Pacific at Nevada College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/9/2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
Lawlor Events Center
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The Pacific Tigers travel to Lawlor Events Center to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Friday, November 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 21 point favorites.
Pacific comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 14-17. They had a point differential of -1.1 as they averaged 71.3 points per game while giving up 72.4 per contest. Nevada had an overall mark of 26-6 last year. They averaged 82.6 points per contest and gave up 73.1, which was a point differential of 9.5.
Valuable Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers were 17-13-1 against the spread last season
The Pacific Tigers were 16-14-0 against the over/under last year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack were 18-16-2 against the spread last season
The Nevada Wolf Pack were 16-15-0 against the over/under last year
Key Pacific Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jahlil Tripp averaged 10.9 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 4.5 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 45% for the year while his free throw percentage was 66%. Roberto Gallinat comes into this contest after averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 2.8 rebounds per game and dished out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 45% while his free throw percentage was at 77%.
Jordan Caroline averaged 17.7 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averaged 8.6 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 47% and his free throw percentage was 71%. Caleb Martin averaged 18.9 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 5.4 rebounds per game and had 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 45% and his free throw percentage finished at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allowed 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 173rd in Division 1. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 258th and 269th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 32.8 rebounds a game which ranked 65th, and they gave up 14.3 assists per contest which put them in 256th place in the nation. They forced 12.3 turnovers per game which ranked them 115th in the country. Pacific averaged 71.3 points per contest last season, which ranked them 245th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was -1.1 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a team, which had them ranked 157th. Behind the arc they shot 33% which was good for 290th in D-1. They averaged 33.9 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game, which ranked them 250th and 271st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 305th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack surrendered 73.1 points per contest, which ranked them 191st in the nation. Their defense allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 136th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 144th with 13.0 assists allowed per contest, and 257th with 36.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolf Pack were 161st in the NCAA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game last season. Nevada was 18th in the country with 82.6 points per game last year. They were 61st in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was 9.5. They shot 39% from 3-point range, which was good for 25th in D-1. They were 171st in the nation in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game and 28th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Wolf Pack were 348th in turnovers per game with 9.6.
The Tigers had an offensive rating of 105.6, which was ranked 146th. They were 296th in college basketball in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% was 263rd. As a unit they were 221st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 346th in D-1. Pacific was 277th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada was 351st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack were 12th in the country in offensive rating with 115.5. In terms of pace they were 119th in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% was 40th. As a team they were 36th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 94th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Pacific/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Nevada -21
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