New Mexico vs UTEP NCAA Basketball Tips 11/19/2019
Game: New Mexico Lobos vs UTEP Miners
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Location: Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX
Odds/Point Spread: UTEP -1
The New Mexico Lobos travel to Don Haskins Center to play the UTEP Miners on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has UTEP as 1 point favorites.
New Mexico heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 18.3 as they are averaging 93.0 points per contest while giving up 74.8 per game. UTEP has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 76.3 points per contest and giving up 59.0, which is a point differential of 17.3.
Valuable New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 1-1-1 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 3-0-0 against the over/under
Important UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 1-0-0 against the spread
The UTEP Miners are 0-1-0 against the over/under
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UTEP Miners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Corey Manigault averages 15.8 points per game in 19.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 73% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. JaQuan Lyle comes into this contest averaging 19.0 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Souley Boum averages 11.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Bryson Williams averages 16.0 points per game while playing 20.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lobos allow 74.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 270th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 210th and 272nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 91st, and they give up 18.8 assists per contest which puts them in 342nd place in the NCAA. They force 19.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 312th in the nation. New Mexico averages 93.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 18.3 and their shooting percentage is 54% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 64th in D-1. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 21.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 132nd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 72nd with 16.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Miners surrender 59.0 points per contest, which ranks them 42nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 167th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 7.0 assists allowed per contest, and 33rd with 30.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Miners are 256th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per game. UTEP is 135th in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 32nd in the D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 17.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 179th in the nation. They are 97th in the country in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 177th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Miners are 78th in turnovers per game with 16.3.
The Lobos have an offensive rating of 114.8, which is ranked 32nd. They are 13th in college basketball in pace with 81 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 20th. As a unit they are 8th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 261st in D-1. New Mexico is 104th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions.
UTEP is 53rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.3 times per 100 possessions. The Miners are 127th in the country in offensive rating with 106. In terms of pace they are 159th in Division 1 with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 58th. As a team they are 37th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 285th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico/UTEP college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UTEP -1
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