on 4 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is PJ Hall who comes into today’s matchup averaging 18.8. Joseph Girard III also heads into the game with a PPG average of 15.7.

Clemson’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.3 points per game. The Clemson defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 76 points and allowed Boston College to connect on 4 threes.