Air Force vs Nevada Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/4/2020
Game: Air Force Falcons vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada -10
The Air Force Falcons travel to Lawlor Events Center to play the Nevada Wolf Pack on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 10 point favorites.
Air Force heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 73.3 per game. Nevada has an overall mark of 13-10. They are averaging 75.7 points per contest and giving up 72.1, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 10-11-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 13-10-0 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 11-12-0 against the over/under
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
02/01/20 G Jazz Johnson Shoulder is questionable
Lavelle Scottie comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Ryan Swan-Ford averages 13.5 points per game in 27.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jalen Harris averages 20.0 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Jazz Johnson averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 83rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 57th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 14th in the nation. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 314th and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 270th with 12.3 per game. The Falcons allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 272nd in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 316th and 326th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 285th place in Division 1. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada is 71st in the country with 75.7 points per game this year. They are 159th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the nation. They are 95th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game, and 65th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Wolf Pack are 295th in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Wolf Pack surrender 72.1 points per contest, which ranks them 248th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 144th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest and 234th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolf Pack are 8th in country in forcing turnovers with 10.7 per game.
The Falcons have an offensive rating of 109, which is ranked 41st. They are 217th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 29th. As a unit they are 10th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 74th in D-1. Air Force is 222nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 288th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 105.6, which is ranked 92nd. They are 81st in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 68th. As a unit they are 74th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 48th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Air Force/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Nevada -10
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