Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Wyoming Cowboys travel to The Pit to play the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Cowboys come into this game with an overall record of 9-9 and a road record of 2-4. They are 8-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-8. The Lobos have an overall record of 10-7 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 8-6 against the spread.
Josh Adams comes into this contest averaging 23.1 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Cowboys. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Jason McManamen averages 12.4 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Wyoming. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Elijah Brown averages 19.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Lobos. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Tim Williams averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Wyoming averages 68.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 253rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 222nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 109th in the country. They average 31 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per game which ranks them 331st and 299th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 190th with 13.1 per game. The Cowboys allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 120th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 111th and 66th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 248th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 58th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 251st in the Division 1.
New Mexico averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 49th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 116th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 129th and 71st respectively. In the turnover department the Lobos rank 337th with 15.7 per game. The Lobos allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 181st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 96th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 216th place in the nation. The Lobos force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in college basketball.
Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 8-5 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 6-8 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 8-6 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 7-7 against the over/under
Wyoming Cowboys 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
01/01/16 C Nikola Scekic Personal left the team
Josh's Pick: Take Wyoming
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