Nevada vs. Wyoming - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (7-7) at Nevada Wolf Pack (8-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT Sports
The Wyoming Cowboys and Nevada Wolf Pack meet Saturday at the Lawlor Events Center.
The Wyoming Cowboys could use a big road win to get a game above a .500 record. The Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 73.8 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 71.2 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Josh Adams is averaging 24.9 points and 4.2 assists while Jason McManamen is averaging 12.7 points and 3.4 rebounds. Justin James is dishing 1.1 assists and Alan Herndon is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Wyoming Cowboys are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. Wyoming is allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The Wyoming Cowboys have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Nevada Wolf Pack look for a victory after splitting their last eight games. The Nevada Wolf Pack are averaging 80.2 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 38.7 percent shooting. Marqueze Coleman is averaging 17.7 points and 3.8 assists while D.J. Fenner is averaging 13.5 points and 5.1 rebounds. Cameron Oliver is grabbing seven rebounds and Tyron Criswell is dishing 1.8 assists. The Nevada Wolf Pack are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. Nevada is allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Nevada Wolf Pack have won seven of their last 10 home games.
The Cowboys are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Wolf Pack are 7-22 ATS in their last 29 games following a ATS loss and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Wyoming seems like a team going through the motions right now. Nevada continues to play well at home and is very, very solid on the defensive end. I'll take the Wolf Pack and lay the bucket.