Colorado State vs Nevada College Basketball Game Picks 1/1/2020
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada -6.5
The Colorado State Rams head to Lawlor Events Center to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 6.5 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 73.5 points per game while giving up 71.5 per contest. Nevada has an overall mark of 8-5. They are averaging 76.3 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 4.4.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 6-8-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 8-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 8-5-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
12/28/19 F Adam Thistlewood Ankle left last game, is questionable
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nico Carvacho comes into this game averaging 13.2 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 10.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 50%. Isaiah Stevens averages 11.9 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Jalen Harris scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Jazz Johnson averages 16.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 73.5 points per contest, which is 149th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 81st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 167th in the nation. They average 34.5 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 249th and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 182nd with 13.6 per game. The Rams allow 71.5 points per contest, which is 235th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 263rd and 216th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 121st, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 228th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada is 95th in the nation with 76.3 points per contest this season. They are 172nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 32nd in the NCAA. They are 90th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.5 boards per contest and 96th in assists per game with 14.8. The Wolf Pack are 277th in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Wolf Pack give up 71.9 points per game, which ranks them 246th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 97th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 97th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 239th with 36.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolf Pack are 7th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.5 per contest this year.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 102.7, which is ranked 159th. They are 240th in college basketball in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 80th. As a unit they are 90th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 140th in D-1. Colorado State is 156th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 281st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 113th. They are 86th in D-1 in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 106th. As a unit they are 94th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 84th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado State +6.5
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