UNLV vs Nevada Pick: Tuesday, February 2nd

UNLV vs Nevada Pick: Tuesday, February 2nd: UNLV is coming off an ugly loss to these Nevada Wolf Pack on Sunday 89-60 as just 5 point dogs. Leading scorer Bryce Hamilton who averages 18.2 points per game missed the contest with an ankle injury. He is listed as questionable to play. Without Bryce, they only have one player scoring double digits in David Jenkins Jr, who averages 15.6 per game. The Rebels lost their PG Marvin Coleman to a season-ending injury earlier this year. Without Coleman and Bryce Hamilton, you lose 7.7 of the team’s average 13.5 assists per game.

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Nevada are coming off back to back losses at Wyoming and shot the lights out. They hit 56.4% from the field and 58.3% from behind the arc. Desmond Cambridge Jr. went for 17 while Grant Sheffield went for 15 points and 11 assists. The Wolfpack as a team hit 44.4% from the area, 34.4% from three, and 75.1% from the foul line.

UNLV vs Nevada Odds

College Basketball Odds Spread
UNLV +5.5 (-110)
Nevada -5.5 (-110)
Total 143
Where/When Lawler Events Center, 9 PM ET

UNLV comes into Tuesday night having won 6 of their last ten games this season and have outscored their opponents by more than 10 points per game in that stretch. The Rebels have averaged 72.3 points per game this season but have been held to an average of 69 points in their last five games, including a 99-45 throttling of Benedict on January 21st.

Meanwhile, the Nevada Wolfpack are 5-5 in their last ten games this season but have outscored their opponents by just over 6 points per game in that period. The Wolfpack’s defense is rated just outside of the top 100 in the nation at 104th, allowing only 67.4 points per game, yet they have still managed to go ‘Over’ or Push the betting total in 10 of their first 17 games this season.

UNLV vs Nevada ATS Stats

College Basketball Team ATS Record ATS Margin
UNLV 6-5-1 -1.8
Nevada 12-5 +2