USC vs Nevada College Basketball Parlay 11/16/2019
Game: USC Trojans vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada +1.5
The USC Trojans head to Lawlor Events Center to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The opening line for this game has USC as 1.5 point favorites.
USC comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 19.3 as they are averaging 79.0 points per game while giving up 59.7 per contest. Nevada has an overall mark of 2-1. They are averaging 75.3 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 0-2-1 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 2-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key USC Trojans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
11/11/19 G Jalen Harris Foot is questionable Tuesday vs UT Arlington
Nick Rakocevic averages 14.0 points per contest in 24.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 9.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Onyeka Okongwu comes into this game averaging 17.3 points per contest while playing 24.7 minutes per night. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jazz Johnson averages 17.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Lindsey Drew scores 20.3 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 6.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans allow 59.7 points per contest which is 71st in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 199th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 149th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 130th place in D-1. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 296th in Division 1. USC averages 79.0 points per contest, which is 107th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 19.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 174th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 164th in the nation. They average 44.7 boards per contest and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 38th and 91st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 87th with 16.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack give up 73.0 points per game, which ranks them 245th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 142nd and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 146th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 273rd with 39.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolf Pack are 69th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest. Nevada is 156th in the country with 75.3 points per contest this season. They are 199th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.3. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 143rd in the country. They are 214th in the nation in rebounding with 36.3 boards per contest and 75th in assists per game with 16.0. The Wolf Pack are 302nd in turnovers per contest with 11.0.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 107.2, which is ranked 122nd. They are 117th in college basketball in pace with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 192nd. As a unit they are 207th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 248th in D-1. USC is 152nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 292nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 100.4, which is ranked 199th. They are 84th in D-1 in pace with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 151st. As a unit they are 172nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 47th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take USC -1.5 and over 153.5 total points
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