Stanford vs. New Mexico Odds
New Mexico went 27-6 this season and won the Mountain West Tournament title while Stanford was 21-12 coming out of the Pac-12. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, New Mexico is the slight favorite in this game, as the Lobos have odds of -3 points against Stanford. The over/under total has been set at 137 points (View Matchup). These two teams last met in 2011 where Stanford picked up an 81-66 victory.
The Lobos are 17-12 against the spread this season and they have hit the under in 17 of 29 lined games. New Mexico has won nine of its last 10 entering the NCAA Tournament. The Lobos last two losses have come by a combined 4 points. New Mexico is averaging 74.6 points per game on offense while holding opponents to 66.4 points per game and 38.9 percent shooting. New Mexico is being led this season by Cameron Bairstow, who is averaging 20.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game.
Stanford went 17-12-2 against the spread this season while hitting the under 16 times. The Cardinal lost four of their final seven games this season. Stanford averages 73.5 points per game on offense while allowing 68.6 points per contest. Stanford shoots pretty well, posting a 46.4 percentage from the field and 37.1 percentage from 3-poitn land. Stanford has been led by Chasson Randle, who averages 18.7 points per game.
These two will face off in the second round of the South Region, today at 1:40PM ET on TBS. The game will be held from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO.