Boise State at New Mexico NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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The Boise State Broncos travel to Dreamstyle Arena to play the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 1 point favorites.
Boise State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-18. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 71.6 points per game while giving up 69.1 per contest. New Mexico has an overall record of 12-16. They are averaging 76.0 points per game and surrendering 76.3, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 11-17-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 11-16-1 against the over/under
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-17-0 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 14-13-0 against the over/under
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
02/11/19 G Jaycson Bereal Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/30/18 G JaQuan Lyle ACL is out for season
Justinian Jessup comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 71%. Alex Hobbs averages 12.5 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Anthony Mathis averages 15.1 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Vance Jackson averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.0 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 71.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 208th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 66th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 149th in the nation. They average 31.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 337th and 294th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 298th with 11.6 per game. The Broncos allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 265th and 167th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 118th place in Division 1. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico is 91st in the country with 76.0 points per game this year. They are 265th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 150th in the nation. They are 69th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 156th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Lobos are 51st in turnovers per game with 14.7. The Lobos surrender 76.3 points per contest, which ranks them 287th in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 244th and 219th in those defensive statistics. They rank 314th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest and 303rd with 37.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lobos are 202nd in country in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Broncos have an offensive rating of 106.4, which is ranked 113th. They are 300th in college basketball in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 72nd. As a unit they are 75th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 144th in D-1. Boise State is 235th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 91st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos have an offensive rating of 102.4, which is ranked 206th. They are 21st in D-1 in pace with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 217th. As a unit they are 196th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 48th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico -1
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