UNLV vs Nevada predictions 1/22/2020 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada -4.5
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels head to Lawlor Events Center to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 4.5 point favorites.
UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 11-9. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 68.9 per contest. Nevada has an overall record of 11-8. They are averaging 73.8 points per game and surrendering 70.9, good for a point differential of 2.9.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 11-9-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 10-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 10-9-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 8-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
01/18/20 G Elijah Mitrou-Long Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bryce Hamilton averages 12.9 points per contest in 23.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Amauri Hardy comes into this game averaging 14.8 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jazz Johnson averages 16.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jalen Harris scores 18.4 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Runnin' Rebels allow 68.9 points per contest which is 181st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 237th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 250th place in D-1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in Division 1. UNLV averages 71.9 points per contest, which is 166th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 185th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 39.3 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 50th and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 70th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolf Pack give up 70.9 points per game, which ranks them 225th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 61st and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 129th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 254th with 36.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolf Pack are 11th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per contest. Nevada is 116th in the country with 73.8 points per contest this season. They are 211th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.9. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the country. They are 102nd in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 88th in assists per game with 14.5. The Wolf Pack are 275th in turnovers per contest with 12.3.
The Runnin' Rebels have an offensive rating of 104.7, which is ranked 112th. They are 324th in college basketball in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 190th. As a unit they are 151st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 111th in D-1. UNLV is 80th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 273rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 103.1, which is ranked 142nd. They are 90th in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 122nd. As a unit they are 115th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 59th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take UNLV +4.5 and over 142 total points
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