Utah State vs UNLV NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/1/2020
Game: Utah State Aggies vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Location: Thomas & Mack Center in Paradise, NV
The Utah State Aggies travel to Thomas & Mack Center to play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
Utah State comes into this game with an overall record of 13-2. They currently have a point differential of 19.9 as they are averaging 81.8 points per game while giving up 61.9 per contest. UNLV has an overall record of 6-8. They are averaging 68.2 points per game and surrendering 68.5, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 5-8-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 5-7-1 against the over/under
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 7-7-0 against the spread
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 6-8-0 against the over/under
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
12/28/19 G Sam Merrill Undisclosed missed last game, is questionable
12/28/19 C Neemias Queta Knee is questionable
12/21/19 C Kuba Karwowski Undisclosed is questionable
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
12/04/19 G Elijah Mitrou-Long Thumb is expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Sam Merrill comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Justin Bean averages 14.0 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 11.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Amauri Hardy averages 15.2 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Donnie Tillman averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah State averages 81.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 19.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 80th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 128th in the nation. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 301st with 12.1 per game. The Aggies allow 61.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 32nd and 50th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 10.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 35th place in Division 1. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV is 261st in the country with 68.2 points per game this year. They are 239th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 208th in the nation. They are 112th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.9 boards per game, and 272nd in assists per contest with 12.1. The Runnin' Rebels are 57th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Runnin' Rebels surrender 68.5 points per contest, which ranks them 177th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 218th and 261st in those defensive statistics. They rank 278th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest and 28th with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Runnin' Rebels are 65th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Aggies are 12th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.4. In terms of pace they are 154th in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 96th. As a team they are 51st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 216th in Division 1. Utah State is 314th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 44th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels are 180th in the country in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 345th in Division 1 with 64.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 232nd. As a team they are 209th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 133rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Utah State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take UNLV
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