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New Mexico vs. Nevada College Basketball Odds, Predictions: Mountain West Sharp Betting Picks for Wednesday

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Photo by Aaron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images. Pictured: Will Baker (50) of the Nevada Wolf Pack

  • Recreational college basketball bettors are backing Nevada in Wednesday's Mountain West Conference Tournament game against New Mexico.
  • But just because the public is betting on the favorite doesn't mean it's also the smartest way to bet this game either.
  • Continue reading to see how the college basketball market's sharpest bettors are getting down on Wednesday afternoon's New Mexico vs. Nevada matchup.

New Mexico vs. Nevada Odds

New Mexico Odds +5
Nevada Odds -5
Over/Under 149.5
Date Wednesday, March 9
Time 2 p.m. ET
Channel MW Network

*Odds as of Wednesday morning

The Mountain West is one of a handful of college basketball conference tournaments getting underway Wednesday, with its first matchup pitting 8-seed Nevada against 9-seed New Mexico at 2 p.m. ET.

Nevada topped New Mexico, 79-70, in their only meeting so far this season and the Wolf Pack enters today’s Mountain West Conference Tournament as a 5-point favorite over the Lobos.

Perhaps it’s because of Nevada’s nine-point victory over New Mexico earlier this season, 64% of bettors are laying the points so far, but is that the smartest way to play this matchup?

Below we analyze the latest market activity to determine how savvy bettors are approaching New Mexico vs. Nevada.

New Mexico vs. Nevada Pick