UNLV vs. New Mexico Prediction
One game that probably isn't on a lot of bettors' radar on Sunday is the UNLV versus New Mexico matchup at 2:00 p.m. ET but there is value to be had in the home team.
Who Oddsmakers Like: New Mexico. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Lobos are 2-point home favorites to beat the Rebels, who also opened as 2-point underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 165.5 and that's where it currently sits.
Who Public Bettors Like: New Mexico. As of this writing, 70% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Lobos to cover the small spread. Meanwhile, over 90% of the betting tickets are also on the over.
Who We Like: UNLV has not been a great bet of late, especially on the road. The Runnin' Rebels are just 4-21-4 against the spread in their last 29 road games and are 5-21-3 at the betting window in their last 29 road games when facing an opponent with a home winning record.
UNLV is 4-13-1 against the number in its last 18 games overall, is 14-37-3 against the spread in its last 54 conference games, and is 5-11-3 ATS in its last 19 games coming off a loss. Meanwhile, the Lobos have been an excellent play at home, covering the spread in six of their last seven home games.
SUNDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: NEW MEXICO LOBOS -2