UNLV vs New Mexico: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The UNLV Rebels (2-5) are at home in MWC action against the New Mexico Lobos (4-1) on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 5:30 PM ET. The Rebels are double-digit favorites by 10.5 points in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The point total is 141.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UNLV Betting Information

  • The Rebels are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 2-3
  • The Rebels have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 10.5 points, going 0-1 this season.
  • In 60% of its games this season (3/5), UNLV and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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

UNLV Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bryce Hamilton 8 21.3 5.1 3.3 1.1 0.0 2.0
David Jenkins Jr. 8 15.4 1.9 1.6 0.5 0.0 2.9
Caleb Grill 8 11.4 3.0 1.9 1.9 0.0 2.8
Cheikh Mbacke Diong 8 7.0 8.4 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.0
Marvin Coleman 6 6.7 2.5 4.0 0.8 0.0 0.5

New Mexico Betting Information

  • So far this season, New Mexico has an even 1-1 record ATS.
  • The Lobos and their opponents have regularly been held under this season, only hitting the over in 0% (0) of their two games played.

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

New Mexico Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Makuach Maluach 10 13.6 5.9 1.3 1.0 0.7 1.0
Rod Brown 10 9.0 5.4 1.4 0.3 0.6 0.0
Saquan Singleton 10 8.1 4.2 2.2 0.9 0.6 0.0
Bayron Matos 10 6.4 4.6 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.0
Valdir Manuel 10 6.2 3.6 0.4 0.1 1.1 0.2

Total Facts

  • UNLV and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 141.5 total in four out of seven games (57.1%) this season.
  • In two out of New Mexico’s five games this year (40%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 150.9 points per game, 9.4 points more than the point total of 141.5 for this contest.
  • The 138.2 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 3.3 fewer than the 141.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Rebels games is 146.6 points, 5.1 more than the over/under of 141.5 points for this contest.
  • Lobos games have a total points bet of 142.6 points this season, 1.1 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 New Mexico New Mexico -2.5 154 -146 +118 Regular Season 78-73 UNLV
1/18/2020 UNLV UNLV -5 146 -226 +179 Regular Season 99-78 UNLV
1/22/2019 N/A UNLV N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-58 UNLV
1/8/2019 N/A New Mexico N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-69 UNLV

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