San Jose State at New Mexico Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The San Jose State Spartans head to Dreamstyle Arena to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 15.5 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 3-19. They currently have a point differential of -14.4 as they are averaging 64.9 points per game while giving up 79.2 per contest. New Mexico has an overall record of 10-13. They are averaging 76.0 points per game and surrendering 76.9, good for a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 9-11-1 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 14-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 8-14-0 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 11-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/09/18 G Caleb Simmons Foot is out for season
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/30/18 G JaQuan Lyle ACL is out for season
Michael Steadman comes into this game averaging 13.0 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 60%. Brae Ivey averages 10.2 points per contest in 27.5 minutes per game. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Anthony Mathis scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Vance Jackson averages 12.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.0 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State averages 64.9 points per contest, which is 331st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -14.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 328th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 234th in the nation. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 112th and 197th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 7th with 16.9 per game. The Spartans allow 79.2 points per contest, which is 333rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 328th and 291st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd, and they allow 16.1 assists per game which puts them in 338th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 38th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico is 101st in the nation with 76.0 points per contest this season. They are 267th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 168th in the NCAA. They are 149th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 171st in assists per game with 13.6. The Lobos are 56th in turnovers per contest with 14.8. The Lobos give up 76.9 points per game, which ranks them 295th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 283rd and 233rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 316th with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 313th with 38.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Lobos are 248th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Spartans are 340th in the nation in offensive rating with 91.3. In terms of pace they are 144th in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 329th. As a team they are 329th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 238th in Division 1. San Jose State is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.6 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 91st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 222nd. They are 19th in D-1 in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 210th. As a unit they are 192nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 36th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose State +15.5
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