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Nevada vs San Diego State Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 10th Betting Odds

Wolf Pack vs Aztecs Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Nevada Wolf Pack at San Diego State Aztecs
  • Where: San Diego at Viejas Arena
  • Date: Tuesday, January 10th
  • Betting Odds: Nevada +10, NEVADA +393 | SDST -552 O/U 137.5

Wolf Pack Preview:

Nevada will take their 6 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 14-3. So far, the Wolf Pack have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 5-3. For the season, Nevada has been the underdog in 4 games, sitting with a mark of 2-2. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Wolf Pack being +10 point underdogs.

Nevada will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Jarod Lucas who is averaging 17.0 points per game for the Wolf Pack. Lucas is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Wolf Pack’s offensive game plan is the play of Kenan Blackshear who has hit 45.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.12 points per game.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Nevada this season, as they are currently ranked 161st in college basketball at 72.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Wolf Pack’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.8%, placing them 270th in the NCAA.

Aztecs Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Nevada, the San Diego State Aztecs will be taking the floor for the 16th time this season and have an overall record of 12-3. So far this season, San Diego State has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 9-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Aztecs as the -10 point favorites. The Aztecs have been favored 13 times, going 11-2 straight up.

San Diego State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Matt Bradley who is averaging 13.27 points per game for the Aztecs. Bradley is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Aztecs’ offensive game plan is the play of Darrion Trammell who has hit 37.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.57 points per game.

Coming into today’s game, San Diego State will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Aztecs are ranked 374th at 65.3 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 642nd ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, San Diego State is close to the NCAA average at 35.8%.

Free Spread Prediction: San Diego State Aztecs -10

For this game between the San Diego State Aztecs and Nevada Wolf Pack, we think that Nevada has a good chance of keeping the game closer than expected. The Wolf Pack have historically performed well against the spread as the underdog, posting a record of 3-2 in their last 5 games. Additionally, the two teams have different playing styles, with San Diego State preferring a faster pace and Nevada preferring a slower game. We think this will benefit the Wolf Pack, as there will be fewer possessions for San Diego State to pull ahead. Based on these factors, we feel confident about placing a bet on the Nevada Wolf Pack to cover as the +10 point underdogs.

 


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