San Diego State at UNLV NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Thomas & Mack Center
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The San Diego State Aztecs head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 1 point favorites.
San Diego State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.9 as they are averaging 74.1 points per contest while giving up 68.2 per game. UNLV has an overall mark of 15-11. They are averaging 74.6 points per contest and giving up 72.7, which is a point differential of 1.9.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 14-11-0 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-17-0 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 12-14-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 14-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
12/21/18 F Shakur Juiston Knee is out for season
01/02/19 F Cheickna Dembele Finger is out for season
Jalen McDaniels comes into this game averaging 16.9 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Devin Watson averages 16.4 points per contest in 33.9 minutes per game. He averages 4.6 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Kris Clyburn scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Amauri Hardy averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.3 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 74.1 points per contest, which is 140th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 133rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 84th in the nation. They average 36.0 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 146th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 205th with 12.9 per game. The Aztecs allow 68.2 points per contest, which is 96th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 73rd and 141st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 75th, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 179th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 199th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV is 131st in the nation with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 256th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 211th in the NCAA. They are 41st in D-1 in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 214th in assists per game with 13.1. The Runnin' Rebels are 175th in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Runnin' Rebels give up 72.7 points per game, which ranks them 214th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 283rd and 264th in those defensive statistics. They rank 153rd with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 122nd with 33.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Runnin' Rebels are 148th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year.
The Aztecs have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 92nd. They are 208th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 130th. As a unit they are 109th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 218th in D-1. San Diego State is 182nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 232nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels have an offensive rating of 106.4, which is ranked 122nd. They are 169th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 245th. As a unit they are 245th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 133rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego State -1
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