Saturday, January 23, 2016
Event Center Arena
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Event Center Arena to play the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Lobos come into this game with an overall record of 10-8 and a road record of 2-3. They are 8-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Spartans have an overall record of 6-13 and a home record of 4-4. They have an over/under record of 11-5 and they are 10-5 against the spread.
Elijah Brown comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Lobos. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Tim Williams averages 16.1 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for New Mexico. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Ryan Welage averages 12.9 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Spartans. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 52%. Frank Rogers averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
New Mexico averages 76.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 85th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 39th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 135th in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 118th and 79th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 335th with 15.4 per game. The Lobos allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 181st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 97th and 36th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 49th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 208th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in the Division 1.
San Jose State averages 68.8 points per game this year which ranks them 244th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -7.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 256th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 324th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 239th and 105th respectively. In the turnover department the Spartans rank 261st with 13.8 per game. The Spartans allow 76.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 198th and 298th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 254th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 195th place in the nation. The Spartans force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in college basketball.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 8-7 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 8-7 against the over/under
San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 10-5 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 11-5 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
01/22/16 G Cullen Neal Concussion expected to miss Saturday vs. San Jose State
01/01/16 C Nikola Scekic Personal left the team
San Jose State Spartans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico
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