UNLV vs UCLA College Basketball Game Picks 11/15/2019
Game: UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs UCLA Bruins
Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Location: Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: UCLA -7
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels head to Pauley Pavilion to take on the UCLA Bruins on Friday, November 15, 2019. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 7 point favorites.
UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 1-2. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 72.3 points per game while giving up 70 per contest. UCLA has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 73 points per contest and giving up 63, which is a point differential of 10.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/14/19 F Shareef O'Neal Hip is questionable Friday vs UNLV
Amauri Hardy comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 38.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 69% while his free throw percentage is 100%. Elijah Mitrou-Long averages 12.3 points per contest in 36.7 minutes per game. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Jalen Hill scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Chris Smith averages 13.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV averages 72.3 points per contest, which is 197th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 156th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 135th in the nation. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 11.3 assists per game, which ranks them 150th and 277th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 45th with 17.3 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 70.0 points per contest, which is 203rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 270th and 85th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 28.3 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 170th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UCLA is 190th in the nation with 73.0 points per contest this season. They are 245th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 129th in the NCAA. They are 152nd in D-1 in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 249th in assists per game with 12.0. The Bruins are 281st in turnovers per contest with 11.5. The Bruins give up 63.0 points per game, which ranks them 102nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 282nd and 308th in those defensive statistics. They rank 63rd with 9.5 dimes allowed per game and 17th with 27.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Bruins are 177th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Runnin' Rebels have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 172nd. They are 330th in college basketball in pace with 64.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 158th. As a unit they are 145th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 220th in D-1. UNLV is 45th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.7 times per 100 possessions.
UCLA is 267th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bruins are 85th in the country in offensive rating with 110.6. In terms of pace they are 320th in Division 1 with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 273rd. As a team they are 223rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 328th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UNLV/UCLA college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take UNLV +7
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