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The No. 6 seed Abilene Christian Wildcats look to complete their surprising run through the 2022 WAC Tournament with a win over top-seeded New Mexico State in the finals on Saturday evening. The Wildcats beat Utah Valley, Stephen F. Austin and Seattle to work their way through the WAC bracket. New Mexico State had a triple-bye and then held off Grand Canyon in the semis.

Tipoff is set for 10 p.m. ET in Las Vegas. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Aggies as 5.5-point favorites in the latest New Mexico State vs. Abilene Christian odds. The over-under for total points is set at 135.5. Before entering any Abilene Christian vs. New Mexico St. picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $1,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on New Mexico St. vs. Abilene Christian. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Abilene Christian vs. New Mexico State:

  • New Mexico St. vs. Abilene Christian spread: New Mexico St. -5.5
  • New Mexico St. vs. Abilene Christian over-under: 135.5 points
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What you need to know about Abilene Christian

Abilene Christian lost two games in a three-game stretch at the end of February, but it responded with consecutive wins over Dixie State and Tarleton State to close the regular season. The Wildcats battled through a close game against Utah Valley State in their opening game of the WAC Tournament, using a late run to pick up an 82-74 win. They have added wins over No. 3 seed Stephen F. Austin and No. 2 seed Seattle to punch their ticket to the title game. 

The Wildcats trailed by one point with 1:32 remaining against Seattle on Friday, but they scored five straight points to take control. Junior forward Airion Simmons, who is the team's leading scorer, had 21 points and eight rebounds in the win. Abilene Christian has covered the spread in five of its last seven games. 

What you need to know about New Mexico State

The Aggies have the clear edge in rest after playing just one game in Las Vegas thus far. They've also been great against the spread this season, going 16-12 ATS overall with a 9-4 ATS mark on short rest. New Mexico State already picked up one win and cover over Abilene this season, knocking the Wildcats off 77-63 on Jan. 15, easily covering the 8.5-point spread.

New Mexico State is solid defensively, giving up just 65.5 points per game. It had some lockdown defensive performances late in the season, holding Utah Valley to just 46 points and limiting Seattle to 55 down the stretch. Guard Teddy Allen leads the way offensively with 19.6 points per game. 

How to make Abilene Christian vs. New Mexico State picks

The model is leaning over on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Abilene Christian vs. New Mexico State? And which side covers well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks.