The San Diego Toreros (5-2) look to snap the five-game winning streak of New Mexico State when they head to Pan American Center to meet the Aggies (6-1). Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN Full Court.
San Diego Toreros at New Mexico State Aggies Odds Preview
The Toreros were beaten by the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos in their last matchup, 67-57. Isaiah Pineiro had a solid game for San Diego, leading the team in scoring with 14 points on 5-for-14 shooting. One of UC Santa Barbara’s largest advantages was getting to the charity stripe. They made 25 trips to the line, while San Diego went 23 times.
In the Aggies last matchup, they beat the Prairie View A&M Panthers, 69-57. With 18 points on 9-for-13 shooting, Jemerrio Jones led New Mexico State in scoring. The Aggies forced 24 turnovers and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.545 vs. 0.451).
New Mexico State could have their way on defense as they clash against one of the nation’s worst offenses. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Aggies rank 38th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.467), while San Diego is 269th in effective field goal percentage (0.489).
The Aggies won the sole game against the Toreros last season, 56-51. New Mexico State did a great job of getting and making free throws (24-31; 77.4 percent). San Diego, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (13.4 vs. 17.5).
San Diego Toreros at New Mexico State Aggies Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – New Mexico State, ATS Winner – New Mexico State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Aggies rank 274th in steals per game (4.9) while the Toreros rank 287th (4.5).
- New Mexico State ranks 22nd in rebounds per game (39.9) while San Diego ranks 262nd (33.4).
- The Aggies rank 92nd in assists per game (14.7) while the Toreros rank 230th (12.3).
- New Mexico State ranks 130th in blocks per game (3.5) while San Diego ranks 262nd (2.1).