Nevada at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/7/2018
Friday, December 7, 2018
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The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Staples Center to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Friday, December 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 2 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 8-0. They currently have a point differential of 20.0 as they are averaging 88.0 points per game while giving up 68.0 per contest. Arizona State has an overall record of 7-0. They are averaging 86.1 points per game and surrendering 70.7, good for a point differential of 15.4.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-1-0 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-5-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 5-2-0 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
12/06/18 F Mickey Mitchell Toe is questionable Friday vs Nevada
12/06/18 G Remy Martin Ankle is questionable Friday vs Nevada
12/06/18 G Rob Edwards Back is questionable Friday vs Nevada
Jordan Caroline averages 18.5 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 10.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%. Caleb Martin comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Kimani Lawrence averages 15.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Luguentz Dort averages 21.7 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack allow 68.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 101st in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 87th and 42nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 106th, and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 165th place in the NCAA. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the nation. Nevada averages 88.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 20.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 52nd in D-1. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 50th and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 347th with 8.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils surrender 70.7 points per contest, which ranks them 162nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 37th and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 162nd with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 90th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 233rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game. Arizona State is 22nd in the country with 86.1 points per game this year. They are 79th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 15.4. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 111th in the nation. They are 3rd in the country in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game and 80th in assists per contest with 15.4. The Sun Devils are 75th in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 123.5, which is ranked 3rd. They are 166th in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 18th. As a unit they are 8th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 116th in D-1. Nevada is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 167th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 76th in the country in offensive rating with 111. In terms of pace they are 52nd in Division 1 with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 123rd. As a team they are 110th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 313th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona State +2
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