Nevada Wolf Pack vs Boise State Broncos Prediction, 1/17/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Nevada Wolf Pack vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Location: ExtraMile Arena in Boise, ID
TV: Youtube TV
ExtraMile Arena is the location where the Boise State Broncos (14-4) will try to beat the Nevada Wolf Pack (15-4) on Tuesday.
The Nevada Wolf Pack played Utah State and walked away with a win by a score of 85-70 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the Wolf Pack ended up finishing with 19 and Utah State finished the game with 18 fouls. They made 8 of 22 attempts from beyond the arc. Utah State ended up shooting 78.3% from the free throw line by making 18 of 23 attempts. Moreover, Utah State snagged 32 rebounds (11 offensive, 21 defensive), but didn't have a block. Utah State earned 12 assists and had 4 steals for this contest. Concerning defense, Nevada let their opponent shoot 38.6% from the floor on 22 out of 57 shooting. They also dished out 18 assists for the contest while creating 12 turnovers and earning 7 steals. When discussing rebounding, they collected a total of 29 with 6 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Wolf Pack converted 15 of 18 tries for a percentage of 83.3%. Nevada ended the game having earned a 55.4% field goal percentage (31 of 56) and knocked down 8 of 17 shots from beyond the arc.
Kenan Blackshear is one guy who was a major contributor for the contest. He totaled 28 points on 9 of 15 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 32 mins played and also totaled 2 boards. He shot 60.0% from the floor and dished out 5 dimes.
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Nevada will enter this matchup with a win-loss record of 15-4 on the season. They have an average of 73.4 pts per game (152nd in college basketball) while hitting 44.3% from the field. The Wolf Pack are connecting on 34.4% on shots from downtown (146 of 424) and 79.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Nevada is grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game and has totaled 264 assists on the campaign, which has them ranked 95th in the nation in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 10.4 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 18.4 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Wolf Pack have forced 12.9 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.6 personal fouls. They are conceding 32.3% on 3-point attempts while they are 63rd in college basketball in points per game from their opponents (64.7). The Wolf Pack defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 40.2% (426 of 1,061) and they surrender 34.1 rebounds per game as a squad. They rank 190th in college hoops in giving up assists with 229 surrendered on the year.
The last time they took the court, the Boise State Broncos went home victorious with a score of 85-68 when they played Wyoming. In the matter of how they rebounded, Boise State allowed Wyoming to snag 30 in all (5 on the offensive glass). They finished 36.8% from three-point range by connecting on 7 of 19 and finished the game at 11 out of 21 from the free throw line (52.4%). The Broncos permitted Wyoming to convert 25 of their 57 attempts from the field which had them shooting 43.9% in this contest. When the game finished, the Broncos ended up going 33 for 68 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 48.5%. Concerning shots from distance, Boise State knocked down 12 of their 33 tries (36.4%). They were able to knock down 7 of them for a rate of 63.6%. Wyoming was called for 12 personal fouls in this contest which got the Broncos to the charity stripe for 11 attempts. They turned it over 7 times, while earning 5 steals for the game. The Broncos pulled down 31 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 40 for the contest.
Chibuzo Agbo pitched in for the Broncos for the matchup. He knocked down 7 of 13 in the game for a field goal rate of 53.8%, and tallied 9 rebounds. He racked up 18 points in his 31 minutes on the court and tallied 1 assist for the game.
Boise State has a record of 14-4 on the year. The Broncos commit 16.3 fouls per contest while shooting 71.6% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 12.1 times per game (276th in the nation) and they cough up possession 11.2 times per contest. Boise State has earned 1,308 points so far this season (72.7 per contest) and they pull down 38.1 rebounds per game. As an offensive team, the Broncos are hitting on 45.0% from the floor, which is ranked 162nd in college basketball.
The Boise State defense surrenders 29.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (103 of 355) and their opponents are knocking down 68.3% of their free throw shots. They give up 9.4 assists and 31.8 boards per game, which ranks them 15th and 54th in college hoops. The Broncos defensively are ranked 20th in D-1 in PPG allowed with 60.5. They are able to force 12.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 39.0% from the floor (19th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Nevada
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