Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Utah State Aggies travel to The Pit to play the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 3-2. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Lobos have an overall record of 9-6 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 7-5 against the spread.
Jalen Moore comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 31 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Chris Smith averages 12.9 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Utah State. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Elijah Brown averages 19.4 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Lobos. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Tim Williams averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Utah State averages 71.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 194th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 140th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 67th in the country. They average 35 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 226th and 108th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 87th with 12 per game. The Aggies allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 130th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 230th and 299th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 91st and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 262nd in the Division 1.
New Mexico averages 77.5 points per game this year which ranks them 81st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 41st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 119th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 172nd and 63rd respectively. In the turnover department the Lobos rank 339th with 15.9 per game. The Lobos allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 185th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 133rd and 74th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 44th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 224th place in the nation. The Lobos force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 85th in college basketball.
Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 4-7 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 6-5 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 7-5 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 6-6 against the over/under
Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/12/15 F David Collette Personal quit the team
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
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