San Jose State at UNLV College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Thomas & Mack Center
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The San Jose State Spartans travel to Thomas & Mack Center to play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 19 point favorites.
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San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 3-17. They currently have a point differential of -8.6 as they are averaging 65.8 points per game while giving up 74.4 per contest. UNLV has an overall record of 15-6. They are averaging 86.2 points per game and surrendering 75.5, good for a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-11 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 8-11 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 9-11 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 17-4 against the over/under this year
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/29/17 F Ryan Singer Knee is out for season
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
01/23/18 F Anthony Smith Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Keith Fisher III averages 8.7 points per game in 23.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%. Ryan Welage averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Shakur Juiston averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 51%. Brandon McCoy averages 17.5 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 74.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 235th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 146th and 207th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 15.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 312th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in college basketball. San Jose State averages 65.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 326th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -8.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 244th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 114th in D-1. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 138th and 222nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 17.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels surrender 75.5 points per contest, which ranks them 262nd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 10.6 assists allowed per contest, and 225th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Runnin' Rebels are 129th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season. UNLV is 8th in Division 1 with 86.2 points per game this year. They are 6th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 119th in the nation. They are 22nd in college basketball in rebounding with 40.0 boards per game and 27th in assists per contest with 17.0. The Runnin' Rebels are 64th in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Spartans are 252nd in the country in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 92.9 is ranked 341st. They are 200th in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 287th. As a unit they are 275th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in D-1. San Jose State is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 219th in the country.
UNLV is 167th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 26th in Division 1. The Runnin' Rebels are 118th in the nation in defensive rating with 99.3, and their offensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 29th. They are 21st in D-1 in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 33rd. As a unit they are 34th 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 Jose State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take UNLV -19
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