Colorado State at Nevada NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/23/2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Lawlor Events Center
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Lawlor Events Center to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 21.5 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-11. They currently have a point differential of -0.9 as they are averaging 76.1 points per contest while giving up 77.1 per game. Nevada has an overall mark of 18-1. They are averaging 79.5 points per contest and giving up 65.8, which is a point differential of 13.7.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 12-5-0 against the over/under
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 10-7-1 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 4-13-1 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
01/22/19 G Anthony Masinton-Bonner Achilles missed last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Nevada
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
12/12/18 G Lindsey Drew Hip is out for season
Nico Carvacho comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 53%. J.D. Paige averages 15.1 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jordan Caroline averages 18.3 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Caleb Martin averages 17.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 76.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 117th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 71st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 159th in the nation. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 271st and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 326th with 11.1 per game. The Rams allow 77.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 295th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 267th and 313th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 219th and they give up 15.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 304th place in Division 1. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada is 49th in the country with 79.5 points per game this year. They are 142nd in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 13.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 260th in the nation. They are 83rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game, and 99th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Wolf Pack are 345th in turnovers per game with 10.2. The Wolf Pack surrender 65.8 points per contest, which ranks them 45th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 35th and 63rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 99th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest and 224th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolf Pack are 177th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 109.5, which is ranked 74th. They are 214th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 76th. As a unit they are 69th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 138th in D-1. Colorado State is 315th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 348th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack are 34th in the country in offensive rating with 112.6. In terms of pace they are 157th in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 126th. As a team they are 92nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 51st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Nevada -21.5
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