Boise State vs New Mexico NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 12/4/2019
Game: Boise State Broncos vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Location: Dreamstyle Arena in Albuquerque, NM
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico -5.5
The Boise State Broncos head to Dreamstyle Arena to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 5.5 point favorites.
Boise State comes into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of 11.3 as they are averaging 82.5 points per game while giving up 71.2 per contest. New Mexico has an overall record of 7-2. They are averaging 78.1 points per game and surrendering 71.0, good for a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 3-2-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 3-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 3-4-1 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 4-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Derrick Alston comes into this game averaging 21.8 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Roderick Williams averages 15.8 points per contest in 23.3 minutes per game. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 9.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% for the season while his free throw percentage is 55%.
JaQuan Lyle scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Carlton Bragg Jr. averages 11.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.6 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 82.5 points per contest, which is 22nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 144th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 179th in the nation. They average 35.8 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 211th and 162nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 313th with 11.5 per game. The Broncos allow 71.2 points per contest, which is 237th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 268th and 228th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 224th, and they allow 13.0 assists per game which puts them in 223rd place in the country. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico is 73rd in the nation with 78.1 points per contest this season. They are 38th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 180th in the NCAA. They are 119th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.1 boards per contest and 55th in assists per game with 15.9. The Lobos are 45th in turnovers per contest with 16.2. The Lobos give up 71.0 points per game, which ranks them 230th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 180th and 71st in those defensive statistics. They rank 316th with 15.6 dimes allowed per game and 143rd with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Lobos are 220th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest this year.
The Broncos have an offensive rating of 107.1, which is ranked 80th. They are 164th in college basketball in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 159th. As a unit they are 111th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 182nd in D-1. Boise State is 336th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 49th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos are 116th in the country in offensive rating with 104.6. In terms of pace they are 45th in Division 1 with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 66th. As a team they are 52nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 292nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boise State +5.5
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