New Mexico State at New Mexico College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/9/2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
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The New Mexico State Aggies travel to Dreamstyle Arena to play the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has New Mexico State as 6 point favorites.
New Mexico State heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 9.5 as they are averaging 75.0 points per contest while giving up 65.5 per game. New Mexico has an overall record of 3-6. They are averaging 82.8 points per game and surrendering 77.4, good for a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 1-0 against the spread this season
The New Mexico State Aggies are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 3-5 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
11/24/17 F Connor MacDougall Ankle is out indefinitely
Zach Lofton averages 17.3 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 74%. Jemerrio Jones averages 11.1 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 11.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 45%.
Sam Logwood averages 14.9 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Chris McNeal averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico State averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 185th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 110th. Behind the arc they shoot 31%, which is good for 299th in the country. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 32nd and 194th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 145th with 14.1 per game. The Aggies allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 111th and 135th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 8.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 4th place in college basketball. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico is 55th in the country with 82.8 points per game this year. They are 287th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 138th in college basketball. They are 253rd in the nation in rebounding with 34.4 boards per game, and 52nd in assists per contest with 16.6. The Lobos are 187th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Lobos surrender 77.4 points per contest, which ranks them 276th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 250th and 273rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 230th with 14.0 assists allowed per contest and 332nd with 41.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lobos are 346th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 20.7 per game this season.
The Aggies are 150th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 93.2 is ranked 70th. In terms of pace they are 227th in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 145th. As a team they are 184th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 142nd in Division 1. New Mexico State is 149th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 125th in the nation.
New Mexico is 267th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 23 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 233rd in the nation. The Lobos are 174th in the country in offensive rating with 105.4, and their defensive rating of 98.6 is ranked 158th. In terms of pace they are 10th in Division 1 with 78.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 213th. As a team they are 195th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 16th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico +6
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