Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Taco Bell Arena
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The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Wolf Pack come into this game with an overall record of 18-10 and a road record of 5-8. They are 14-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-12. The Broncos have an overall record of 19-10 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 13-14 and they are 14-13 against the spread.
Marqueze Coleman comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolf Pack. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. D.J. Fenner averages 13.5 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Nevada. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
James Webb averages 16 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 9.4 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Anthony Drmic averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Nevada averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 152nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 304th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 347th in the country. They average 41 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 274th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 201st with 13 per game. The Wolf Pack allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 186th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.9 rebounds a game which ranks 324th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 177th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 133rd in the Division 1.
Boise State averages 76.3 points per game this year which ranks them 87th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 122nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 240th in the nation. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 268th and 175th respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 74th with 11.6 per game. The Broncos allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 176th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 268th and 272nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the nation. The Broncos force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 56th in college basketball.
The Wolf Pack average 74.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 102.9 and they assist on 48.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Nevada turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.5%. The Wolf Pack give up 75.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 83.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Broncos score 79.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.3 points per game. The Broncos have a rating on offense of 109.9 and 51.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Boise State turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.7%. The Broncos give up 70.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 14-12 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 14-12 against the over/under
Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 14-13 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 13-14 against the over/under
Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
12/17/15 C AJ West Personal has left team
03/01/16 G Marqueze Coleman Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Boise State
02/09/16 F Lucas Stivrins Hand out indefinitely
Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/08/15 F David Wacker Foot out for season
11/10/15 G Malek Harwell Knee out for season
03/01/16 F James Webb III Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Nevada
Josh's Pick: Take Nevada
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