New Mexico State vs Utah Valley: WAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 3 seed New Mexico State Aggies (11-7) are  favorites in the WAC Tournament semifinals when they take on the No. 2 seed Utah Valley Wolverines (10-10) on Friday at Orleans Arena, beginning at 11:00 PM ET on ESPN+. Both teams hope to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 1:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

New Mexico State Betting Information

  • New Mexico State is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 5-9
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Aggies are 5-7 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • New Mexico State and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 14 games this season (42.9%).
  • The Aggies beat UT Rio Grande Valley 77-61 in their last outing on Thursday. C.J. Roberts put up a team-high 5 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 11.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 133.5 point total.

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

New Mexico State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jabari Rice 16 13.3 5.6 2.3 0.7 0.4 1.9
Donnie Tillman 16 10.9 5.8 1.8 0.6 0.3 0.4
Johnny McCants 18 10.3 6.2 1.8 0.9 0.8 1.3
Evan Gilyard 17 8.8 1.9 2.9 1.0 0.0 1.4
Clayton Henry 16 8.6 4.6 1.7 0.8 0.1 1.3

Utah Valley Betting Information

  • Utah Valley has regularly covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 10-8.
  • The Wolverines hold an even 2-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 6-point underdog.
  • 44.4% of Utah Valley’s 18 games this season have reached the over/under.
  • In their last game, the Wolverines got a team-high 14 points from Fardaws Aimaq in a 74-64 loss to Grand Canyon on Saturday. They failed to covered the spread as 7.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 138 points to go under the 138.5 point total.

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

Utah Valley Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jamison Overton 18 15.9 4.2 2.3 1.4 1.0 0.2
Trey Woodbury 21 14.7 4.0 3.9 1.0 0.3 1.5
Fardaws Aimaq 21 14.5 15.1 1.6 0.2 1.7 0.0
Evan Cole 18 11.6 6.3 1.4 0.4 0.8 0.6
Le’Tre Darthard 21 6.0 1.9 1.3 0.3 0.2 1.1

Total Facts

  • New Mexico State and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 137 total in seven out of 18 games (38.9%) this year.
  • 13 Utah Valley games this year (65% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Friday’s over/under of 137 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 145.1 points per game, 8.1 points more than the total of 137 for this matchup.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 137.8 points per game, 0.8 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Aggies have seen a 135.3 average over/under in their games this season, 1.7 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 10.6 points separates the average total points bet in Wolverines games (147.6 points) and this contest’s over/under (137 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/20/2021 New Mexico State New Mexico State -8 138.5 -398 +301 Regular Season 67-60 NM ST
2/19/2021 New Mexico State New Mexico State -9 139.5 -475 +357 Regular Season 69-66 UT VAL
2/15/2020 New Mexico State New Mexico State -14.5 132.5 -1722 +858 Regular Season 84-82 NM ST
1/16/2020 New Mexico State Utah Valley -9 136.5 -476 +354 Regular Season 70-56 NM ST
2/14/2019 N/A New Mexico State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-77 NM ST
1/19/2019 N/A Utah Valley N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-78 NM ST

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