San Jose State at Nevada College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/9/2019
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Lawlor Events Center
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The San Jose State Spartans travel to Lawlor Events Center to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 29 point favorites.
San Jose State heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-10. They currently have a point differential of -7.2 as they are averaging 68.3 points per contest while giving up 75.5 per game. Nevada has an overall mark of 14-1. They are averaging 80.4 points per contest and giving up 67.4, which is a point differential of 13.0.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-5-1 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-5-0 against the over/under
Important 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
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/09/18 G Caleb Simmons Foot is out for season
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
12/12/18 G Lindsey Drew Hip is out for season
Brae Ivey averages 12.1 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Michael Steadman comes into this contest averaging 13.8 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 61%.
Caleb Martin averages 18.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Jordan Caroline averages 18.3 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 75.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 266th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 303rd and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 86th, and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 249th place in the NCAA. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in the nation. San Jose State averages 68.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 297th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -7.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 304th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 194th in D-1. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 121st and 239th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 16.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack surrender 67.4 points per contest, which ranks them 86th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 162nd with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 257th with 36.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolf Pack are 106th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game. Nevada is 53rd in the country with 80.4 points per game this year. They are 150th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 220th in the nation. They are 88th in the country in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game and 105th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Wolf Pack are 344th in turnovers per game with 10.0.
The Spartans are 310th in the nation in offensive rating with 96. In terms of pace they are 143rd in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 305th. As a team they are 275th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 218th in Division 1. San Jose State is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.9 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 346th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack are 34th in the country in offensive rating with 113.7. In terms of pace they are 173rd in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 140th. As a team they are 82nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 84th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Nevada -29
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