Nevada at Wyoming NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The Nevada Wolf Pack head to Arena-Auditorium to take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 21 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 23-1. They currently have a point differential of 15.9 as they are averaging 82.5 points per game while giving up 66.6 per contest. Wyoming has an overall record of 6-18. They are averaging 66.0 points per game and surrendering 75.0, good for a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 15-7-1 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 8-14-1 against the over/under this year
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 8-15-0 against the spread this season
The Wyoming Cowboys are 9-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
12/12/18 G Lindsey Drew Hip is out for season
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
12/21/18 G Hunter Maldonado Back is out for season
12/11/18 G Nyaires Redding Suspension is out indefinitely
11/09/18 G Bradley Belt Redshirt is out for season
01/18/19 G Tariq Johnson Heart is out for season
01/11/19 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Lwal Dung Personal has left team
Caleb Martin comes into this game averaging 19.3 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jordan Caroline averages 19.0 points per contest in 35.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 10.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Justin James scores 20.9 points per contest while playing 38.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.4 rebounds per contest and has 4.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Hunter Thompson averages 10.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada averages 82.5 points per contest, which is 21st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 70th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 181st in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 72nd and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 346th with 9.9 per game. The Wolf Pack allow 66.6 points per contest, which is 57th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 35th and 65th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 138th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wyoming is 323rd in the nation with 66.0 points per contest this season. They are 289th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -9.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 109th in the NCAA. They are 340th in D-1 in rebounding with 30.8 boards per contest and 347th in assists per game with 9.9. The Cowboys are 71st in turnovers per contest with 14.4. The Cowboys give up 75.0 points per game, which ranks them 259th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 253rd and 216th in those defensive statistics. They rank 293rd with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 291st with 37.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Cowboys are 108th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year.
The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 115.3, which is ranked 12th. They are 84th in college basketball in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 60th. As a unit they are 34th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 77th in D-1. Nevada is 351st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions.
Wyoming is 33rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 329th in the country in offensive rating with 93.7. In terms of pace they are 160th in Division 1 with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 264th. As a team they are 208th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 106th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/Wyoming college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Nevada -21
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