Colorado State vs UNLV Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/18/2020
Game: Colorado State Rams vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Thomas & Mack Center in Paradise, NV
Odds/Point Spread: UNLV -1
The Colorado State Rams travel to Thomas & Mack Center to play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has UNLV as 1 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 76.4 points per contest while giving up 71.7 per game. UNLV has an overall mark of 13-14. They are averaging 71.6 points per contest and giving up 71.1, which is a point differential of 0.4.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 13-13-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 17-9-0 against the over/under
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 13-14-0 against the spread
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 14-13-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
02/14/20 F Donnie Tillman Knee is out indefinitely
Nico Carvacho averages 12.5 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 11.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 47%. Isaiah Stevens comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Amauri Hardy averages 14.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Bryce Hamilton averages 15.3 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 248th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 256th and 230th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 82nd, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 230th place in the NCAA. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in the nation. Colorado State averages 76.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 51st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 38th in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 159th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 200th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels surrender 71.1 points per contest, which ranks them 228th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 190th and 248th in those defensive statistics. They rank 289th with 14.3 assists allowed per contest, and 46th with 31.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Runnin' Rebels are 80th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game. UNLV is 160th in the country with 71.6 points per game this year. They are 233rd in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.4. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 287th in the nation. They are 46th in the country in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game and 238th in assists per contest with 12.4. The Runnin' Rebels are 142nd in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 55th. They are 161st in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 22nd. As a unit they are 28th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 122nd in D-1. Colorado State is 208th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 164th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels are 127th in the country in offensive rating with 103.8. In terms of pace they are 300th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 228th. As a team they are 212th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 108th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UNLV -1
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