Colorado State at New Mexico College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Get todays College basketball odds and lines on this game.
The Colorado State Rams head to Dreamstyle Arena to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 6-11 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 11-7 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-8 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 9-9 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
01/26/18 G Prentiss Nixon Ankle is doubtful Saturday vs New Mexico
01/25/18 G J.D. Paige Hand is out indefinitely
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
01/19/18 F Troy Simons Disciplinary is out indefinitely
01/13/18 F Sam Logwood Shoulder is out indefinitely
Che Bob averages 9.9 points per contest while playing 25 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Deion James averages 9.3 points per contest in 22.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Antino Jackson scores 10.4 points per contest while playing 23 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Anthony Mathis averages 11.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 19.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.1 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 71.8 points per contest this year, which is 241st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 326th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 282nd in Division 1. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 78th and 288th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 188th with 13.1 per game. The Rams allow 76.5 points per contest, which is 284th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 257th and 253rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 215th, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 286th place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico is 60th in the country with 79.4 points per contest this season. They are 273rd in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 137th in Division 1. They are 277th in the country in rebounding with 33.7 boards per contest and 63rd in assists per game with 15.8. The Lobos are 254th in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Lobos give up 75.3 points per game, which ranks them 259th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 310th and 277th in those defensive statistics. They rank 200th with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 293rd with 37.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Lobos are 337th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per contest this year.
The Rams are 288th in the country in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 271st. They are 120th in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 329th. As a unit they are 318th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 250th in D-1. Colorado State is 221st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 299th in the country.
New Mexico is 289th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 290th in the nation. The Lobos are 110th in the country in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 102.1 is ranked 192nd. In terms of pace they are 41st in Division 1 with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 163rd. As a team they are 135th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 8th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado State
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks