Pacific at UNLV College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/20/2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Thomas & Mack Center
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The Pacific Tigers head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 3 point favorites.
Pacific heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-1. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 77.3 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. UNLV has an overall mark of 2-1. They are averaging 65.3 points per contest and giving up 57.7, which is a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Pacific Tigers Betting Trends
The Pacific Tigers are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Pacific Tigers are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 0-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Pacific Tigers Injuries
11/09/18 C Amari McCray ACL is out for season
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Anthony Townes comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 23.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 60%. Jahlil Tripp averages 11.3 points per contest in 26.3 minutes per game. He averages 4.5 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 63% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Shakur Juiston scores 12.0 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Kris Clyburn averages 9.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.0 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Pacific averages 77.3 points per contest, which is 169th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 119th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 125th in the nation. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 111th and 128th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 118th with 14.8 per game. The Tigers allow 72.5 points per contest, which is 204th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 169th and 208th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 28.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 174th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV is 311th in the nation with 65.3 points per contest this season. They are 125th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 26% from beyond the arc, which is good for 323rd in the NCAA. They are 122nd in D-1 in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 254th in assists per game with 12.3. The Runnin' Rebels are 51st in turnovers per contest with 16.3. The Runnin' Rebels give up 57.7 points per game, which ranks them 18th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 81st and 188th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 7.7 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 28.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Runnin' Rebels are 182nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 117th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.6. In terms of pace they are 240th in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 124th. As a team they are 87th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 166th in Division 1. Pacific is 89th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 20th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels have an offensive rating of 99, which is ranked 269th. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 202nd. As a unit they are 215th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 309th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Pacific/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Pacific +3
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