Nevada at San Jose State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Event Center to play the San Jose State Spartans on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 16 point favorites.
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Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 16-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.0 as they are averaging 82.6 points per game while giving up 69.6 per contest. San Jose State has an overall mark of 3-14. They are averaging 65.0 points per contest and giving up 72.5, which is a point differential of -7.5.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 11-7 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 11-7 against the over/under this year
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-10 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
01/16/18 F Cody Martin Achilles is doubtful Wednesday vs San Jose State
01/14/18 F Darien Williams Dismissed is out for season
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/29/17 F Ryan Singer Knee is out for season
Jordan Caroline averages 17 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%. Caleb Martin averages 19 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Keith Fisher III averages 8.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Ryan Welage averages 17.7 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 109th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 99th and 37th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 154th, and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 107th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in college basketball. Nevada averages 82.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 35th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 13.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 42nd. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 6th in D-1. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 151st and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 340th with 10.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans surrender 72.5 points per contest, which ranks them 187th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 126th and 195th in those defensive statistics. They rank 286th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 34th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game this season. San Jose State is 333rd in Division 1 with 65.0 points per game this year. They are 263rd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -7.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 138th in the nation. They are 131st in college basketball in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game and 274th in assists per contest with 12.5. The Spartans are 1st in turnovers per game with 17.6.
The Wolf Pack are 101st in the country in defensive rating with 97.9, and their offensive rating of 116.2 is ranked 19th. They are 178th in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 27th. As a unit they are 28th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 126th in D-1. Nevada is 333rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 88th in the country.
San Jose State is 2nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 180th in the nation. The Spartans are 334th in the country in offensive rating with 93.1, and their defensive rating of 103.8 is ranked 234th. In terms of pace they are 236th in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 298th. As a team they are 283rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 329th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose State +16
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