Nevada vs. UNLV - 1/22/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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UNLV Runnin' Rebels (11-9) at Nevada Wolf Pack (11-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 11:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -4.5 -- Over/Under: 142 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The UNLV Rebels and Nevada Wolf Pack meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Lawlor Events Center.
The UNLV Rebels look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The UNLV Rebels are averaging 71.9 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.9 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Amauri Hardy is averaging 14.8 points and 3.7 assists while Bryce Hamilton is averaging 12.9 points and 4.5 rebounds. Elijah Mitrou-Long is the third double-digit scorer and Donnie Tillman is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The UNLV Rebels are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The UNLV Rebels are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.4 rebounds per game. The UNLV Rebels have lost four of their last six road games.
The Nevada Wolf Pack need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Nevada Wolf Pack are averaging 73.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Jalen Harris is averaging 18.4 points and 6.3 rebounds while Jazz Johnson is averaging 16.9 points and 1.7 assists. Lindsey Drew is the third double-digit scorer and Nisre Zouzoua is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Nevada Wolf Pack are shooting 38 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Nevada Wolf Pack are allowing 27.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game. The Nevada Wolf Pack have won five straight home games.
The Runnin' Rebels are 16-34-5 ATS in their last 55 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Wolf Pack are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games, 34-16-2 ATS in their last 52 games following a ATS win and 27-13-1 ATS in their last 41 Wednesday games. The over is 4-0 in Runnin' Rebels last 4 overall. The under is 5-2 in Wolf Pack last 7 overall. The road team is 5-0-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The favorite is 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The UNLV Rebels haven't had much success on the road this season, but you can still argue they're the better team and playing better basketball than Nevada overall. The Nevada Wolf Pack have had issues stringing wins together as of late, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 1.4 points while shooting just 40.7 percent from the field. Road game or not, there seems to be value getting the UNLV Rebels and the free buckets.