Utah State vs. UNLV Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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The Utah State Aggies (22-7, 11-5 MWC) are 2-point favorites as they look to continue a three-game win streak when they visit the UNLV Rebels (17-11, 6-10 MWC) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at Thomas & Mack Center. The matchup airs at 11:00 PM ET on CBS Sports Network. The point total in the matchup is set at 147.5.

Utah State vs. UNLV Odds

  • Utah State odds to win: -149
  • UNLV odds to win: +126
  • Spread: Utah State (-2)
  • Total: 147.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 PM ET
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
  • Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Venue: Thomas & Mack Center

Who Will Win Utah State vs. UNLV?

Utah State and UNLV Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season it was favored by 2 points or more, Utah State has a 17-8 record against the spread.

UNLV has a 5-2 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 2 points or more this season.

Between them, these two teams average 5.4 more points per game (152.9) than this matchup’s over/under (147.5).

Utah State and UNLV have seen their opponents average a combined 8.7 fewer points per game than the over/under of 147.5 set for this matchup.

Utah State’s average total in matchups this year has been 148.4, 0.9 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

The average total for Rebels games this year is 4.2 fewer points than the point total of 147.5 for this outing.

The Aggies have gone 17-11-0 ATS this season.

The Rebels are 14-12-1 ATS this season.

Utah State Stats & Insights

Utah State outscores opponents by 8.4 points per game (scoring 78.4 per game to rank 35th in college basketball while giving up 70.0 per contest to rank 181st in college basketball) and has a +243 scoring differential overall.

Utah State ranks 109th in college basketball at 33.0 rebounds per game. That’s 4.6 more than the 28.4 its opponents average.

The Aggies make 2.4 more threes per contest than the opposition, 9.6 (15th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 7.2.

Utah State averages 103.3 points per 100 possessions on offense (eighth in college basketball), and allows 92.3 points per 100 possessions (205th in college basketball).

At home, the Aggies are putting up 7.7 more points per game (80.9) than they are when playing on the road (73.2).

UNLV Stats & Insights

UNLV has a +161 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.7 points per game. It is putting up 74.5 points per game, 116th in college basketball, and is allowing 68.8 per contest to rank 144th in college basketball.

The 30.8 rebounds per game UNLV accumulates rank 246th in college basketball, 2.2 fewer than the 33.0 its opponents pull down.

UNLV hits 7.9 three-pointers per game (120th in college basketball) at a 34.8% rate (157th in college basketball), compared to the 8.9 its opponents make, shooting 35.3% from beyond the arc.

UNLV averages 94.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (166th in college basketball), and gives up 87.2 points per 100 possessions (74th in college basketball).

At home the Rebels are scoring 75.5 points per game, 0.3 more than they are averaging away (75.2).

Utah State Key Players to Watch

The leader in points and assists for the Aggies is Steven Ashworth, who scores 15.9 points and distributes 4.5 assists per game.

Utah State’s best rebounder is Daniel Akin, who averages 7.1 boards per game in addition to his 12.0 PPG average.

Ashworth makes more threes per game than any other member of the Aggies, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.2 per contest.

Ashworth and Trevin Dorius lead Utah State on the defensive end, with Ashworth leading the team in steals averaging 0.9 per game and Dorius in blocks averaging 1.0 per contest.

UNLV Key Players to Watch

The Rebels’ Elijah Harkless averages enough points (18.4 per game) and assists (3.3 per game) to sit atop the squad’s leaderboards.

Luis Rodriguez’s stat line of 5.5 rebounds, 11.2 points and 1.3 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the UNLV rebounding leaderboard.

Justin Webster is consistent from three-point range and leads the Rebels with 1.7 made threes per game.

UNLV’s leader in steals is Rodriguez with 1.9 per game, and its leader in blocks is David Muoka with 1.5 per game.

Utah State vs. UNLV Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    UNLV (+2)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (147.5)

  • Prediction:
    Utah State 73, UNLV 72

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