UNLV at Boise State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Taco Bell Arena
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 6 point favorites.
UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 11-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.7 as they are averaging 75.1 points per game while giving up 73.4 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 10-12. They are averaging 70.8 points per game and surrendering 67.7, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 10-11-0 against the spread
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 12-9-0 against the over/under
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 9-12-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 7-13-1 against the over/under
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
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
Kris Clyburn comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Joel Ntambwe averages 12.9 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Justinian Jessup averages 13.1 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Alex Hobbs averages 12.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 130th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 278th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 177th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 209th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 127th with 13.7 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 73.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 232nd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 258th and 295th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 146th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 138th place in Division 1. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 148th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 248th in the country with 70.8 points per game this year. They are 78th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 186th in the nation. They are 331st in the NCAA in rebounding with 31.5 boards per game, and 305th in assists per contest with 11.5. The Broncos are 225th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Broncos surrender 67.7 points per contest, which ranks them 83rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 225th and 105th in those defensive statistics. They rank 104th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 13th with 30.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 91st in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Runnin' Rebels are 133rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.1. In terms of pace they are 148th in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 266th. As a team they are 264th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 161st in Division 1. UNLV is 189th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 119th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 140th in the country in offensive rating with 105.7. In terms of pace they are 308th in Division 1 with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 77th. As a team they are 73rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 126th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UNLV/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State -6
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