San Jose State vs. Nevada - 2/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (6-15) at San Jose State Spartans (2-20)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm (The Event Center)
The Line: San Jose State Spartans -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack and San Jose State Spartans meet Saturday at the Event Center.
The Nevada Wolf Pack would love nothing more than to snap a seven-game losing streak. On the season, Nevada is averaging 60.5 points on 38 percent shooting and is allowing 66.1 points on 40.7 percent shooting. AJ West is averaging 12.5 points and 10.1 rebounds while D.J. Fenner is averaging 9.5 points and 1.3 assists. Marqueze Coleman is dishing 2.3 assists and Tyron Criswell is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Nevada Wolf Pack have six players averaging at least six points, and they’re shooting 70 percent from the line and 25.8 percent from downtown. Defensively, Nevada is allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in seven of its last 10 games.
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The San Jose State Spartans have yet to win a game in 2015 and are winless in MWC play. On the season, SJSU is averaging 51.4 points on 34.8 percent shooting and is allowing 71 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Rashad Muhammad is averaging 12.9 points and 2.4 rebounds while Jaleel Williams is averaging 9.7 points and 4.5 rebounds. Darryl Gaynor II is dishing two assists and Isaac Thornton is shooting 28.9 percent from the field. The San Jose State Spartans have no offensive depth with the suspensions, as they’re shooting just 64.2 percent from the line and 27.9 percent from deep. Defensively, San Jose State is allowing 41.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in six of its last eight games.
The Wolf Pack are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-18 ATS in their last 23 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400. The Spartans are 16-40-2 ATS in their last 58 home games and 16-42-3 ATS in their last 61 games overall. The Wolf Pack are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in San Jose State and 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall.
Nobody in their right mind can back San Jose State with its lack of depth and horrible play on both sides of the ball. Nevada is the pick if you really, really want to waste your time on this BS of a game.