Wyoming at New Mexico Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 3/13/2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Thomas & Mack Center
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The Wyoming Cowboys travel to Thomas & Mack Center to play the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 7.5 point favorites.
Wyoming heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-23. They currently have a point differential of -9.5 as they are averaging 65.7 points per contest while giving up 75.3 per game. New Mexico has an overall mark of 13-17. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 76.5, which is a point differential of -0.4.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 11-19-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 12-18-0 against the over/under
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-19-0 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 15-14-0 against the over/under
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
12/21/18 G Hunter Maldonado Back is out for season
12/11/18 G Nyaires Redding Suspension is out indefinitely
11/09/18 G Bradley Belt Redshirt is out for season
01/18/19 G Tariq Johnson Heart is out for season
01/11/19 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Lwal Dung Personal has left team
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
09/30/18 G JaQuan Lyle ACL is out for season
Justin James comes into this contest averaging 21.8 points per game while playing 38.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 74%. Hunter Thompson averages 9.0 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Anthony Mathis averages 14.7 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Vance Jackson averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wyoming averages 65.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 325th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -9.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 300th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 177th in the nation. They average 30.5 rebounds per game and 10.2 assists per game, which ranks them 342nd and 344th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 82nd with 14.0 per game. The Cowboys allow 75.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 269th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 233rd and 213th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 308th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 292nd place in Division 1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico is 88th in the country with 76.1 points per game this year. They are 274th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 150th in the nation. They are 67th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 146th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Lobos are 51st in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Lobos surrender 76.5 points per contest, which ranks them 293rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 254th and 228th in those defensive statistics. They rank 307th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest and 284th with 37.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lobos are 187th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 93.7, which is ranked 331st. They are 149th in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 259th. As a unit they are 211th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 60th in D-1. Wyoming is 35th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 104th 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 102.8, which is ranked 194th. They are 23rd in D-1 in pace with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 223rd. As a unit they are 198th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 51st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wyoming/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico -7.5
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