Saturday, January 2, 2016
Save Mart Center
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Lobos come into this game with an overall record of 8-6 and a road record of 1-2. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 10-4 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 4-5 and they are 5-4 against the spread.
Elijah Brown comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Lobos. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Tim Williams averages 16.4 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game for New Mexico. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Marvelle Harris averages 18.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Torren Jones averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
New Mexico averages 77.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 87th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 54th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 136th in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 190th and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 326th with 15.3 per game. The Lobos allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 195th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 153rd and 140th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 93rd in the Division 1.
Fresno State averages 74.3 points per game this year which ranks them 130th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 155th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 217th in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 69th and 180th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 80th with 12 per game. The Bulldogs allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 144th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 105th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 148th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 159th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in college basketball.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 6-5 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 6-5 against the over/under
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 5-4 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 4-5 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Injuries
12/11/15 C J.J. N'Ganga Achilles out for season
11/17/15 F Devon Williams Neck out for season
01/01/16 C Nikola Scekic Personal left the team
Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico
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