Loyola at Nevada College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/22/2018
Thursday, March 22, 2018
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The Loyola Ramblers travel to Phillips Arena to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 2 point favorites.
Loyola comes into this game with an overall record of 30-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.7 as they are averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 62.2 per contest. Nevada has an overall mark of 29-7. They are averaging 83.0 points per contest and giving up 73.2, which is a point differential of 9.8.
Valuable Loyola Ramblers Betting Trends
The Loyola Ramblers are 22-9 against the spread this season
The Loyola Ramblers are 12-14 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 18-15 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 16-15 against the over/under this year
Key Loyola Ramblers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
02/16/18 G Lindsey Drew Achilles is out for season
01/14/18 F Darien Williams Dismissed is out for season
Clayton Custer averages 13.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 77%. Donte Ingram averages 11.5 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Caleb Martin averages 18.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Jordan Caroline averages 17.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Loyola averages 71.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 230th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40%, which is good for 19th in the country. They average 32.1 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 328th and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 247th with 12.1 per game. The Ramblers allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 50th and 84th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 65th place in college basketball. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada is 16th in the country with 83.0 points per game this year. They are 56th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.8. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in college basketball. They are 141st in the nation in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game, and 24th in assists per contest with 16.4. The Wolf Pack are 348th in turnovers per game with 9.6. The Wolf Pack surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 193rd in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 115th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 141st with 12.9 assists allowed per contest and 265th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolf Pack are 153rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game this season.
The Ramblers are 11th in the country in defensive rating with 94.5, and their offensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 81st. They are 327th in college basketball in pace with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 7th. As a unit they are 8th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in D-1. Loyola is 102nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 41st in the country.
Nevada is 351st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 105th in the nation. The Wolf Pack are 10th in the country in offensive rating with 115.9, and their defensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 164th. In terms of pace they are 119th in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 36th. As a team they are 30th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 100th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Loyola/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Nevada -2
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