Nevada vs New Mexico Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/18/2020
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Dreamstyle Arena in Albuquerque, NM
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico +1.5
The Nevada Wolf Pack head to Dreamstyle Arena to take on the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 1.5 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 16-10. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 71.8 per contest. New Mexico has an overall record of 17-10. They are averaging 78.6 points per game and surrendering 76.1, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 16-10-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 13-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 10-15-1 against the spread this season
The New Mexico Lobos are 17-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
12/22/19 G JJ Caldwell Suspension is out indefinitely
01/24/20 G Drue Drinnon Transferred has left team
01/12/20 F Carlton Bragg Dismissed is out for season
Jazz Johnson averages 16.3 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Jalen Harris comes into this game averaging 21.5 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Corey Manigault averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 67%. JaQuan Lyle scores 15.6 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack allow 71.8 points per contest which is 250th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 41st and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 238th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 146th place in D-1. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in Division 1. Nevada averages 77.1 points per contest, which is 40th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 133rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 15th in the nation. They average 38.5 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 53rd and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 291st with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lobos give up 76.1 points per game, which ranks them 317th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 281st and 283rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 341st with 16.5 dimes allowed per game and 195th with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Lobos are 262nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest. New Mexico is 21st in the country with 78.6 points per contest this season. They are 18th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 196th in the country. They are 162nd in the nation in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 32nd in assists per game with 15.3. The Lobos are 56th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Wolf Pack are 73rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.9. In terms of pace they are 68th in the country with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 64th. As a team they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 55th in Division 1. Nevada is 303rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 98th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos are 68th in the country in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 34th in Division 1 with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 41st. As a team they are 27th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 247th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nevada -1.5 and over 158 total points
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