Nevada vs Air Force Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 12/7/2019
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Air Force +3
The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Clune Arena to play the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 3 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 6-3. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 70.4 per contest. Air Force has an overall mark of 4-5. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 71.3, which is a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 6-3-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 5-4-0 against the over/under
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jazz Johnson comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Jalen Harris averages 16.1 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Lavelle Scottie averages 13.8 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 61%. A.J. Walker averages 12.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada averages 77.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 84th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 131st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 33rd in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 110th and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 281st with 12.1 per game. The Wolf Pack allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 218th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 118th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 231st and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 121st place in Division 1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 199th in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 76th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 68th in the nation. They are 344th in the NCAA in rebounding with 29.4 boards per game, and 202nd in assists per contest with 13.0. The Falcons are 262nd in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Falcons surrender 71.3 points per contest, which ranks them 240th in D-1. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 326th and 268th in those defensive statistics. They rank 310th with 15.2 assists allowed per contest and 34th with 30.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 15th in country in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per game.
The Wolf Pack are 80th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 108th in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 62nd. As a team they are 86th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 50th in Division 1. Nevada is 287th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 173rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 96th in the country in offensive rating with 106.1. In terms of pace they are 300th in Division 1 with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 52nd. As a team they are 36th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 84th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force +3
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