San Diego State at UNLV: 3/3/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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UNLV Runnin' Rebels (11-12) vs San Diego State Aztecs (19-4)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
Betting Odds: UNLV Runnin' Rebels +11 -- Over/Under: 133.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Diego State Aztecs and UNLV Runnin Rebels face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The San Diego State Aztecs come into this game with a 19-4 record overall and coming into this game they have won ten games in a row. Over the last ten games, San Diego State has covered eight of the spreads. San Diego State on the season is averaging 74.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 60.9 points per game. San Diego State is shooting 45.6 percent from the field and 38 percent from behind the three point line. Forward Matt Mitchell has been the best player for San Diego State averaging 15.2 points while shooting 44.4 percent from the field and 36.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the UNLV Runnin Rebels who sit with an 11-12 record overall and they have won three of their last four games. The only loss during that stretch was against Fresno State, a game they lost by three points. UNLV on the season is averaging 67.5 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.8 points per game. UNLV is shooting 43.2 percent from the field and 34.3 percent from behind the three point line. Forward Orlando Robinson has been the best player for Fresno State averaging 14.9 points while shooting 47.2 percent from the field and 38.7 percent from behind the three point line.
San Diego State is 8-2 against the spread in their last ten games overall. UNLV is 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 games overall. The favorite is 6-2-2 against the spread in the last ten meetings played between the two teams. San Diego State is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 meetings against UNLV.
San Diego State has dominated this series, and they should have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for San Diego State’s defense is going to lock down the Runnin Rebels offense and that will lead to San Diego State coming away with a cover.