Nevada vs San Diego State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs San Diego State Aztecs
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Viejas Arena in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego State -13
The Nevada Wolf Pack head to Viejas Arena to take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 13 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 74.9 points per game while giving up 71.1 per contest. San Diego State has an overall record of 18-0. They are averaging 75.2 points per game and surrendering 56.9, good for a point differential of 18.3.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 9-9-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 8-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 12-5-0 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 9-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/11/19 F Aguek Arop Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/15/20 F Joel Mensah Back is questionable
01/15/20 F Nathan Mensah Respiratory is questionable
Jazz Johnson averages 17.1 points per contest in 33.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Jalen Harris comes into this game averaging 18.4 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Yanni Wetzell averages 11.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Malachi Flynn scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 4.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack allow 71.1 points per contest which is 227th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 69th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 234th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 114th place in D-1. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in Division 1. Nevada averages 74.9 points per contest, which is 102nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 162nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 23rd in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 99th and 74th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 283rd with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aztecs give up 56.9 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 31st with 10.1 dimes allowed per game and 34th with 31.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Aztecs are 264th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest. San Diego State is 97th in the country with 75.2 points per contest this season. They are 37th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 18.3. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 34th in the country. They are 142nd in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 50th in assists per game with 15.4. The Aztecs are 335th in turnovers per contest with 11.1.
The Wolf Pack are 123rd in the nation in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 84th in the country with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 97th. As a team they are 93rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 67th in Division 1. Nevada is 277th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
San Diego State is 323rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Aztecs have an offensive rating of 111.7, which is ranked 13th. They are 299th in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 42nd. As a unit they are 41st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 212th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nevada +13 and over 134 total points
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