Saturday's game that pits the New Mexico State Aggies (2-2) against the Northern Colorado Bears (2-1) at Pan American Center should be a tight matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 74-73 in favor of New Mexico State. Game time is at 9:00 PM ET on November 18.

According to our computer prediction, Northern Colorado projects to cover the 7.5-point spread in its matchup against New Mexico State. The total is currently listed at 145.5, and the two sides are projected to hit the over.

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Northern Colorado vs. New Mexico State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Venue: Pan American Center
  • Line: New Mexico State -7.5
  • Point Total: 145.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): New Mexico State -300, Northern Colorado +230

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Northern Colorado vs. New Mexico State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: New Mexico State 74, Northern Colorado 73

Spread & Total Prediction for Northern Colorado vs. New Mexico State

  • Pick ATS: Northern Colorado (+7.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (145.5)

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Northern Colorado Performance Insights

  • Northern Colorado was ranked 133rd in college basketball offensively last season with 73.6 points per game, while defensively it was 15th-worst (77.5 points allowed per game).
  • The Bears ranked 266th in the nation with 30.2 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, they ranked 257th with 32.2 rebounds allowed per contest.
  • Last year Northern Colorado ranked 313th in college basketball in assists, delivering 11.3 per game.
  • The Bears ranked 13th-worst in college basketball with 9.5 forced turnovers per contest. Meanwhile, they committed 11.7 turnovers per game (160th-ranked in college basketball).
  • Last year the Bears sank 8.3 three-pointers per game (74th-ranked in college basketball) and shot 35.8% (87th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • Northern Colorado surrendered 6.6 three-pointers per game (100th-ranked in college basketball) last season, while allowing a 33.0% three-point percentage (120th-ranked).
  • When it comes to shot breakdown, Northern Colorado took 59.8% two-pointers (accounting for 67.9% of the team's baskets) and 40.2% from beyond the arc (32.1%).

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