Saturday, January 30, 2016
Taco Bell Arena
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 6 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 12-8 and a road record of 3-3. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Broncos have an overall record of 15-6 and a home record of 10-1. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 10-9 against the spread.
Elijah Brown comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Lobos. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Tim Williams averages 16.4 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for New Mexico. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
James Webb averages 16.3 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Anthony Drmic averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
New Mexico averages 77.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 62nd in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 101st and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 339th with 15.8 per game. The Lobos allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 49th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 205th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 132nd in the Division 1.
Boise State averages 75.9 points per game this year which ranks them 97th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 109th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 228th in the nation. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 278th and 187th respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 41st with 11.2 per game. The Broncos allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 147th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 257th and 155th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 80th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 133rd place in the nation. The Broncos force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 117th in college basketball.
The Lobos average 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 15.3 per contest. The Lobos have an offensive rating of 105.8 and they assist on 55.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.1 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 28% of their shots. New Mexico turns the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.7%. The Lobos give up 78.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Broncos score 78.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 84 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.8 points per game. The Broncos have a rating on offense of 111.1 and 52.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Boise State turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.1%. The Broncos give up 68.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-7 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 8-9 against the over/under
Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 10-9 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 9-10 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
Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/08/15 F David Wacker Foot out for season
11/10/15 G Malek Harwell Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico
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