Arizona at UNLV College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Thomas & Mack Center
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The Arizona Wildcats head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 4 point favorites.
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Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 4-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.7 as they are averaging 84.9 points per game while giving up 72.1 per contest. UNLV has an overall mark of 6-1. They are averaging 92.3 points per contest and giving up 70.0, which is a point differential of 22.3.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 2-5 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 4-2 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 5-2 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/05/17 G Rawle Alkins Foot is out indefinitely
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeAndre Ayton averages 19.3 points per contest in 29.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 11.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 64% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Allonzo Trier averages 23.1 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jordan Johnson averages 14.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.7 rebounds per game and dishes 7.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Brandon McCoy scores 18.6 points per contest while playing 26 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 12.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 72.1 points per contest which is 182nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 138th and 258th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.9 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 198th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in the nation. Arizona averages 84.9 points per contest this year, which is 44th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 68th in college basketball. They average 37.4 boards per contest and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 151st and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 251st with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels give up 70.0 points per game, which ranks them 140th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 8.9 dimes allowed per game and 235th with 36.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Runnin' Rebels are 95th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per contest this year. UNLV is 10th in Division 1 with 92.3 points per contest this season. They are 25th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 22.3. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 124th in D-1. They are 1st in college basketball in rebounding with 47.7 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 19.6. The Runnin' Rebels are 70th in turnovers per contest with 15.4.
The Wildcats are 16th in the nation in offensive rating with 119.5, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 207th. In terms of pace they are 198th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 9th. As a team they are 9th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 263rd in Division 1. Arizona is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 148th in the nation.
UNLV is 193rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 40%, which is 2nd in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels are 35th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.4, and their offensive rating of 116.6 is ranked 30th. They are 22nd in D-1 in pace with 77.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 64th. As a unit they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 334th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Arizona -4 and over 157 total points
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