Nevada at Fresno State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Save Mart Center
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The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 4.5 point favorites.
Nevada heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.6 as they are averaging 81.1 points per contest while giving up 66.5 per game. Fresno State has an overall mark of 12-3. They are averaging 79.3 points per contest and giving up 66.4, which is a point differential of 12.9.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 8-5-1 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 3-11-0 against the over/under
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 9-4-0 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
12/12/18 G Lindsey Drew Hip is out for season
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jordan Caroline averages 18.4 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 9.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%. Caleb Martin comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Deshon Taylor averages 16.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Braxton Huggins averages 18.9 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 41st and 80th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 251st, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 147th place in the NCAA. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 149th in the nation. Nevada averages 81.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 44th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 127th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 201st in D-1. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 84th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 346th with 9.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 66.4 points per contest, which ranks them 61st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 79th and 31st in those defensive statistics. They rank 81st with 11.7 assists allowed per contest, and 120th with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 265th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Fresno State is 64th in the country with 79.3 points per game this year. They are 95th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 12.9. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 38th in the nation. They are 190th in the country in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game and 52nd in assists per contest with 15.9. The Bulldogs are 223rd in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 114.4, which is ranked 26th. They are 157th in college basketball in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 109th. As a unit they are 74th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 77th in D-1. Nevada is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions.
Fresno State is 205th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 54th in the country in offensive rating with 111. In terms of pace they are 158th in Division 1 with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 49th. As a team they are 38th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 46th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/Fresno State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Fresno State +4.5
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