Air Force vs New Mexico Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Air Force Falcons vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Dreamstyle Arena in Albuquerque, NM
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico -7.5
The Air Force Falcons head to Dreamstyle Arena to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 7.5 point favorites.
Air Force comes into this game with an overall record of 8-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 70.7 per contest. New Mexico has an overall mark of 14-3. They are averaging 80.4 points per contest and giving up 72.0, which is a point differential of 8.4.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 9-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 7-8-1 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
12/22/19 G JJ Caldwell Suspension is out indefinitely
01/08/20 PG Keith McGee Personal is questionable
01/08/20 G Tavian Percy Illness is questionable
Lavelle Scottie averages 14.1 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Ryan Swan-Ford comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Carlton Bragg Jr. averages 12.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 10.6 rebounds per game and dishes 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 82%. JaQuan Lyle scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 35.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 5.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons allow 70.7 points per contest which is 221st in the country. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 298th and 315th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 291st place in D-1. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in Division 1. Air Force averages 76.8 points per contest, which is 72nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 42%, which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 31.9 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 328th and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 281st with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lobos give up 72.0 points per game, which ranks them 245th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 225th and 165th in those defensive statistics. They rank 327th with 15.9 dimes allowed per game and 106th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Lobos are 230th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. New Mexico is 21st in the country with 80.4 points per contest this season. They are 7th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 8.4. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 200th in the country. They are 108th in the nation in rebounding with 37.8 boards per contest and 32nd in assists per game with 16.4. The Lobos are 46th in turnovers per contest with 15.4.
The Falcons have an offensive rating of 113.1, which is ranked 9th. They are 281st in college basketball in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 5th. As a unit they are 3rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 65th in D-1. Air Force is 231st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 77th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos are 38th in the country in offensive rating with 109.4. In terms of pace they are 48th in Division 1 with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 26th. As a team they are 15th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 281st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Air Force +7.5 and over 157 total points
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