Boise State at UNLV College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/30/2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Thomas & Mack Center
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The Boise State Broncos head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, December 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has UNLV as 5 point favorites.
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Boise State heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-2. They currently have a point differential of 13.5 as they are averaging 78.5 points per contest while giving up 65.0 per game. UNLV has an overall record of 11-2. They are averaging 91.2 points per game and surrendering 73.8, good for a point differential of 17.4.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 7-5 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 5-7 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 8-5 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 11-2 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
12/21/17 F Anthony Smith Ankle is "?" Friday vs No. Colorado
Justinian Jessup averages 14.4 points per contest in 29.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%. Chandler Hutchison averages 16.3 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Jovan Mooring averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Brandon McCoy scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 27.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.9 rebounds per contest and has 0.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos allow 65.0 points per contest which is 41st in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 57th and 21st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 58th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 49th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in the nation. Boise State averages 78.5 points per contest this year, which is 99th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 122nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 26th in college basketball. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 58th and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 146th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels give up 73.8 points per game, which ranks them 217th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 43rd and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 9.6 dimes allowed per game and 231st with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Runnin' Rebels are 116th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year. UNLV is 7th in Division 1 with 91.2 points per contest this season. They are 3rd in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 17.4. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 38th in D-1. They are 4th in college basketball in rebounding with 43.9 boards per contest and 23rd in assists per game with 17.8. The Runnin' Rebels are 35th in turnovers per contest with 15.8.
The Broncos are 113th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.5, and their defensive rating of 89.8 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 164th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 44th. As a team they are 58th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 12th in Division 1. Boise State is 126th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 38th in the nation.
UNLV is 121st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 14th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels are 69th in the nation in defensive rating with 94.3, and their offensive rating of 116.5 is ranked 25th. They are 15th in D-1 in pace with 76.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 27th. As a unit they are 29th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 344th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boise State +5 and over 151 total points
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