San Diego State at UNLV College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Thomas & Mack Center
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Thomas & Mack Center to play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-6 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-6 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 8-11 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 16-4 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/31/17 G Montaque Gill-Caesar Left Team is out for season
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
01/23/18 F Anthony Smith Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Malik Pope averages 13.1 points per game in 25.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Devin Watson averages 13.4 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Shakur Juiston averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 51%. Brandon McCoy averages 17.4 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.9 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aztecs allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 51st and 153rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 86th, and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 131st place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in college basketball. San Diego State averages 78.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 74th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 120th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 260th in D-1. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 59th and 94th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 282nd with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels surrender 75.4 points per contest, which ranks them 261st in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 73rd and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 10.6 assists allowed per contest, and 216th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Runnin' Rebels are 109th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season. UNLV is 11th in Division 1 with 86.2 points per game this year. They are 9th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 106th in the nation. They are 18th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 30th in assists per contest with 17.0. The Runnin' Rebels are 64th in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Aztecs are 64th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.8, and their defensive rating of 95.3 is ranked 44th. In terms of pace they are 125th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 147th. As a team they are 125th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 197th in Division 1. San Diego State is 304th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 79th in the nation.
UNLV is 164th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 25th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels are 113th in the nation in defensive rating with 99, and their offensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 33rd. They are 24th in D-1 in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 42nd. As a unit they are 40th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 338th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UNLV
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