Utah State at New Mexico College Basketball Parlay 3/9/2018
Friday, March 9, 2018
Thomas & Mack Center
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The Utah State Aggies head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Friday, March 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 5 point favorites.
Utah State heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-16. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 73.4 points per contest while giving up 72.2 per game. New Mexico has an overall mark of 17-14. They are averaging 82.4 points per contest and giving up 77.8, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 15-15 against the spread this season
The Utah State Aggies are 10-18 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 16-13 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 15-13 against the over/under this year
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/05/17 C Norbert Janicek Knee is out for season
01/17/18 G Brock Miller Nose is out for season
01/17/18 C Klay Stall Back is out for season
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
03/08/18 G Jachai Simmons Personal is out indefinitely
Koby McEwen averages 15.6 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Sam Merrill averages 16.3 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Sam Logwood averages 13 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Anthony Mathis scores 13.1 points per contest while playing 22.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.1 rebounds per contest and has 1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 72.2 points per contest which is 171st in Division 1. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 225th and 258th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 120th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 173rd place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in the nation. Utah State averages 73.4 points per contest this year, which is 187th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 140th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 100th in college basketball. They average 33.5 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 281st and 150th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 176th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lobos give up 77.8 points per game, which ranks them 303rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 335th and 332nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 199th with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 240th with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Lobos are 343rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per contest this year. New Mexico is 25th in Division 1 with 82.4 points per contest this season. They are 145th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 54th in D-1. They are 333rd in college basketball in rebounding with 31.7 boards per contest and 39th in assists per game with 16.0. The Lobos are 231st in turnovers per contest with 12.4.
The Aggies are 133rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5, and their defensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 236th. In terms of pace they are 231st in the country with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 75th. As a team they are 86th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 24th in Division 1. Utah State is 113th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 235th in the nation.
New Mexico is 272nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 324th in the nation. The Lobos are 46th in the country in offensive rating with 111.5, and their defensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 243rd. In terms of pace they are 28th in Division 1 with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 50th. As a team they are 39th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 9th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Utah State +5 and under 152 total points
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