Nevada Wolf Pack vs San Jose State Spartans Prediction, 2/17/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center in San Jose, CA
The San Jose State Spartans (7-18) welcome the Nevada Wolf Pack (11-13) at Provident Credit Union Event Center on Thursday.
The Nevada Wolf Pack faced off with San Jose State and took home the win by a score of 81-72 in their last game. Nevada finished having earned a 56.1% field goal percentage (32 out of 57) and converted 5 out of their 9 3-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Wolf Pack made 12 of their 15 tries for a percentage of 80.0%. Concerning getting rebounds, they earned 24 with 3 of them being offensive. They also distributed 19 assists for the contest while forcing the other team into 12 turnovers and having 7 steals. When discussing defense, Nevada allowed their opponent to shoot 44.1% from the floor on 26 of 59 shooting. San Jose State totaled 18 assists and had 4 steals for the contest. On top of that, San Jose State had 30 rebounds (11 offensive, 19 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. San Jose State walked away from this one shooting 66.7% at the free throw line by making 6 of their 9 tries. They made 14 of 32 shots from long range. When it comes to personal fouls, the Wolf Pack ended up walking away with 14 and San Jose State totaled 18 personal fouls.
Will Baker is one player who was a contributor for this contest. He accounted for 23 points on 11 out of 13 shooting. He played for 20 minutes and pulled down 6 boards. He finished the contest at 84.6% from the floor but had no assists when the time ran out.
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Nevada heads into this matchup with a win-loss record of 11-13 on the season. They average 73.0 pts per game (137th in D-1) while hitting 44.6% from the field. The Wolf Pack are hitting 33.5% on shots from 3-point land (172 of 513) and 74.7% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Nevada is pulling down 35.2 boards per contest and has accounted for 359 assists on the year, which is 97th in the country in terms of passing. They are turning it over 13.2 times per contest and as a unit they commit 17.5 personal fouls every game.
On defense, the Wolf Pack are forcing their opponents into 12.6 turnovers every game and they draw 18.3 fouls. They are ranked 307th in college basketball in allowing assists with 364 surrendered this year. The Wolf Pack are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 43.9% (633 of 1,441) and they concede 35.0 boards per game as a unit. They give up 35.9% from 3-point land while they are 314th in D-1 in opponents PPG (74.7).
When they last stepped on the court, the San Jose State Spartans took a loss by a final score of 81-72 when they faced Nevada. The Spartans recorded 19 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds for a total of 30 for the contest. They coughed up the ball 12 times, while getting 4 steals for this game. Nevada had 14 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Spartans to the free throw line for a total of 9 attempts. They were able to convert 6 of the free throw tries for a clip of 66.7%. Pertaining to shooting from distance, San Jose State made 14 of their 32 attempts (43.8%). Overall, the Spartans finished 26 for 59 from the field which gave them a percentage of 44.1%. The Spartans allowed Nevada to convert 32 of 57 tries from the floor which left them with a rate of 56.1% for the matchup. They wrapped up this game 55.6% from distance by connecting on 5 out of 9 and walked away from this one shooting 12 of 15 at the free throw line (80.0%). In the matter of how they attacked the glass, San Jose State allowed Nevada to pull down 24 overall (3 offensive).
Omari Moore ended up having an impact for the Spartans in this game. He made 8 out of 15 for the game giving him a rate of 53.3%, and tallied 6 rebounds. He recorded 22 points in his 37 mins on the court and accumulated 4 assists for the contest.
San Jose State has a record of 7-18 on the season. The Spartans commit 15.8 fouls per contest and they go 67.9% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 13.2 times per contest (171st in the country) and they cough up possession 12.6 times per contest. San Jose State has scored 1,637 points so far this year (65.5 per game) and they collect 31.2 boards per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Spartans are shooting 42.6% from the floor, which has them ranked 260th in Division 1.
The San Jose State defense concedes 35.6% on shots from distance (180 of 505) and their opposition makes 73.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 14.4 assists and 36.6 rebounds per contest, which is 301st and 289th in college basketball. The Spartans defensively are ranked 276th in college basketball in points given up per game with 72.7. They are forcing their opponents into 10.2 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.4% from the field (333rd in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Jose State
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