San Diego State vs UNLV predictions 1/26/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Location: Thomas & Mack Center in Paradise, NV
Odds/Point Spread: UNLV +7.5
The San Diego State Aztecs head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 7.5 point favorites.
San Diego State heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-0. They currently have a point differential of 18.0 as they are averaging 74.7 points per contest while giving up 56.7 per game. UNLV has an overall mark of 11-10. They are averaging 71.9 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 12-7-0 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 11-10-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 11-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/11/19 F Aguek Arop Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/20/20 F Joel Mensah Back is questionable Tuesday vs Wyoming
01/17/20 F Nathan Mensah Respiratory is out indefinitely
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
01/25/20 G Elijah Mitrou-Long Thumb is upgraded to questionable
Yanni Wetzell averages 12.3 points per contest in 27.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%. Malachi Flynn comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per night. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Bryce Hamilton averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Amauri Hardy scores 15.1 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aztecs allow 56.7 points per contest which is 4th in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 4th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 10.2 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in D-1. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in Division 1. San Diego State averages 74.7 points per contest, which is 98th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 18.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 38th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 28th in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 145th and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 335th with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels give up 69.7 points per game, which ranks them 196th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 147th and 255th in those defensive statistics. They rank 257th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 20th with 30.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Runnin' Rebels are 67th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest. UNLV is 164th in the country with 71.9 points per contest this season. They are 213th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 273rd in the country. They are 39th in the nation in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 214th in assists per game with 12.8. The Runnin' Rebels are 74th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Aztecs are 11th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.7. In terms of pace they are 303rd in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 40th. As a team they are 40th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 190th in Division 1. San Diego State is 324th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 91st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels are 117th in the country in offensive rating with 104.7. In terms of pace they are 322nd in Division 1 with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 203rd. As a team they are 165th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 114th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Diego State -7.5 and over 134.5 total points
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