Nevada vs San Jose State College Basketball Picks and Tips 1/8/2020
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Location: Event Center Arena in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Jose State +12
The Nevada Wolf Pack travel to Event Center Arena to play the San Jose State Spartans on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Nevada as 12 point favorites.
Nevada comes into this game with an overall record of 10-5. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 76.1 points per game while giving up 70.8 per contest. San Jose State has an overall mark of 5-11. They are averaging 68.1 points per contest and giving up 77.6, which is a point differential of -9.6.
Valuable Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 9-6-0 against the spread
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-9-0 against the over/under
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-8-0 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-7-1 against the over/under
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Jalen Harris averages 17.2 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Jazz Johnson comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Brae Ivey averages 8.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Seneca Knight averages 12.4 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 218th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc, ranking them 72nd and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 218th, and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 73rd place in the NCAA. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the nation. Nevada averages 76.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 91st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 131st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 17th in D-1. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 95th and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 263rd with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans surrender 77.6 points per contest, which ranks them 327th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 309th and 204th in those defensive statistics. They rank 342nd with 17.3 assists allowed per contest, and 313th with 38.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 57th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game. San Jose State is 266th in the country with 68.1 points per game this year. They are 326th in the D-1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -9.6. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 301st in the nation. They are 148th in the country in rebounding with 36.9 boards per game and 159th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Spartans are 73rd in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Wolf Pack are 105th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.4. In terms of pace they are 89th in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 77th. As a team they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 66th in Division 1. Nevada is 269th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
San Jose State is 96th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 313th in the country in offensive rating with 93. In terms of pace they are 58th in Division 1 with 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 316th. As a team they are 309th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 77th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nevada/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose State +12
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