UNLV at San Jose State: 2/21/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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San Jose State Spartans (5-14) vs UNLV Runnin' Rebels (9-11)
Game Info: Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Provident Credit Union Event Center)
Betting Odds: San Jose State Spartans +13.5 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The UNLV Rebels and San Jose State Spartans face off on Sunday in a college basketball showdown at Event Center Arena.
These two squads faced off on Friday on Friday night and it was UNLV that was able to come away with the 76-60 victory. Bryce Hamilton was the best player for UNLV putting up 18 points and eight rebounds. Ralph Agee was the best player for San Jose State putting up 18 points and six rebounds.
The UNLV Runnin Rebels haven’t had the most success this season but they have won three of their last five games. UNLV is averaging 67.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.4 points per game. UNLV is shooting 43.5 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from behind the three point line. UNLV is led by Bryce Hamilton who averages 18.4 points and shoots 44.9 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from deep.
ON the other side of this matchup is the San Jose Spartans who sit with a 5-14 record overall and they have lost three games in a row. The offense has been a problem as of late and in this game to find success, they need the offense to be better. San Jose State on the season is averaging only 62.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 81.7 points per game. San Jose State is led by Richard Washington who averages 20.3 points and shoots 41.6 percent from the field and 35.8 percent deep.
UNLV is 2-6 against the spread in their last 8 vs. Mountain West. The under is 10-1 in San Jose State’s last 11 overall.The under is 10-1 in San Jose State’s last 11 vs. Mountain West. San Jose State is 5-15 against the spread in their last 20 games overall. UNLV is 3-7 against the spread in the last 10 meetings.
San Jose State might not win this game, but they are going to find just enough offensive success to keep this game close. UNLV is going to win, but San Jose State will cover the spread.