New Mexico St. vs. Saint Louis Odds
This game will be played from HP Pavilion in San Jose, California and is part of the Midwest Region with Saint Louis as the fourth seed and New Mexico State as the 13th seed. (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Saint Louis is the favorite in this game, as the Billikens have odds of -9 points against New Mexico State. The over/under total has been set at 122 points. The opening odds had Saint Louis favored by 10 points. The spread dipped to a low of 8.5 points before closing at Saint Louis -9.
Saint Louis comes into the tournament as the champion of the Atlantic 10. The Billikens are 27-6 on the season and went 13-3 in the A-10, winning the regular season and tournament titles. Saint Louis ranks 16th in the RPI rankings and has an impressive 7-2 record against teams in the top 50 of the RPI. The Billikens were 4-1 on a neutral floor this season and are 21-10 against the spread.
New Mexico State is the champion out of the Western Athletic Conference. The Aggies are 24-10 on the season and were 14-4 in conference play, finishing third in the regular season before winning the tournament title. New Mexico State is 57th in the RPI rankings and has a 1-2 record against teams in the top 50 of the RPI. The Aggies were 3-1 on a neutral floor this season and are 17-14 against the spread.
2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – New Mexico State vs. Saint Louis
733 New Mexico State +9 Over 122
734 Saint Louis -9 Under 122