UNLV at New Mexico College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/8/2019
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels travel to Dreamstyle Arena to play the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 2 point favorites.
UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 8-6. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 73.5 points per game while giving up 70.7 per contest. New Mexico has an overall record of 8-6. They are averaging 78.9 points per game and surrendering 75.9, good for a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 7-7-0 against the spread
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 7-7-0 against the over/under
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 5-8-0 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
12/21/18 F Shakur Juiston Knee is out for season
01/02/19 F Cheickna Dembele Finger is out for season
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/30/18 G JaQuan Lyle ACL is out for season
Joel Ntambwe averages 12.4 points per game in 24.4 minutes per contest. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Kris Clyburn comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Vance Jackson averages 12.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 55%. Anthony Mathis averages 16.4 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 171st in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 239th and 295th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 74th, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the NCAA. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 176th in the nation. UNLV averages 73.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 196th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 303rd. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 326th in D-1. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 14th and 294th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 78th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lobos surrender 75.9 points per contest, which ranks them 272nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 249th and 157th in those defensive statistics. They rank 265th with 14.4 assists allowed per contest, and 297th with 38.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lobos are 237th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game. New Mexico is 77th in the country with 78.9 points per game this year. They are 229th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 75th in the nation. They are 117th in the country in rebounding with 37.4 boards per game and 114th in assists per contest with 14.6. The Lobos are 77th in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Runnin' Rebels are 183rd in the nation in offensive rating with 104. In terms of pace they are 204th in the country with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 317th. As a team they are 294th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 186th in Division 1. UNLV is 131st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 130th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos have an offensive rating of 105, which is ranked 165th. They are 32nd in D-1 in pace with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 169th. As a unit they are 161st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 46th in the country.
Who will win tonight's UNLV/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico -2
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