Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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The Colorado State Rams head to The Pit to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 2.5 point favorites.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 18-9 and a road record of 6-4. They are 15-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-9. The Lobos have an overall record of 16-11 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 11-13 and they are 10-14 against the spread.
Prentiss Nixon comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Emmanuel Omogbo averages 14.3 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 10.8 rebounds per game for Colorado State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
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Elijah Brown averages 18.8 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Lobos. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Tim Williams averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Colorado State averages 71.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 203rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 278th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 143rd in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 36th and 315th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 58th with 11.8 per game. The Rams allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 285th in Division 1.
New Mexico averages 75.3 points per game this year which ranks them 115th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 53rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 246th in the nation. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 243rd and 133rd respectively. In the turnover department the Lobos rank 187th with 13.3 per game. The Lobos allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 192nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 150th and 298th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 80th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 271st place in the nation. The Lobos force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 108th in college basketball.
The Rams average 67.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.7 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 106.6 and they assist on 46.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Colorado State turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.7%. The Rams give up 67 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Lobos score 78.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8 points per game. The Lobos have a rating on offense of 105.9 and 54.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. New Mexico turns it over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.9%. The Lobos give up 70.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 15-6 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 11-9 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-14 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 11-13 against the over/under
Colorado State Rams Injuries
01/18/17 G Alex Tarkanian Personal left the team
01/05/17 F Che Bob Academics out for season
01/05/17 G Devocio Butler Academics out for season
01/05/17 F Kimani Jackson Academics out for season
New Mexico Lobos Injuries
01/31/17 F Tim Williams Foot out indefinitely
01/07/17 G Xavier Adams Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado State +2.5
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