Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Lancers versus the Aggies? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Pan American Center in Las Cruces, NM. The Lancers come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 137.5 points.


The Pick: New Mexico State Aggies +1

This game will be played at Pan American Center at 9:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Aggies.
  • Not only will New Mexico State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Do the Lancers Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?

The Lancers of California Baptist have played a total of 13 games this season, entering with a record of 8-4. In their road games, they have a 2-1 record, while at home they are 4-3. California Baptist has a sub-.500 ATS record at 3-7 thus far. Over their last five games, the team is 1-4 vs. the spread.

California Baptist comes in with an over/under record of 5-5-0 through 12 games, with their games averaging a combined 137.5 points per game so far. When assessing the Lancers' performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the California Baptist offense ended with 74 points against Chicago State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 46.7% and made 4 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Dominique Daniels Jr., who is averaging 18.5 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Blondeau Tchoukuiegno also maintains a PPG average of 11.2 heading into game.

At this time, the Lancers' defense is positioned 55th in the country, permitting 65.5 points per game. In their previous game vs. Chicago State, the Cougars finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 62 points vs. California Baptist.

Will the Aggies Win at Pan American Center?

As they prepare for their 15th game, New Mexico State currently holds a 5-9 overall record. In away games, the Aggies have yet to secure a win, going 0-7, while they have a 1-2 record at home. Regarding ATS, New Mexico State has a record of 5-5 thus far in the season. To be specific, the Aggies are 4-3 vs. the spread when playing on the road, while they are 1-2 at home vs. the spread.

In 14 games, New Mexico State comes in with an over/under mark of 7-3-0, with their games averaging 149.4 points per game. The Aggies have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 138 points per game.

In their most recent game, the New Mexico State offense put up just 59 points vs. the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Overall, they are now averaging 71.2 points per game which is 300th in the country. The team's scoring leader is Christian Cook, who holds an average of 10.9 as they head into today's matchup. Additionally, Robert Carpenter is averaging 10.2 points per game this season.

On the defensive side, New Mexico State is currently hovering around the NCAA's average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.6 points per game. New Mexico State's three-point defense is currently 86th in the country at 6.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.1% of their shots vs. New Mexico State.