On Friday night, the San José State Spartans will have the opportunity to avenge their loss to the New Mexico Lobos earlier in the season. The game will take place at the Provident Credit Union Event Center, where the home team has won the past seven matchups. The Lobos won the previous game between the two teams 77-57 but have struggled recently, losing all four of their games in February. The Spartans have won three of their last four games and are currently on a four-game winning streak at home.
New Mexico leads the Mountain West Conference in adjusted tempo, averaging 80.6 points per game. However, they struggle with three-point shooting, ranking eighth among MWC schools at 34.9%. They excel in free-throw attempts, leading the conference with 23.6 per game. On the defensive end, the Lobos allow the most points in the conference but have excellent three-point defense, limiting opposing teams to 31.9% from deep.
The Spartans play at a slow pace, ranking 348th in adjusted tempo. They are not a high-scoring team, averaging 68.4 points per game, but they are strong in offensive rebounding, leading the MWC with 11.3 per game. Defensively, they allow the fourth-fewest points in the conference and hold opponents to 41.8% shooting from the floor, which is second only to Boise State in the conference.
This game will be the final meeting between these two teams in the regular season, with tipoff scheduled for 10:30 p.m. EST. The Lobos are currently ranked 62nd and will need to win on the road to improve their position.
Stay tuned to see if the New Mexico Lobos will be able to end their four-game losing streak or if it will be the San Jose State Spartans who can pick up their third straight win in what promises to be a thrilling game in the middle of the Mountain West Conference standings.
New Mexico Lobos vs San Jose State Spartans Game Information
- Date: 02/17/2023
- Time: 10:30 PM ET
- Location: Event Center Arena.
- How to Watch New Mexico vs San Jose St: CBS Sports
- Live Stream: CBS.com
New Mexico vs San Jose St Betting Lines
San Jose St is –125 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $80. On the other side, New Mexico is +105 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $105.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has San Jose St at a 55.56% chance of winning the game, meanwhile New Mexico has 48.78% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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