Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to The Pit to play the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Aztecs come into this game with an overall record of 21-8 and a road record of 8-2. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-14. The Lobos have an overall record of 16-13 and a home record of 12-3. They have an over/under record of 15-11 and they are 12-13 against the spread.
Jeremy Hemsley comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Aztecs. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Trey Kell averages 12.3 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for San Diego State. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Elijah Brown averages 21.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Lobos. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.2 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 7.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
San Diego State averages 66.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 298th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 288th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 318th in the country. They average 39 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game which ranks them 45th and 332nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 186th with 12.9 per game. The Aztecs allow 60.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 66th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in the Division 1.
New Mexico averages 77.3 points per game this year which ranks them 65th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 35th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 96th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 120th and 74th respectively. In the turnover department the Lobos rank 339th with 15.2 per game. The Lobos allow 73.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 211th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 84th and 58th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 248th place in the nation. The Lobos force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in college basketball.
The Aztecs average 65.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 10.3 per contest. The Aztecs have an offensive rating of 101 and they assist on 46.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. San Diego State turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34%. The Aztecs give up 61.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 61 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Lobos score 80.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.4 points per game. The Lobos have a rating on offense of 106.1 and 55.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.6 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 30% of their shots. New Mexico turns it over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.9%. The Lobos give up 68.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 84.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-11 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-14 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 12-13 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 15-11 against the over/under
San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
02/29/16 C Obij Aget Knee injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. San Diego State
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego State
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