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UConn vs. New Mexico State – NCAA Tournament First Round – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The 12th-seeded New Mexico State Aggies (27-6) take the court in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against the No. 5 seed UConn Huskies (23-9) on Thursday at KeyBank Center. The matchup tips off at 6:50 PM. New Mexico State is a 7-point underdog in the game. Here’s what you need to know before filling out your brackets for this 5-12 matchup in the West Regional Region.

UConn vs. New Mexico State Predictions

UConn vs. New Mexico State Betting Odds

UConn vs New Mexico State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
UConn -7 132.5 points

UConn vs. New Mexico State Last 10 Games

  • UConn is 2-6-1 against the spread and 6-4 overall during its past 10 matchups.
  • UConn’s past 10 games saw three hit the over.
  • The past 10 Huskies games averaged 5.1 more points (137.6) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Huskies have a points-per-game average 7.1 points below their season-long scoring average.
  • New Mexico State is 7-3 overall and 5-5-0 against the spread over its past 10 contests.
  • The final scores of the last 10 New Mexico State games have surpassed the set total six times.
  • The last 10 Aggies games averaged 138.8 total points, 6.3 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • In their past 10 games, the Aggies have a 72.0 points-per-game average, 0.8 points above their season-long scoring average.

UConn vs. New Mexico State Betting Trends

  • UConn has put together a 13-18-1 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 7-point favorites or more, the Huskies have an ATS record of 6-10.
  • This season, UConn’s games have hit the over 19 times out of 33 chances.
  • The Huskies score 75.2 points per game, 12.1 more points than the 63.1 the Aggies allow.
  • UConn has a 12-10-1 record against the spread and a 20-3 record overall when putting up more than 63.1 points.
  • New Mexico State has covered the spread in a game 16 times this season (16-12-0).
  • The Aggies are a perfect 1-0 ATS when playing as at least 7-point underdogs.
  • Games involving New Mexico State have hit the over 15 times out of 28 chances this season.
  • The Aggies put up an average of 71.2 points per game, six more points than the 65.2 the Huskies allow to opponents.
  • New Mexico State has put together an 11-9 ATS record and a 20-3 overall record in games it scores more than 65.2 points.

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UConn vs. New Mexico State Over/Under Trends

  • UConn and its opponents have combined to outscore Thursday’s over/under of 132.5 points 22 times this season.
  • There have been 16 New Mexico State games that have finished with a combined score higher than 132.5 points this season.
  • The Huskies average 75.2 points per game against the Aggies’ 71.2, amounting to 13.9 points over the contest’s total of 132.5.
  • This game’s over/under is 4.2 fewer points than the 128.3 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020.
  • On average, the Huskies have seen a 138.0 over/under in their games this season, 5.5 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 6.0 points separates the average total points bet in Aggies’ games (138.5 points) and this matchup’s over/under (132.5 points).

UConn Team Leaders

  • R.J. Cole: 15.7 PTS, 1.1 STL, 41.3 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (57-for-168)
  • Adama Sanogo: 14.9 PTS, 8.9 REB, 2 BLK, 50.6 FG%
  • Tyrese Martin: 13.7 PTS, 7.6 REB, 45.2 FG%, 42.7 3PT% (41-for-96)
  • Andre Jackson: 6.8 PTS, 7 REB, 1.2 STL, 42.2 FG%, 36.7 3PT% (22-for-60)
  • Isaiah Whaley: 7.6 PTS, 2.2 BLK, 50.8 FG%, 29.4 3PT% (15-for-51)

New Mexico State Team Leaders

  • Teddy Allen: 19.3 PTS, 1.2 STL, 44.2 FG%, 32.4 3PT% (68-for-210)
  • Jabari Rice: 12.2 PTS, 39.8 FG%, 34 3PT% (53-for-156)
  • Johnny McCants: 8.5 PTS, 1.8 BLK, 50.8 FG%, 23 3PT% (17-for-74)
  • William McNair: 6.7 PTS, 55.2 FG%, 23.5 3PT% (4-for-17)
  • Mike Peake: 4.3 PTS, 51 FG%, 37 3PT% (17-for-46)

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