New Mexico at TCU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
The Arena at Northwest FL St
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to The Arena at Northwest FL St to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 16 point favorites.
New Mexico heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-2. They currently have a point differential of 19.0 as they are averaging 100.5 points per contest while giving up 81.5 per game. TCU has an overall mark of 4-0. They are averaging 89.5 points per contest and giving up 68.3, which is a point differential of 21.3.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-2 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-2 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-2 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
11/23/17 F Connor MacDougall Ankle is "?" Friday vs. TCU
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chris McNeal averages 18 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is at 63%. Sam Logwood averages 15.3 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Vladimir Brodziansky averages 17.3 points per game while playing 24.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Desmond Bane averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 79% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico averages 100.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 83rd. Behind the arc they shoot 42%, which is good for 40th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game, which ranks them 167th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 40th with 16.8 per game. The Lobos allow 81.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 304th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 159th and 192nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.0 rebounds a game which ranks 283rd and they give up 16.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 299th place in college basketball. They force 22.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 32nd in the country with 89.5 points per game this year. They are 20th in D-1 in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 21.3. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 41st in college basketball. They are 188th in the nation in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 22.0. The Horned Frogs are 176th in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Horned Frogs surrender 68.3 points per contest, which ranks them 125th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 214th and 274th in those defensive statistics. They rank 335th with 18.5 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 29.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 298th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per game this season.
The Lobos are 131st in the country in defensive rating with 95, and their offensive rating of 117.2 is ranked 44th. They are 4th in college basketball in pace with 85.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 32nd. As a unit they are 28th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in D-1. New Mexico is 142nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 171st in the country.
TCU is 187th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 227th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 55th in the country in offensive rating with 115.9, and their defensive rating of 88.3 is ranked 48th. In terms of pace they are 35th in Division 1 with 77.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 15th. As a team they are 16th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 95th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU -16
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