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Chicago State Cougars vs New Mexico State Aggies 03/12/2020 Odds, Predictions and Game Analysis

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Chicago State Cougars vs New Mexico State Aggies 03/12/2020 Odds, Predictions and Game Analysis

Chicago State Cougars vs New Mexico State Aggies 03/12/2020 – The New Mexico State Aggies are opening up the Western Athletic Conference tournament as the top-seeded team going up against the Chicago State Cougars. Both teams are set to clash this Thursday, March 12 at the Orleans Arena in Paradise, Nevada. ESPN+ will be the official broadcast partner for this game and they will air it live on television at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. SofaScore will also feature the live stream of the match through their website. Finishing as the best team in their respective conference, How To Bet On NCAA Basketball sees the Cougars as the heavy favorites in this game.

Chicago State Cougars vs New Mexico State Aggies 03/12/2020

When: Thursday, March 12, 3:00 PM ET
Where: Orleans Arena, Paradise, Nevada
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

Chicago State Cougars vs New Mexico State Aggies 03/12/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chicago State Cougars +27.5 (-110) 132.5 o (-105) +1995
New Mexico State Aggies -27.5 (-110) 132.5 u (-115) -10677
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Chicago State Cougars

The Chicago State Cougars are win-less in the Western Athletic Conference at 0-14 but they managed to squeeze in a few victories overall in the NCAA season with 4-25. With that, they will pay the price of facing the top team in their division in the first round. Johnson is the best player in this team and h leads them with 15.4 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.4 steals while Lewis backs him up with 12.2 points, 4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and a steal. Davis also helps out but he only averages 7.2 points and 4.7 rebounds a game. Aside from those three, there is not much to expect from the bench of the Cougars.

Players to watch: X. Johnson G (23 GP 30.1 MIN 15.4 PTS 2.7 REB 2.8 AST 1.4 STL 0 BLK 4.2 TO 41.2 FG% 86.4 FT% 39.2 3PT%), A. Lewis G (26 GP 29.5 MIN 12.2 PTS 4 REB 1.6 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 40 FG% 86.6 FT% 29.4 3PT%), K. Davis F 23 GP 23.9 MIN 7.2 PTS 4.7 REB 1 AST 0.2 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 47 FG% 71.9 FT% 33.3 3PT%).

New Mexico State Aggies

The New Mexico State Aggies are the top team in the Western Athletic Conference and they went undefeated in 16 contests. In the overall season in the NCAA, the Aggies finished with a record of 25-6. Queen is the best player on this team as he averages 13.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists while Rice provides them with 12.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists. Aurrechoechea is the third leading scorer with 11.4 points and 5.6 rebounds. This team has a deep bench to boast and their top player’s numbers are underwhelming is because they don’t play much since the games are mostly blowouts.

Players to watch: T. Queen G (26 GP 27.5 MIN 13.2 PTS 5.2 REB 2.4 AST 1.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 47.1 FG% 81.4 FT% 38.7 3PT%), J. Rice G 30 GP (26.3 MIN 12.8 PTS 5.1 REB 1.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 46.8 FG% 82.7 FT% 38.8 3PT%), I. Aurrecoechea F 31 GP (24.2 MIN 11.4 PTS 5.6 REB 0.9 AST 0.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 57.9 FG% 65 FT% 33.3 3PT%).

Chicago State Cougars vs New Mexico State Aggies Betting Predictions

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Chicago State Cougars

Chicago State is 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago State’s last 10 games.
Cougars are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
Chicago State is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against New Mexico State.
Cougars are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against New Mexico State.

New Mexico State Aggies

New Mexico State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Aggies are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games.
New Mexico State is 19-0 SU in their last 19 games this season.
Aggies are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Athletic Conference.
New Mexico State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in March.

Chicago State Cougars vs New Mexico State Aggies Betting Picks

This is a very lopsided game and Online Sportsbook just sees a massacre waiting to happen as the Cougars will just be mauled by the Aggies. Expect the game to be finished early and the second unit of New Mexico to take over the soonest to give their starters some fresh legs heading to the next round.

Moneyline:  The ML given to the Aggies is a wild -10677 while the Cougars are at a widest +1995 if they pull out a miracle win.

Spread:  The widest margins that you can think of across the spread as the Cougars are at +27.5 while the Aggies are on the far end with -27.5. 

Total: 132.5 is the predicted total for this game as the Aggies will go under and the Cougars are over.  

Score Prediction: 81-52, New Mexico State Aggies.