Fresno State vs New Mexico: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 28, 2021

The Fresno State Bulldogs (4-3) are at home in MWC action against the New Mexico Lobos (4-3) on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 11:00 PM ET. The Bulldogs are favored by 6.5 points in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s point total is set at 131.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 28, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Lobos (+6.5)

The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.5 points of each other.

Pick OU:
Over (131)

The model projects a total 3.8 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Fresno State 70, New Mexico 64

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Bulldogs this season is 76.8 points, 7.8 more points than their implied total of 69 points in Thursday’s game.
  • So far this season, Fresno State has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (69) five times.
  • The 75.2-point average implied total on the season for the Lobos is 13.2 more points than the team’s 62-point implied total in this matchup.
  • New Mexico is aiming to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (62) for the fourth time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Fresno State and New Mexico Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 6.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Bulldogs 2-3 2-0 2-3
Lobos 2-2 0-0 0-4

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Fresno State New Mexico
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/20/2021 Boise State Loss 73-51 1/18/2021 UNLV Loss 53-46
1/17/2021 Nevada Loss 79-65 1/16/2021 UNLV Loss 77-54
1/10/2021 San Jose State Win 80-65 1/13/2021 Dixie State Win 72-63
1/8/2021 San Jose State Win 79-64 1/8/2021 Utah State Loss 82-46
1/2/2021 Wyoming Loss 78-74 12/17/2020 LeTourneau Win 90-58

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