Betting on today's Lobos and Rams game? Catch the action at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, CO, as the Rams hosts this showdown at 10:30 ET on FS1. The over/under for this game is set at 158 points, and the Rams are the home favorites against the Lobos in a Mountain West conference matchup.

NEW MEXICO LOBOS VS COLORADO STATE RAMS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Colorado State Rams -3.5

This game will be played at Moby Arena at 10:30 ET on Tuesday, January 2nd.

WHY BET THE COLORADO STATE RAMS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Rams.
  • Not only will Colorado State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 158 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can the Lobos Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

This is the 14th game of the season for New Mexico, who have a 12-1 record. So far this season, all of the Lobos' games have been played on the road. Currently, New Mexico holds an ATS record above .500 at 9-3. Their overall ATS mark for this year consists of a 3-2 record on the road vs. the spread and a 6-1 record at home.

Looking at their over/under performance through 13 games, New Mexico has an over/under record of 5-7-0, with their games averaging 152.6 points per game on average. The Lobos' last five games have culminated with an average of 148 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.

The New Mexico offense is coming off a game where they scored 78 points against UC Irvine. They posted a field goal percentage of 39.4% and connected on 5 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Donovan Dent, who is averaging 16.8 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, JT Toppin also maintains a PPG average of 12.4 heading into game.

Coming into today's game, the New Mexico defense is giving up an average of 67.2 points per contest. In their previous game vs. UC Irvine, the Anteaters finished with a field goal percentage of 39% and a total of 65 points vs. New Mexico.

Can the Rams Live Up to the Hype at Home?

As they prepare to play their 14th game of the season, Colorado State boasts a 12-1 overall record. In their last ten home games, which includes those from last year, Colorado State has a home record of 9-1. Entering today's game, Colorado State holds a 9-3 record against the spread. Over their last five games, the team is 2-2 versus the spread.

In 13 games, Colorado State comes in with an over/under mark of 6-5-1, with their games averaging 151.8 points per game. The Rams' have recorded an over/under record of 0-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 149 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the Colorado State offense ended with 76 points against Loyola Marymount. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 56.6% and made 6 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Dominique Clifford with 23 points. Isaiah Stevens also added 19 points for the Rams.

Currently, the Rams' defense holds the 101st rank in the nation, allowing 68.2 points per game. In their previous game vs. Loyola Marymount, the Lions finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 67 points vs. Colorado State.