UNLV vs San Jose State Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/29/2020
Game: UNLV Runnin' Rebels vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Location: Event Center Arena in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Jose State +8.5
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels head to Event Center Arena to take on the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The opening line for this game has UNLV as 8.5 point favorites.
UNLV comes into this game with an overall record of 16-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 71.8 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. San Jose State has an overall mark of 7-22. They are averaging 70.1 points per contest and giving up 81.1, which is a point differential of -11.0.
Valuable UNLV Runnin' Rebels Betting Trends
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 16-14-0 against the spread this season
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 15-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 13-15-0 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 15-12-1 against the over/under this year
Key UNLV Runnin' Rebels Injuries
02/14/20 F Donnie Tillman Knee is out indefinitely
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
02/27/20 G Kaison Hammonds Leg is questionable
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Bryce Hamilton comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 26.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 67%. Amauri Hardy averages 14.5 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Seneca Knight scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Richard Washington averages 10.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
UNLV averages 71.8 points per contest, which is 155th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 209th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 277th in the nation. They average 39.1 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 37th and 223rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 157th with 13.4 per game. The Runnin' Rebels allow 70.2 points per contest, which is 199th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 145th and 231st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 58th, and they allow 13.9 assists per game which puts them in 274th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 82nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State is 209th in the nation with 70.1 points per contest this season. They are 343rd in the country in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is -11.0. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 323rd in the NCAA. They are 193rd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 184th in assists per game with 13.0. The Spartans are 106th in turnovers per contest with 13.9. The Spartans give up 81.1 points per game, which ranks them 341st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 338th and 299th in those defensive statistics. They rank 348th with 18.8 dimes allowed per game and 344th with 40.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 146th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year.
The Runnin' Rebels have an offensive rating of 104.2, which is ranked 120th. They are 290th in college basketball in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 201st. As a unit they are 199th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 109th in D-1. UNLV is 189th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
San Jose State is 173rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 321st in the country in offensive rating with 94.2. In terms of pace they are 23rd in Division 1 with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 329th. As a team they are 314th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 21st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UNLV/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take UNLV -8.5
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