New Mexico at San Jose State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The New Mexico Lobos travel to Event Center to play the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 8.5 point favorites.
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New Mexico heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 79.4 points per contest while giving up 75.4 per game. San Jose State has an overall mark of 3-18. They are averaging 65.9 points per contest and giving up 74.4, which is a point differential of -8.6.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 11-9 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-10 against the over/under this year
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 8-11 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 8-12 against the over/under this year
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
02/02/18 G Antino Jackson Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Saturday vs San Jose State
02/02/18 G Jachai Simmons Personal is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs San Jose State
02/02/18 C Vladimir Pinchuk Concussion is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs San Jose State
01/13/18 F Sam Logwood Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/29/17 F Ryan Singer Knee is out for season
Antino Jackson averages 10.5 points per game while playing 23.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 72%. Anthony Mathis averages 12 points per game in 20.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Ryan Welage averages 18.6 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Keith Fisher III averages 8.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico averages 79.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 61st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 244th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 116th in the country. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game, which ranks them 315th and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 279th with 12.0 per game. The Lobos allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 263rd in Division 1. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 324th and 320th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 286th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 197th place in college basketball. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State is 326th in the country with 65.9 points per game this year. They are 229th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -8.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 113th in college basketball. They are 173rd in the nation in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 226th in assists per contest with 13.0. The Spartans are 3rd in turnovers per game with 17.2. The Spartans surrender 74.4 points per contest, which ranks them 240th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 166th and 186th in those defensive statistics. They rank 315th with 15.7 assists allowed per contest and 34th with 31.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 33rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game this season.
The Lobos are 224th in the country in defensive rating with 103.5, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 87th. They are 52nd in college basketball in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 130th. As a unit they are 110th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in D-1. New Mexico is 300th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 311th in the country.
San Jose State is 2nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 223rd in the nation. The Spartans are 336th in the country in offensive rating with 93.4, and their defensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 260th. In terms of pace they are 208th in Division 1 with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 281st. As a team they are 268th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 327th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose State +8.5
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