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Nevada vs UC San Diego 12/14/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

UC San Diego Tritons (4-5) vs. Nevada Wolf Pack (8-3)
December 14, 2022 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -14 / UC San Diego Tritons +14; Over/Under: +135
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The UC San Diego Tritons and Nevada Wolf Pack meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Lawlor Events Center. The UC San Diego Tritons look to get back to a .500 record. The Nevada Wolf Pack look for their ninth win.

The UC San Diego Tritons are averaging 65.9 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Bryce Pope is averaging 19 points and 3.3 rebounds, while Roddie Anderson III is averaging 10.6 points and 3.6 rebounds. J’Raan Brooks is dishing 1.5 assists and Emmanuel Tshimanga is grabbing 7.1 rebounds. The UC San Diego Tritons are shooting 27.9 percent from beyond the arc and 68.4 percent from the free throw line. The UC San Diego Tritons are allowing 39.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.

The Nevada Wolf Pack are averaging 73.4 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 64.8 points on 37.8 percent shooting. Jarod Lucas is averaging 17.2 points and 2.4 rebounds, while Kenan Blackshear is averaging 13.5 points and 5.5 rebounds. Will Baker is the third double-digit scorer and KJ Hymes is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Nevada Wolf Pack are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Nevada Wolf Pack are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game.

The Tritons are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 road games. The Wolf Pack are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The over is 6-1 in Tritons last 7 road games. The over is 4-1 in Wolf Pack last 5 games following a straight up loss.

The UC San Diego Tritons have yet to show they can step up against decent competition, and they’ve had issues covering numbers on the road dating back to last season. The Nevada Wolf Pack play their best at home, where they win by an average of 22 points and allow 33.6 percent shooting from the field. Nevada is also one of the better teams against the number. I’ll lay the chalk with the home team.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Nevada Wolf Pack -14

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