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#843 New Mexico 160 vs.
#844 Air Force -3
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 9:00pm EST
Written by Bosun Akinpelu

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New Mexico Lobos vs Air Force Falcons

Where: Clune Arena, Colorado Springs, CO

When: Wednesday, February 26, 9:00 PM. ET.

The Air Force Falcons will be trying to snap their two-game losing streak when they take on the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday night.

Lobos Trying To Snap Four-Game Losing Streak

The Lobos have struggled over the last two weeks and have lost their last four games. They will be trying to put an end to their losing streak with a win over the Falcons, which will give them their second win in their last nine games.

New Mexico is a very good offensive team, averaging 77.9 points per game. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 32 percent from three-point range. They finished with 61 points in their last game and will need to do a better job offensively if they want to get the win.

Vance Jackson led the way for the Lobos with 19 points and seven rebounds. Keith McGee finished with 12 points and three rebounds, while JaQuan Lyle added six points and four rebounds for the Lobos.

New Mexico has struggled defensively, giving up 76.5 points per game. They gave up 74 points in their last game and will need to do a better job on defense if they want to get past the Falcons.

Falcons Going For Second Win In Four Games

The Falcons haven’t done well in conference play, losing 12 of their 16 Mountain West games. They have lost their last two games and will try to put an end to the streak with a win over the Lobos, which will give them their second win in their last four games.

Air Force has played well offensively, averaging 73.8 points per game. The team is shooting 45 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point range. They finished with 72 points in their last game and will need a similar offensive performance if they want to beat the Lobos.

Lavelle Scottie led the way for the Falcons with 17 points and seven rebounds. Ryan Swan finished with 14 points and nine rebounds, while Caleb Morris added 13 points and four rebounds for the Falcons.

Air Force has also struggled defensively, giving up 74.9 points per game. They gave up 78 points in their last game and will need a better performance if they want to get past the Lobos.

Best Bets for this Game

Full-Game Side Bet

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The Lobos haven’t played well defensively, giving up 76.5 points per game. They are giving up 83.4 points per game on the road and will have a hard time slowing down the Falcons, who are averaging 79.9 points per game at home. The Lobos have played better offensively, averaging 77.9 points per game. They are averaging 72.6 points per game on the road and will struggle to score against the Falcons, who are giving up 74.3 points per game at home. With the Falcons winning three of their last five games against the Lobos, Air Force is the best bet.

Prediction: Air Force Falcons

Full-Game Total Pick

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Both teams have struggled defensively, so expect to see a high-scoring game. The Falcons are giving up 74.3 points per game at home and will have a hard time keeping the Lobos, who are averaging 72.6 points per game on the road, under 75 points in this game because they are giving up 79.6 points per game in their last five games. The Lobos are giving up 83.4 points per game on the road and will also have a hard time keeping the Lobos, who are averaging 79.9 points per game at home, under 80 points in this game. The Falcons and Lobos have played under the total in six of their last 11 games.

Prediction: Over

Half-Time Side Pick

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The Falcons will cover the first-half spread in this game because they have outplayed the Lobos in the first half of their last three games, averaging 36 points per game while the Lobos average 34 points per game.

Prediction: Air Force Falcons

Half-Time Total Bet

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The Falcons and Lobos are averaging 70 combined points per game the first half of their last three games and will go over the first half total in this game if they maintain their current scoring pace.

Prediction: Over
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Written By Bosun Akinpelu

Bosun is very passionate about sports and he feels bad to get paid for doing this, but we here at Winners and Whiners are glad to have him as a part of the team. As someone who minored in Mathematics, Bosun has a lot of faith in numbers, and will make his picks based on stats and not emotions. He has been successfully picking winners for quite some time, so if you want to get paid, then stick with Bosun.