UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs Utah State Aggies Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/5/2020
Game: UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs Utah State Aggies
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Location: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah State -11
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels travel to Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Utah State as 11 point favorites.
UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 11-12. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 70.9 per contest. Utah State has an overall record of 17-7. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 64.4, good for a point differential of 13.0.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 12-11-0 against the spread
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 13-10-0 against the over/under
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 9-13-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 9-12-1 against the over/under
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Amauri Hardy averages 14.1 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Bryce Hamilton comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Justin Bean averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.1 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Sam Merrill averages 17.8 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 224th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 174th and 282nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they give up 14.0 assists per contest which puts them in 270th place in the NCAA. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in the nation. UNLV averages 71.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 160th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 220th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 279th in D-1. They average 39.0 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 40th and 225th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 87th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 64.4 points per contest, which ranks them 61st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 37th and 76th in those defensive statistics. They rank 41st with 10.5 assists allowed per contest, and 53rd with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 151st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. Utah State is 44th in the country with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 95th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 210th in the nation. They are 17th in the country in rebounding with 40.5 boards per game and 14th in assists per contest with 16.6. The Aggies are 276th in turnovers per game with 12.2.
The Runnin' Rebels have an offensive rating of 104.8, which is ranked 112th. They are 318th in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 208th. As a unit they are 173rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 96th in D-1. UNLV is 101st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Utah State is 289th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 109.8, which is ranked 32nd. They are 195th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 110th. As a unit they are 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 163rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's UNLV/Utah State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah State -11
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