Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The New Mexico Lobos head to Arena-Auditorium to take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wyoming as 2 point favorites.
The Lobos come into this game with an overall record of 16-12 and a road record of 5-6. They are 10-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-14. The Cowboys have an overall record of 16-12 and a home record of 12-3. They have an over/under record of 14-12 and they are 16-10 against the spread.
Elijah Brown comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Lobos. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Sam Logwood averages 7.3 points per game in 22.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for New Mexico. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
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Justin James averages 15 points per game while playing 24.6 minutes per contest this year for the Cowboys. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Hayden Dalton averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
New Mexico averages 74.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 129th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 53rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 231st in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 244th and 140th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 178th with 13.2 per game. The Lobos allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 191st in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 151st and 280th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 257th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 131st in Division 1.
Wyoming averages 77.8 points per game this year which ranks them 60th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 284th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 268th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 33rd and 99th respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 221st with 13.6 per game. The Cowboys allow 77.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 278th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 50th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.7 rebounds a game which ranks 340th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 70th place in the nation. The Cowboys force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in college basketball.
The Lobos average 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Lobos have an offensive rating of 105.3 and they assist on 54.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. New Mexico turns the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.3%. The Lobos give up 76 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cowboys score 81 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.5 points per game. The Cowboys have a rating on offense of 101.8 and 57.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 47% of their shots. Wyoming turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 23.4%. The Cowboys give up 77.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-15 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 11-14 against the over/under
Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 16-10 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 14-12 against the over/under
New Mexico Lobos Injuries
01/31/17 F Tim Williams Foot out indefinitely
01/07/17 G Xavier Adams Knee out for season
Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico +2
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