Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Lobos come into this game with an overall record of 14-8 and a road record of 4-3. They are 11-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-9. The Aztecs have an overall record of 17-6 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 7-12 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Elijah Brown comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Lobos. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Tim Williams averages 17.1 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for New Mexico. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Jeremy Hemsley averages 13 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Aztecs. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Trey Kell averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
New Mexico averages 78.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 55th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 57th in the country. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game which ranks them 107th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 338th with 15.6 per game. The Lobos allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 180th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 57th and 69th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 225th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in the Division 1.
San Diego State averages 65.5 points per game this year which ranks them 307th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 302nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 326th in the nation. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 9.8 assists per contest which ranks them 41st and 340th respectively. In the turnover department the Aztecs rank 204th with 13.1 per game. The Aztecs allow 60.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 75th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the nation. The Aztecs force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in college basketball.
The Lobos average 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.7 per contest. The Lobos have an offensive rating of 106.6 and they assist on 55% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. New Mexico turns the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Lobos give up 79 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Aztecs score 66.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.8 points per game. The Aztecs have a rating on offense of 100.1 and 44.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. San Diego State turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.5%. The Aztecs give up 58 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 11-7 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-9 against the over/under
San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-8 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 7-12 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
San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico
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