Davidson at New Mexico State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
Stan Sheriff Center
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The Davidson Wildcats travel to Stan Sheriff Center to play the New Mexico State Aggies on Friday, December 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has New Mexico State as 1 point favorites.
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Davidson heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.8 as they are averaging 80.3 points per contest while giving up 73.5 per game. New Mexico State has an overall record of 9-2. They are averaging 74.8 points per game and surrendering 65.2, good for a point differential of 9.6.
Valuable Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Davidson Wildcats are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 2-0 against the spread this season
The New Mexico State Aggies are 0-3 against the over/under this year
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
11/27/17 F Nathan Ekwu Knee is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Cal Freundlich ACL is out for season
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Peyton Aldridge averages 21.5 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 79%. Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 16.4 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Zach Lofton averages 19.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Jemerrio Jones averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.6 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson averages 80.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 82nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 120th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 108th in the country. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 19.9 assists per game, which ranks them 293rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 349th with 9.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 73.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 210th in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 289th and 297th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 204th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 196th place in college basketball. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico State is 189th in the country with 74.8 points per game this year. They are 73rd in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 9.6. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 286th in college basketball. They are 43rd in the nation in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game, and 166th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Aggies are 129th in turnovers per game with 14.2. The Aggies surrender 65.2 points per contest, which ranks them 51st in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 107th and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 9.5 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 30.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 236th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season.
The Wildcats are 265th in the country in defensive rating with 105.4, and their offensive rating of 115.1 is ranked 34th. They are 231st in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 38th. As a unit they are 55th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 54% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in D-1. Davidson is 348th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 281st in the country.
New Mexico State is 134th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 105th in Division 1. The Aggies are 47th in the nation in defensive rating with 92.6, and their offensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 157th. They are 205th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 123rd. As a unit they are 180th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Davidson/New Mexico State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico State -1
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