Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Lawlor Events Center
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The Air Force Falcons travel to Lawlor Events Center to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
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The Falcons come into this game with an overall record of 9-9 and a road record of 0-4. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Wolf Pack have an overall record of 15-3 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 9-8 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
Hayden Graham comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Jacob Van averages 11.9 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Air Force. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Marcus Marshall averages 21.3 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wolf Pack. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Cameron Oliver averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Air Force averages 75.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 111th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 121st. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 11th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 180th and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 117th with 12.8 per game. The Falcons allow 75.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 298th and 228th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 34th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 268th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 285th in Division 1.
Nevada averages 79.9 points per game this year which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 125th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 31st in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 40th respectively. In the turnover department the Wolf Pack rank 54th with 11.9 per game. The Wolf Pack allow 72.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 111th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 194th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 174th place in the nation. The Wolf Pack force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 338th in college basketball.
The Falcons average 68.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -11.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.3 per contest. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 111.1 and they assist on 60.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Air Force turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.2%. The Falcons give up 80 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 82 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wolf Pack score 79.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 88.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.3 points per game. The Wolf Pack have a rating on offense of 110.9 and 61.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.6 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 40% of their shots. Nevada turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.6%. The Wolf Pack give up 65.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 5-6 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 6-4 against the over/under
Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 11-7 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 9-8 against the over/under
Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
11/28/16 F Elijah Foster Suspension out indefinitely
01/13/17 G Josh Hall Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
Tony's Pick: Take Nevada
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