Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to The Pit to play the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 19-9 and a road record of 4-7. They are 12-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-11. The Lobos have an overall record of 16-12 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 14-11 and they are 12-12 against the spread.
Marvelle Harris comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Karachi Edo averages 9.4 points per game in 23.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Fresno State. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Elijah Brown averages 21.1 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lobos. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. 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 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Fresno State averages 72.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 165th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 247th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 201st in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 85th and 178th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 42nd with 11.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 70.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 88th and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 227th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 107th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 34th in the Division 1.
New Mexico averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 69th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 38th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 111th in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 122nd and 78th respectively. In the turnover department the Lobos rank 334th with 15.1 per game. The Lobos allow 73 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 196th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 78th and 53rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 245th place in the nation. The Lobos force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 68.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 103.9 and they assist on 51.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Fresno State turns the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.9%. The Bulldogs give up 72.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Lobos score 80.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14 points per game. The Lobos have a rating on offense of 105.9 and 55.8% 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 30% of their shots. New Mexico turns it over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.7%. The Lobos give up 66.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 12-11 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 12-11 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 12-12 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 14-11 against the over/under
Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
02/23/16 F Torren Jones Undisclosed out indefinitely
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
Guy's Pick: Take Fresno State
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