Kansas State vs UNLV Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 11/9/2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Thomas & Mack Center
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 5 point favorites.
Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 13 as they are averaging 67 points per game while giving up 54 per contest. UNLV has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 86 points per game and surrendering 71, good for a point differential of 15.0.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 1-0-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 0-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 1-0-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 0-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cartier Diarra comes into this game averaging 23 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 100%. Makol Mawien averages 15 points per contest in 28 minutes per game. He averages 2 assists per game and 10 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Jonah Antonio scores 17 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game. He hauls in 5 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 0%. Cheikh Mbacke Diong averages 17 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per game. He also brings in 17 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 67 points per contest, which is 218th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 181st. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 201st in the nation. They average 39 boards per contest and 14 assists per game, which ranks them 152nd and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 299th with 6 per game. The Wildcats allow 54 points per contest, which is 97th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 29% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 151st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 244th, and they allow 10 assists per game which puts them in 131st place in the country. They force 8 turnovers per game which ranks them 52nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV is 75th in the nation with 86 points per contest this season. They are 62nd in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 15. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 95th in the NCAA. They are 88th in D-1 in rebounding with 43 boards per contest and 83rd in assists per game with 17. The Runnin' Rebels are 156th in turnovers per contest with 14. The Runnin' Rebels give up 71 points per game, which ranks them 234th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 295th and 157th in those defensive statistics. They rank 200th with 12 dimes allowed per game and 46th with 19 boards surrendered per contest. The Runnin' Rebels are 99th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 137th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.1. In terms of pace they are 294th in the country with 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 195th. As a team they are 210th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 183rd in Division 1. Kansas State is 295th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 8.1 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 135th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels are 63rd in the country in offensive rating with 117.8. In terms of pace they are 176th in Division 1 with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 72nd. As a team they are 31st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 171st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas State -5
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