San Jose State vs New Mexico Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/21/2020
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs New Mexico Lobos
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Location: Dreamstyle Arena in Albuquerque, NM
Odds/Point Spread: New Mexico -13.5
The San Jose State Spartans travel to Dreamstyle Arena to play the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has New Mexico as 13.5 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 6-13. They currently have a point differential of -9.1 as they are averaging 69.3 points per game while giving up 78.4 per contest. New Mexico has an overall record of 15-5. They are averaging 80.0 points per game and surrendering 75.3, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 9-9-0 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 9-8-1 against the over/under
Important New Mexico Lobos Betting Trends
The New Mexico Lobos are 7-11-1 against the spread
The New Mexico Lobos are 13-6-0 against the over/under
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key New Mexico Lobos Injuries
12/22/19 G JJ Caldwell Suspension is out indefinitely
01/18/20 G Vance Jackson Knee is questionable
01/12/20 F Carlton Bragg Dismissed is out for season
Brae Ivey averages 9.5 points per game in 27.5 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Seneca Knight comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Corey Manigault averages 11.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 22.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 64%. JaQuan Lyle averages 17.1 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest. 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%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 78.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 333rd in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 300th and 250th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.5 rebounds a game which ranks 333rd, and they give up 17.6 assists per contest which puts them in 345th place in the NCAA. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 79th in the nation. San Jose State averages 69.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 238th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 334th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 303rd in D-1. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 158th and 142nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 106th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lobos surrender 75.3 points per contest, which ranks them 307th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 269th and 249th in those defensive statistics. They rank 341st with 16.9 assists allowed per contest, and 138th with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lobos are 244th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game. New Mexico is 19th in the country with 80.0 points per game this year. They are 7th in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 177th in the nation. They are 147th in the country in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game and 35th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Lobos are 30th in turnovers per game with 15.9.
The Spartans have an offensive rating of 94.4, which is ranked 306th. They are 42nd in college basketball in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 312th. As a unit they are 306th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 40th in D-1. San Jose State is 142nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
New Mexico is 48th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions. The Lobos are 65th in the country in offensive rating with 107.6. In terms of pace they are 27th in Division 1 with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 24th. As a team they are 11th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 277th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/New Mexico college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New Mexico -13.5
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