UNLV at Boise State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Taco Bell Arena
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels head to Taco Bell Arena to take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 7 point favorites.
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UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 16-6. They currently have a point differential of 10.7 as they are averaging 85.8 points per game while giving up 75.1 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 18-4. They are averaging 78.5 points per game and surrendering 67.3, good for a point differential of 11.3.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 9-12 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 17-5 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 11-9 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 10-11 against the over/under this year
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
01/23/18 F Anthony Smith Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brandon McCoy averages 17.7 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 10.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Shakur Juiston averages 14.5 points per contest in 29.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 9.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% for the season while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Chandler Hutchison scores 19.7 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Justinian Jessup averages 12 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV averages 85.8 points per contest this year, which is 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 153rd in Division 1. They average 40.1 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 76th with 14.5 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 75.1 points per contest, which is 258th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 86th and 47th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 203rd, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in college basketball. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 69th in the country with 78.5 points per contest this season. They are 63rd in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.3. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in Division 1. They are 57th in the country in rebounding with 38.5 boards per contest and 166th in assists per game with 13.9. The Broncos are 126th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Broncos give up 67.3 points per game, which ranks them 60th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 63rd and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 99th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 30.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 61st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest this year.
The Runnin' Rebels are 27th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.6, and their defensive rating of 99.5 is ranked 120th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the country with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 35th. As a team they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 338th in Division 1. UNLV is 165th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 28th in the nation.
Boise State is 119th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 38th in Division 1. The Broncos are 14th in the nation in defensive rating with 93.1, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 91st. They are 125th in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 34th. As a unit they are 45th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 55th in the country.
Who will win tonight's UNLV/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UNLV +7
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