UNLV at Colorado State NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
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The UNLV Runnin' Rebels head to Moby Arena to take on the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 2 point favorites.
UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 16-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 73.1 per contest. Colorado State has an overall record of 12-18. They are averaging 75.9 points per game and surrendering 75.8, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 14-14-1 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 16-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 16-13-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 16-13-0 against the over/under this year
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 Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kris Clyburn comes into this game averaging 13.7 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Amauri Hardy averages 13.3 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Nico Carvacho scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 50%. J.D. Paige averages 15.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV averages 74.3 points per contest, which is 131st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 257th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 201st in the nation. They average 38.8 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 219th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 161st with 13.2 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 73.1 points per contest, which is 225th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 285th and 302nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 104th, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 162nd place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State is 98th in the nation with 75.9 points per contest this season. They are 27th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 83rd in the NCAA. They are 250th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 71st in assists per game with 14.8. The Rams are 298th in turnovers per contest with 11.6. The Rams give up 75.8 points per game, which ranks them 278th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 272nd and 248th in those defensive statistics. They rank 285th with 14.5 dimes allowed per game and 133rd with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Rams are 25th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest this year.
The Runnin' Rebels are 113th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 178th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 241st. As a team they are 238th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 122nd in Division 1. UNLV is 208th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado State is 273rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 66th in the country in offensive rating with 109. In terms of pace they are 179th in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 32nd. As a team they are 38th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 148th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UNLV/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take UNLV +2
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