New Mexico vs Air Force: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 22, 2021

The New Mexico Lobos (4-7) visit the Air Force Falcons (4-13) as 1-point favorites after Makuach Maluach put up 30 points in the Lobos 79-67 loss to Wyoming. The matchup airs on CBS Sports at 9:30 PM ET on Monday, February 22, 2021. The over/under for the matchup is 125.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 22, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Falcons (+1)

The data strongly suggests betting on the Falcons in this one. The model favors them while DraftKings has the Lobos favored and the difference between the two is 3.7 points.

Pick OU:
Over (125.5)

The model projects a total 6.8 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

Prediction: Air Force 68, New Mexico 65

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 Lobos’ average implied point total this season is 8.5 more points than their implied total in Monday’s game (72.5 implied points on average compared to 64 implied points in this game).
  • This season, New Mexico has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (64) six times.
  • The Falcons’ average implied point total on the season (70.7 points) is 8.7 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (62 points).
  • Air Force will attempt to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (62) for the eighth time this season.

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

New Mexico and Air Force Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Lobos 3-5 1-0 2-6
Falcons 8-9 2-2 10-7

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

Last 5 Games

New Mexico Air Force
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/19/2021 Wyoming Loss 79-67 2/13/2021 Fresno State Loss 67-64
2/17/2021 Wyoming Loss 83-74 2/11/2021 Fresno State Loss 69-63
1/30/2021 Fresno State Loss 65-55 2/8/2021 UNLV Loss 69-64
1/28/2021 Fresno State Loss 64-62 2/6/2021 UNLV Loss 68-58
1/18/2021 UNLV Loss 53-46 1/30/2021 San Jose State Loss 75-62

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