New Mexico State vs Mississippi State NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 12/22/2019
Game: New Mexico State Aggies vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Sunday, December 22, 2019
Location: Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Mississippi State -5.5
The New Mexico State Aggies travel to Mississippi Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday, December 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 5.5 point favorites.
New Mexico State comes into this game with an overall record of 7-6. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 66.9 points per game while giving up 62.5 per contest. Mississippi State has an overall record of 8-2. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 63.9, good for a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 3-9-0 against the spread
The New Mexico State Aggies are 5-7-0 against the over/under
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 5-4-1 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 6-4-0 against the over/under
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
11/05/19 G AJ Harris Finger is out indefinitely
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Trevelin Queen comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Jabari Rice averages 13.1 points per game in 24.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Tyson Carter averages 16.6 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Reggie Perry averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico State averages 66.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 284th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 222nd. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 288th in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 206th and 239th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 63rd with 15.3 per game. The Aggies allow 62.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 207th and 271st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.9 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 19th place in Division 1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 214th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 148th in the country with 73.6 points per game this year. They are 37th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 71st in the nation. They are 129th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 95th in assists per contest with 14.8. The Bulldogs are 77th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Bulldogs surrender 63.9 points per contest, which ranks them 79th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 150th and 282nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 158th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 29.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 124th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The Aggies are 211th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.1. In terms of pace they are 318th in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 189th. As a team they are 215th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 27th in Division 1. New Mexico State is 40th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 56th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 32nd in the country in offensive rating with 111.9. In terms of pace they are 324th in Division 1 with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 51st. As a team they are 49th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 261st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico State/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State -5.5
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