New Mexico State vs Arizona College Basketball Game Picks 11/17/2019
Game: New Mexico State Aggies vs Arizona Wildcats
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: McKale Center in Tucson, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona -11
The New Mexico State Aggies head to McKale Center to take on the Arizona Wildcats on Sunday, November 17, 2019. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 11 point favorites.
New Mexico State comes into this game with an overall record of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of 15.7 as they are averaging 73.7 points per game while giving up 58.0 per contest. Arizona has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 89.3 points per game and surrendering 53.3, good for a point differential of 36.0.
Valuable New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 0-2-0 against the spread this season
The New Mexico State Aggies are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-0-0 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
11/05/19 G AJ Harris Finger is out indefinitely
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/05/19 G Brandon Williams Knee is out for season
Trevelin Queen comes into this game averaging 18.3 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 81% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Ivan Aurrecoechea averages 11.0 points per contest in 17.0 minutes per game. He averages 0.3 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Zeke Nnaji scores 21.7 points per contest while playing 25.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 81% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Josh Green averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.0 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico State averages 73.7 points per contest, which is 181st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 112th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 213th in the nation. They average 36.7 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 207th and 228th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 181st with 14.0 per game. The Aggies allow 58.0 points per contest, which is 45th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 130th and 309th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 24.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 7.3 assists per game which puts them in 15th place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 155th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona is 21st in the nation with 89.3 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 36.0. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the NCAA. They are 131st in D-1 in rebounding with 39.7 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 20.7. The Wildcats are 325th in turnovers per contest with 10.3. The Wildcats give up 53.3 points per game, which ranks them 19th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 33% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 7.0 dimes allowed per game and 77th with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 319th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 19.7 per contest this year.
The Aggies are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.5. In terms of pace they are 311th in the country with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 96th. As a team they are 83rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 31st in Division 1. New Mexico State is 135th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona is 324th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 121.8, which is ranked 14th. They are 126th in D-1 in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 27th. As a unit they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 286th in the country.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico State/Arizona college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico State +11
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