Dixie St. @ New Mexico St.
Current Records: Dixie St. 12-13; New Mexico St. 20-4
What to Know
The New Mexico St. Aggies will be returning home after a two-game road trip. New Mexico St. and the Dixie St. Trailblazers will face off in a WAC battle at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Pan American Center. The Aggies are out to keep their eight-game home win streak alive.
It was close but no cigar for New Mexico St. as they fell 72-68 to the Utah Valley Wolverines on Saturday. The contest was as close as the oddsmakers predicted, but New Mexico St. had been the slight favorite coming in.
Speaking of close games: Dixie St. escaped with a win on Saturday against the Grand Canyon Antelopes by the margin of a single free throw, 61-60.
This next game looks promising for New Mexico St., who are favored by a full 16 points. Now might not be the best time to take the Aggies against the spread since they’ve let down bettors for the past two consecutive games.
New Mexico St. is now 20-4 while the Trailblazers sit at 12-13. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: New Mexico St. have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 38.90%, which places them 17th in college basketball. Less enviably, Dixie St. is 43rd worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 74.1 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against Dixie St.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET
- Where: Pan American Center — Las Cruces, New Mexico
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Aggies are a big 16-point favorite against the Trailblazers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 16-point spread, and stayed right there.
New Mexico St. have won all of the games they’ve played against Dixie St. in the last eight years.
- Feb 10, 2022 – New Mexico St. 77 vs. Dixie St. 69
- Mar 06, 2021 – New Mexico St. 68 vs. Dixie St. 56
- Mar 05, 2021 – New Mexico St. 76 vs. Dixie St. 66
Injury Report for New Mexico St.
- Marsei Caston: Out for the Season (Not Injury Related)
Injury Report for Dixie St.
No Injury Information