Saturday, December 19, 2015
Don Haskins Center
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The New Mexico State Aggies travel to Don Haskins Center to play the UTEP Miners on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has New Mexico State as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 5-5 and a road record of 0-3. They are 1-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-4. The Miners have an overall record of 6-3 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 3-3 and they are 3-3 against the spread.
Pascal Siakam comes into this contest averaging 23.2 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 12.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Ian Baker averages 14.1 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for New Mexico State. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Lee Moore averages 15.9 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Miners. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Earvin Morris averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
New Mexico State averages 71.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 173rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 97th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 305th in the country. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 129th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 245th with 14.1 per game. The Aggies allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 74th and 209th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 57th place in the country. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in the Division 1.
UTEP averages 74.5 points per game this year which ranks them 127th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 121st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 237th in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 194th and 101st respectively. In the turnover department the Miners rank 164th with 12.9 per game. The Miners allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 162nd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 47th and 60th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.4 rebounds a game which ranks 330th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 166th place in the nation. The Miners force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in college basketball.
New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 1-3 against the spread
The New Mexico State Aggies are 0-4 against the over/under
UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 3-3 against the spread
The UTEP Miners are 3-3 against the over/under
New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
12/18/15 G Ian Baker Concussion left last game, doubtful Saturday vs. UTEP
12/18/15 G Sidy Ndir Knee "?" Saturday vs. UTEP
UTEP Miners Injuries
12/18/15 G Omega Harris Academics "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico State
12/13/15 F Brodricks Jones Knee out indefinitely
12/13/15 C Matt Willms Foot out for season
12/04/15 G Josh McSwiggan Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico State
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