San Diego State vs New Mexico Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/29/2020
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Dreamstyle Arena in Albuquerque, NM
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico +10.5
The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Dreamstyle Arena to play the New Mexico Lobos on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 10.5 point favorites.
San Diego State heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.3 as they are averaging 74.5 points per contest while giving up 57.2 per game. New Mexico has an overall mark of 16-6. They are averaging 80.0 points per contest and giving up 75.5, which is a point differential of 4.5.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 12-8-0 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-9-0 against the over/under
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 8-12-1 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 14-7-0 against the over/under
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/11/19 F Aguek Arop Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/17/20 F Nathan Mensah Respiratory is out indefinitely
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
12/22/19 G JJ Caldwell Suspension is out indefinitely
01/28/20 G Vance Jackson Knee is questionable Wednesday vs San Diego State
01/28/20 G JaQuan Lyle Knee is questionable Wednesday vs San Diego State
01/24/20 G Drue Drinnon Transferred has left team
01/12/20 F Carlton Bragg Dismissed is out for season
Malachi Flynn comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Yanni Wetzell averages 12.0 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
JaQuan Lyle averages 17.1 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Carlton Bragg Jr. averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.3 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 74.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 101st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 45th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 32nd in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 140th and 50th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 337th with 10.8 per game. The Aztecs allow 57.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd and they give up 10.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 29th place in Division 1. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 263rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
New Mexico is 17th in the country with 80.0 points per game this year. They are 6th in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 4.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 160th in the nation. They are 161st in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 33rd in assists per contest with 15.6. The Lobos are 43rd in turnovers per game with 15.2. The Lobos surrender 75.5 points per contest, which ranks them 307th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 239th and 247th in those defensive statistics. They rank 340th with 16.6 assists allowed per contest and 176th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lobos are 249th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game.
The Aztecs are 14th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.5. In terms of pace they are 308th in the country with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 47th. As a team they are 42nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 181st in Division 1. San Diego State is 330th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 67th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos are 58th in the country in offensive rating with 107.9. In terms of pace they are 26th in Division 1 with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 17th. As a team they are 13th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 278th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New Mexico +10.5
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