Nevada at Boise State NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/15/2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Taco Bell Arena
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The Nevada Wolf Pack head to Taco Bell Arena to take on the Boise State Broncos on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 7.5 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 16-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 80.7 points per game while giving up 66.4 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 8-8. They are averaging 72.1 points per game and surrendering 66.7, good for a point differential of 5.4.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 10-5-1 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 4-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 7-8-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 6-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
12/12/18 G Lindsey Drew Hip is out for season
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
Jordan Caroline comes into this game averaging 18.4 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 65%. Caleb Martin averages 17.9 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Justinian Jessup scores 12.8 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Roderick Williams averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 22.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada averages 80.7 points per contest, which is 43rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 147th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 226th in the nation. They average 38.4 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 87th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 346th with 9.7 per game. The Wolf Pack allow 66.4 points per contest, which is 54th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 41st and 87th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 250th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 134th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 156th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 230th in the nation with 72.1 points per contest this season. They are 57th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 5.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 109th in the NCAA. They are 311th in D-1 in rebounding with 32.9 boards per contest and 300th in assists per game with 11.8. The Broncos are 224th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Broncos give up 66.7 points per game, which ranks them 66th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 154th and 131st in those defensive statistics. They rank 58th with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 29.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 46th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest this year.
The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 114.3, which is ranked 23rd. They are 162nd in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 131st. As a unit they are 88th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 60th in D-1. Nevada is 350th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 114th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 94th in the country in offensive rating with 108.1. In terms of pace they are 321st in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 59th. As a team they are 48th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 136th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Nevada -7.5
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