The New Mexico Lobos (7-8) are set to take on the UNLV Rebels (8-6) in a Mountain West Conference battle at 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 11 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. New Mexico is coming off a 90-87 overtime loss to Utah State on Saturday, while UNLV lost to San Diego State 62-55 in its last outing on Jan. 1. UNLV leads the all-time series 39-25. The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
UNLV is favored by six points in the latest UNLV vs. New Mexico odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 151. Before making any New Mexico vs. UNLV picks, you need to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the computer simulation model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on UNLV vs. New Mexico, and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for UNLV vs. New Mexico:
- UNLV vs. New Mexico spread: UNLV -6
- UNLV vs. New Mexico over-under: 151 points
- UNLV vs. New Mexico moneyline: UNM +210, UNLV -260
What you need to know about UNLV
The Rebels came up short against the San Diego State Aztecs in their last game, falling 62-55. Forward Royce Hamm Jr. finished with five points and 14 rebounds, and guard Bryce Hamilton added 15 points, three assists, and three rebounds.
Hamilton leads the way for the Rebels, averaging 18.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and two assists per game. He will be a matchup problem for New Mexico, who is allowing 77.9 points per game this season. UNLV is 4-9 against the spread this season.
What you need to know about New Mexico
Meanwhile, New Mexico was close but no cigar this past Saturday as they fell 90-87 to the Utah State Aggies. Despite the defeat, New Mexico had strong showings from guard Jamal Mashburn Jr., who had 29 points and eight assists, and guard Javonte Johnson, who shot 7-for-9 from beyond the arc and finished with 23 points and six boards.
New Mexico has had defensive issues this year, but they are also one of the better offensive teams in the country, scoring 79.4 points per game. Mashburn and Jaelen House led the Lobos in scoring, averaging 19.0 and 16.1 points per game, respectively. New Mexico is 9-4-1 against the spread in 2021-22.
How to make New Mexico vs. UNLV picks
The model has simulated UNLV vs. New Mexico 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under on the point total, and it also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the model’s UNLV vs. New Mexico pick at SportsLine.
So who wins UNLV vs. New Mexico? And which side of the spread holds all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the New Mexico vs. UNLV spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up nearly $2,200 on its college basketball picks the last five years, and find out.