San Jose State vs. New Mexico - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Mexico Lobos (10-8) at San Jose State Spartans (6-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm (The Event Center)
The Line: San Jose State Spartans +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New Mexico Lobos and San Jose State Spartans square off Saturday at the Event Center.
The New Mexico Lobos need a victory after losing six of their last nine games. The New Mexico Lobos are averaging 76.7 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 72.3 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Elijah Brown is averaging 19.2 points and 2.8 assists while Tim Williams is averaging 16.1 points and 7.8 rebounds. Cullen Neal is the third double-digit scorer and Obij Aget is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The New Mexico Lobos are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Lobos are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game. The New Mexico Lobos have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The San Jose State Spartans need a victory after losing six of their last seven games. The San Jose State Spartans are averaging 74.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 75.6 points on 43 percent shooting. Ryan Welage is averaging 12.9 points and 6.3 rebounds while Frank Rogers is averaging 12.7 points and 1.8 assists. Princeton Onwas is the third double-digit scorer and Gary Williams Jr. is dishing 1.9 assists. The San Jose State Spartans are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 66 percent from the free throw line. The Spartans are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.1 rebounds per game. The San Jose State Spartans have lost 10 of their last 15 home games.
The Lobos are 18-8 ATS in their last 26 Saturday games and 2-9 ATS in their last 11 road games. The Spartans are 17-39-2 ATS in their last 58 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
New Mexico has had a hard time winning this season and has failed to cover in nine of its last 11 road games. While San Jose State doesn't win much at all, the Spartans have done a good job of keeping scores within the number. I'll take the pointswith the home team.