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UNLV vs San Jose State Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/14/23

San Jose State Spartans (15-10) vs. UNLV Runnin' Rebels (16-9)
February 14, 2023 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: UNLV Runnin' Rebels -7 / San Jose State Spartans +7; Over/Under: +140
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The San Jose State Spartans and UNLV Rebels meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Thomas & Mack Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The San Jose State Spartans Betting Preview

The San Jose State Spartans are averaging 68.2 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 66.2 points on 42 percent shooting. Omari Moore is averaging 17.1 points and 4.9 assists, while Alvaro Cardenas is averaging 10.1 points and 2.8 rebounds. Sage Tolbert III is dishing 1 assist and Robert Vaihola is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The San Jose State Spartans are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The San Jose State Spartans are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game.

The UNLV Rebels Betting Preview

The UNLV Rebels are averaging 75.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 43 percent shooting. EJ Harkless is averaging 18.3 points and 5 rebounds, while Keshon Gilbert is averaging 12.6 points and 3.6 assists. Luis Rodriguez is the third double-digit scorer and Justin Webster is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The UNLV Rebels are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The UNLV Rebels are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game.

The Spartans are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 road games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Rebels are 20-7-1 ATS in their last 28 Tuesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The over is 17-6 in Spartans last 23 road games. The over is 16-5 in Rebels last 21 overall. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels are the better team and will have the chance to open things up at home. However, the San Jose State Spartans have been covering machines over the last two months, and they’re playing their best ball of the season right now. UNLV is 4-8 ATS at home. I’ll take my chances with the road dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: San Jose State Spartans +7

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

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