Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Thomas & Mack Center
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Thomas & Mack Center to play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 5 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 10-6 and a road record of 2-2. They are 8-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-7. The Runnin' Rebels have an overall record of 9-7 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 4-11 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
Elijah Brown comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Lobos. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Tim Williams averages 16.5 points per game in 31.8 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 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Patrick McCaw averages 13 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Runnin' Rebels. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Derrick Jones Jr. averages 9.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 18.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
New Mexico averages 77.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 77th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 37th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 130th in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 144th and 60th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 339th with 15.8 per game. The Lobos allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 168th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 104th and 34th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 213th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 87th in the Division 1.
UNLV averages 71.8 points per game this year which ranks them 176th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 153rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 167th in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 192nd and 110th respectively. In the turnover department the Runnin' Rebels rank 326th with 15.2 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 73rd and 126th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 58th place in the nation. The Runnin' Rebels force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in college basketball.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 8-5 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 6-7 against the over/under
UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 7-8 against the spread
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 4-11 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
UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
11/27/15 F Goodluck Okonoboh Personal left the program
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico
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