New Mexico at Colorado College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Coors Events Center
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The New Mexico Lobos head to Coors Events Center to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 7.5 point favorites.
New Mexico heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-5. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 86.0 points per contest while giving up 77.8 per game. Colorado has an overall mark of 6-1. They are averaging 76.3 points per contest and giving up 67.7, which is a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 3-4 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 3-3 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
11/24/17 F Connor MacDougall Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
12/02/17 F Tory Miller-Stewart Foot is out for season
11/05/17 F Evan Battey Academics is out for season
Sam Logwood averages 16.5 points per contest while playing 26 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Chris McNeal averages 15.6 points per contest in 28.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
McKinley Wright IV scores 16.1 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. George King averages 15 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico averages 86.0 points per contest this year, which is 32nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 220th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 110th in Division 1. They average 35.0 boards per contest and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 236th and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 131st with 14.3 per game. The Lobos allow 77.8 points per contest, which is 281st in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 232nd and 206th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.0 rebounds a game which ranks 306th, and they allow 14.0 assists per game which puts them in 229th place in college basketball. They force 20.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 346th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 164th in the country with 76.3 points per contest this season. They are 83rd in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 277th in Division 1. They are 108th in the country in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 252nd in assists per game with 12.6. The Buffaloes are 169th in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Buffaloes give up 67.7 points per game, which ranks them 96th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 70th and 132nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 33rd with 10.4 dimes allowed per game and 67th with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Buffaloes are 60th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Lobos are 162nd in the country in defensive rating with 98.6, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 111th. They are 11th in college basketball in pace with 78.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 143rd. As a unit they are 115th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in D-1. New Mexico is 221st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 207th in the country.
Colorado is 146th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 81st in Division 1. The Buffaloes are 119th in the nation in defensive rating with 96, and their offensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 132nd. They are 226th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 125th. As a unit they are 113th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 201st in the country.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico +7.5
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