New Mexico State vs New Mexico College Basketball Picks and Tips 12/14/2019
Game: New Mexico State Aggies vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Location: Dreamstyle Arena in Albuquerque, NM
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico -3.5
The New Mexico State Aggies travel to Dreamstyle Arena to play the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 3.5 point favorites.
New Mexico State heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-5. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 67.5 points per contest while giving up 64.0 per game. New Mexico has an overall record of 9-2. They are averaging 78.4 points per game and surrendering 71.1, good for a point differential of 7.3.
Valuable New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 2-8-0 against the spread
The New Mexico State Aggies are 5-5-0 against the over/under
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 4-5-1 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos 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 New Mexico Lobos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jabari Rice averages 13.0 points per game in 23.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Trevelin Queen comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Carlton Bragg Jr. averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.0 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 78%. JaQuan Lyle averages 17.7 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 64.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 87th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 243rd and 308th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th, and they give up 9.3 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the NCAA. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 211th in the nation. New Mexico State averages 67.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 270th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 229th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 287th in D-1. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 218th and 252nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 77th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lobos surrender 71.1 points per contest, which ranks them 232nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 186th and 134th in those defensive statistics. They rank 318th with 15.5 assists allowed per contest, and 101st with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lobos are 204th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game. New Mexico is 63rd in the country with 78.4 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 231st in the nation. They are 102nd in the country in rebounding with 38.4 boards per game and 48th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Lobos are 58th in turnovers per game with 15.5.
The Aggies are 208th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.1. In terms of pace they are 308th in the country with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 201st. As a team they are 217th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 35th in Division 1. New Mexico State is 62nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 71st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos are 94th in the country in offensive rating with 106. In terms of pace they are 55th in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 68th. As a team they are 42nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 308th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's New Mexico State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico -3.5
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