Little Rock at Nevada College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/16/2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
Lawlor Events Center
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The Little Rock Trojans head to Lawlor Events Center to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Friday, November 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 28 point favorites.
Little Rock heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 12.5 as they are averaging 92.0 points per contest while giving up 79.5 per game. Nevada has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 84.5 points per game and surrendering 65.5, good for a point differential of 19.0.
Valuable Little Rock Trojans Betting Trends
The Little Rock Trojans are 1-0-0 against the spread this season
The Little Rock Trojans are 1-0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-0-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 0-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Little Rock Trojans Injuries
11/15/18 F Damir Hadzic Hand is questionable Friday vs Nevada
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Markquis Nowell comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Kris Bankston averages 16.0 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 8.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 87% for the season while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Caleb Martin scores 21.5 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Jordan Caroline averages 20.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.0 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Little Rock averages 92.0 points per contest, which is 36th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 56% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 136th in the nation. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 17.5 assists per game, which ranks them 160th and 67th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 138th with 14.5 per game. The Trojans allow 79.5 points per contest, which is 295th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 158th and 261st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 203rd, and they allow 19.5 assists per game which puts them in 344th place in the country. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 267th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada is 92nd in the nation with 84.5 points per contest this season. They are 282nd in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 19.0. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 90th in the NCAA. They are 43rd in D-1 in rebounding with 44.5 boards per contest and 27th in assists per game with 20.0. The Wolf Pack are 345th in turnovers per contest with 7.5. The Wolf Pack give up 65.5 points per game, which ranks them 100th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 22% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 118th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 297th with 16.0 dimes allowed per game and 272nd with 39.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolf Pack are 11th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 9.0 per contest this year.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 117.2, which is ranked 66th. They are 135th in college basketball in pace with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 63% is 19th. As a unit they are 31st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 241st in D-1. Little Rock is 159th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 348th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 8.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack are 76th in the country in offensive rating with 115.8. In terms of pace they are 166th in Division 1 with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 216th. As a team they are 181st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 27th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Little Rock/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Little Rock +28
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