Nevada vs Boise State Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Taco Bell Arena in Boise, ID
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Boise State -4
The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 4 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 13-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 76.2 points per game while giving up 72.0 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 14-8. They are averaging 79.3 points per game and surrendering 70.8, good for a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 13-9-0 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 11-11-0 against the over/under
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 13-8-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 14-7-0 against the over/under
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jazz Johnson averages 16.3 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Jalen Harris comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Justinian Jessup averages 15.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 95%. Derrick Alston averages 19.5 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack allow 72.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 247th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 70th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 238th, and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 145th place in the NCAA. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the nation. Nevada averages 76.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 65th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 173rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 9th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 90th and 50th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 303rd with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos surrender 70.8 points per contest, which ranks them 218th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 282nd and 57th in those defensive statistics. They rank 106th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest, and 67th with 32.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 199th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game. Boise State is 21st in the country with 79.3 points per game this year. They are 46th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 59th in the nation. They are 240th in the country in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game and 184th in assists per contest with 13.2. The Broncos are 266th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Wolf Pack are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 83rd in the country with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 72nd. As a team they are 77th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 53rd in Division 1. Nevada is 304th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 280th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 43rd in the country in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 118th in Division 1 with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 36th. As a team they are 17th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 86th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State -4
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