New Mexico at Fresno State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Save Mart Center
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 6.5 point favorites.
New Mexico comes into this game with an overall record of 8-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 79.1 points per game while giving up 74.2 per contest. Fresno State has an overall record of 12-6. They are averaging 78.4 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 10.4.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 7-8 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 6-9 against the over/under this year
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 5-9 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 9-5 against the over/under this year
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
11/24/17 F Connor MacDougall Ankle is out indefinitely
01/12/18 F Sam Logwood Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs Fresno State
01/12/18 F Troy Simons Disciplinary is "?" Saturday vs Fresno State
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sam Logwood averages 12.9 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 82%. Chris McNeal averages 10.6 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Deshon Taylor averages 18.7 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Bryson Williams averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico averages 79.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 284th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 175th in the country. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 261st and 57th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 209th with 13.0 per game. The Lobos allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 229th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 287th and 232nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 296th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 173rd place in college basketball. They force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State is 91st in the country with 78.4 points per game this year. They are 25th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in college basketball. They are 226th in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 229th in assists per contest with 13.2. The Bulldogs are 272nd in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Bulldogs surrender 68.0 points per contest, which ranks them 80th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 146th and 326th in those defensive statistics. They rank 48th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 13th with 30.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 182nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season.
The Lobos are 142nd in the country in defensive rating with 99.8, and their offensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 144th. They are 39th in college basketball in pace with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 195th. As a unit they are 174th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in D-1. New Mexico is 259th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 259th in the country.
Fresno State is 241st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 150th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 121st in the nation in defensive rating with 98.8, and their offensive rating of 113.9 is ranked 36th. They are 291st in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 36th. As a unit they are 40th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 295th in the country.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico/Fresno State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Fresno State -6.5
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