UNLV Runnin’ Rebels at California Golden Bears Betting Prediction 11/12/19

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The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels (1-1), 1.5-point underdogs, will travel to Haas Pavilion to square off against the California Golden Bears (1-0). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 137.5 points and it can be seen on Pac-12 Network at 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

UNLV Runnin’ Rebels at California Golden Bears Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Golden Bears beat the Pepperdine Waves, 87-71, while the Runnin’ Rebels were beaten by the Kansas State Wildcats, 60-56.

The Golden Bears had a much better free throw rate (0.278 vs. 0.129) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.667 vs. 0.443). UNLV, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (47.6 vs. 39.5). California’s Matt Bradley had a good outing, finishing with 25 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, UNLV received a boost from Amauri Hardy, who recorded 27 points.

UNLV may have a tough time creating turnovers. Since the 2018-19 season, California ranks 54th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.7 percent), while UNLV has forced the 238th-most turnovers (18.0 percent). Also, the Runnin’ Rebels, who rank 14th in offensive rebounding percentage (36.0 percent), will battle against the Golden Bears, who rank 297th in defensive rebounding percentage (68.8 percent).

UNLV at California Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – UNLV, ATS Winner – UNLV, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • UNLV ranks 25th in rebounds per game (39.1) while California ranks 315th (29.3).
  • The Runnin’ Rebels rank 144th in assists allowed per game (12.9) while the Golden Bears rank 255th (14.9).
  • UNLV ranks 27th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while California ranks 130th (3.3).
  • The Runnin’ Rebels rank 99th in three pointers attempted per game (23.9) while the Golden Bears rank 283rd (19.1).
  • California ranks 18th in steals allowed per game (4.9) while UNLV ranks 184th (6.5).