Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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The Boise State Broncos travel to The Pit to play the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 152.5.
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The Broncos come into this game with an overall record of 17-9 and a road record of 4-5. They are 11-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-12. The Lobos have an overall record of 15-10 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 12-10 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
James Webb comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Broncos. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Mikey Thompson averages 12.5 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Boise State. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Elijah Brown averages 20.7 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Lobos. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Tim Williams averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Boise State averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 87th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 125th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 218th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 268th and 184th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 47th with 11.3 per game. The Broncos allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 178th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 276th and 261st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 71st and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 143rd place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 98th in the Division 1.
New Mexico averages 77.6 points per game this year which ranks them 60th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 35th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 103rd and 71st respectively. In the turnover department the Lobos rank 331st with 15 per game. The Lobos allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 177th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 52nd and 38th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 214th place in the nation. The Lobos force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 155th in college basketball.
The Broncos average 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.7 per contest. The Broncos have an offensive rating of 110.8 and they assist on 51.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. Boise State turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.2%. The Broncos give up 73.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Lobos score 80.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.9 points per game. The Lobos have a rating on offense of 106.5 and 55.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. New Mexico turns it over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.7%. The Lobos give up 65.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 11-13 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 12-12 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 12-9 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 12-10 against the over/under
Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/08/15 F David Wacker Foot out for season
11/10/15 G Malek Harwell Knee out for season
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
Josh's Pick: Take Boise State
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