Nevada vs Air Force College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/18/20

Nevada vs Air Force College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/18/20 Photo by Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Air Force Falcons (2-2) at Nevada Wolf Pack (5-2)

College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2020 at 10:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)

The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -11.5 -- Over/Under: 132 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Air Force Falcons and Nevada Wolf Pack meet Friday in college basketball action at the Lawlor Events Center.

The Air Force Falcons need a win here to get a game above a .500 record. The Air Force Falcons are averaging 55.8 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 62.3 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Chris Joyce is averaging 15.8 points and 2.8 rebounds while Keaton Van Soelen is averaging 9.8 points and 2.5 assists. AJ Walker is dishing 2.5 assists and Nikc Jackson is grabbing four rebounds. The Air Force Falcons are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Air Force Falcons are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 24 rebounds per game. 

The Nevada Wolf Pack look for another win to build on their 5-2 record. The Nevada Wolf Pack are averaging 71.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 38.1 percent shooting. Grant Sherfield is averaging 17.6 points and 4.1 rebounds while Desmond Cambridge Jr. is averaging 14 points and 3.6 rebounds. Zane Meeks is grabbing 6.1 rebounds and Warren Washington is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Nevada Wolf Pack are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Nevada Wolf Pack are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game.

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The Falcons are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 road games and 4-14 ATS in their last 18 games overall. The Wolf Pack are 9-3-2 ATS in their last 14 Friday games. The under is 4-1 in Falcons last 5 overall. The over is 8-3 in Wolf Pack last 11 home games and 10-3 in Wolf Pack last 13 overall.

The Air Force Falcons have been rough offensively this season and seem to be getting worse, which includes a blowout loss to Drake. The Nevada Wolf Pack seem to be getting better as the season drags out and most of their wins have come by comfortable margins. Air Force has also been horrible against the number dating back to last season. I'll lay the chalk with Nevada in this spot.

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Randy’s Pick Nevada Wolf Pack -11.5

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