Steve Alford has some incredible numbers to consider when making your NCAA basketball picks on Wednesday night, when the New Mexico Lobos (11-0) finish off a back-to-back set against the New Mexico State Aggies (5-5), with the opening tip scheduled for 9:00 p.m. ET at the Pan American Center.
The Lobos are 3.5-point road favorites in the current college basketball betting odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 136 in the market.
Alford has won 18 of his last 19 games in the month of December, while New Mexico has compiled an impressive 13-3 against-the-spread (ATS) mark in that situation since 2010.
Let's take a closer look at this in-state rivalry from a betting perspective, while offering a college basketball prediction along the way.