San Jose State at UNLV College Basketball Picks and Tips 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Thomas & Mack Center
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The San Jose State Spartans travel to Thomas & Mack Center to play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has UNLV as 15 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 3-13. They currently have a point differential of -10.9 as they are averaging 66.8 points per game while giving up 77.6 per contest. UNLV has an overall mark of 9-7. They are averaging 74.8 points per contest and giving up 72.8, which is a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-7-1 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 10-5-0 against the over/under
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 8-8-0 against the spread
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/09/18 G Caleb Simmons Foot is out for season
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
Brae Ivey averages 11.2 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Michael Steadman comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 61%.
Joel Ntambwe averages 12.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Kris Clyburn averages 13.4 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 77.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 301st in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 316th and 292nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 89th, and they give up 15.1 assists per contest which puts them in 298th place in the NCAA. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in the nation. San Jose State averages 66.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 313th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -10.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 301st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 167th in D-1. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 161st and 231st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 17.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels surrender 72.8 points per contest, which ranks them 214th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 271st and 291st in those defensive statistics. They rank 107th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 67th with 32.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Runnin' Rebels are 140th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game. UNLV is 157th in the country with 74.8 points per game this year. They are 276th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 305th in the nation. They are 19th in the country in rebounding with 40.7 boards per game and 275th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Runnin' Rebels are 120th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Spartans are 323rd in the nation in offensive rating with 94.1. In terms of pace they are 136th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 294th. As a team they are 279th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 212th in Division 1. San Jose State is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.1 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 173rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels have an offensive rating of 106.3, which is ranked 130th. They are 204th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 292nd. As a unit they are 267th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 201st in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take UNLV -15
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