San Jose State vs UNLV Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Thomas & Mack Center in Paradise, NV
Odds/Point Spread: UNLV -14
The San Jose State Spartans head to Thomas & Mack Center to take on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 14 point favorites.
San Jose State heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-12. They currently have a point differential of -9.0 as they are averaging 68.3 points per contest while giving up 77.3 per game. UNLV has an overall record of 9-9. They are averaging 68.9 points per game and surrendering 67.4, good for a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 8-9-0 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 8-8-1 against the over/under this year
Important UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 10-8-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 8-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
01/11/20 G Elijah Mitrou-Long Thumb is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Wyoming
Seneca Knight comes into this game averaging 13.7 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Brae Ivey averages 9.6 points per contest in 27.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Amauri Hardy scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Donnie Tillman averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.3 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State averages 68.3 points per contest, which is 257th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -9.0 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 333rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 311th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 141st and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 90th with 14.6 per game. The Spartans allow 77.3 points per contest, which is 325th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 290th and 234th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 328th, and they allow 17.3 assists per game which puts them in 344th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV is 247th in the nation with 68.9 points per contest this season. They are 253rd in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 270th in the NCAA. They are 73rd in D-1 in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 284th in assists per game with 11.8. The Runnin' Rebels are 64th in turnovers per contest with 14.9. The Runnin' Rebels give up 67.4 points per game, which ranks them 144th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 139th and 224th in those defensive statistics. They rank 241st with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 31.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Runnin' Rebels are 91st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per contest this year.
The Spartans have an offensive rating of 93.2, which is ranked 312th. They are 50th in college basketball in pace with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 319th. As a unit they are 316th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 55th in D-1. San Jose State is 125th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
UNLV is 59th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions. The Runnin' Rebels are 172nd in the country in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 341st in Division 1 with 64.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 229th. As a team they are 207th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 99th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/UNLV college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose State +14
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