Who's Playing

New Mexico @ UAB

Current Records: New Mexico 4-1; UAB 4-1

What to Know

The UAB Blazers will take on the New Mexico Lobos at 7 p.m. ET Thursday at Orleans Arena. These two teams are strolling into their contest after big wins in their previous games.

The Blazers simply couldn't be stopped on Sunday, as they easily beat the Alabama A&M Bulldogs at home 86-41.

As for New Mexico, they have more to be thankful for after their game against the Western New Mexico Mustangs on Monday. The Lobos blew past Western New Mexico 88-63.

UAB is the favorite in this one, with an expected 11.5-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (3-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.

Their wins lifted both teams to an identical 4-1. Both UAB and New Mexico have easy wins in recent memory. We'll see which one's ego takes a hit when they face off.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Orleans Arena -- Paradise, Nevada
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Blazers are a big 11.5-point favorite against the Lobos, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Bettors have moved against the Blazers slightly, as the game opened with the Blazers as a 13.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -112

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.