The Seminoles and Runnin’ Rebels are set to face off at 5:30 ET on CBSS. The Runnin’ Rebels will host the game at Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, FL. The Seminoles come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 149.5 points.
FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES VS UNLV RUNNIN’ REBELS BETTING PICK
The Pick: UNLV Runnin’ Rebels +3.5
This game will be played at Ocean Center at 5:30 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE UNLV RUNNIN’ REBELS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-70 in favor of the Runnin’ Rebels.
- Not only will UNLV pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Will the Florida State Defense Show Up on the Road?
Florida State, who have played three games so far, are getting ready for their fourth game of the season with a 2-1 record. This will be their second road game of the season, as they currently hold a 0-1 record on the road and a 2-0 record at home. As of today’s game, Florida State has a 2-1 ATS record. In their last ten games, including last season, Florida State is 4-6 vs. the spread.
After three games, Florida State has an over/under record of 2-0-1, with their games averaging a combined 159.7 points per game so far. In the Seminoles’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 75 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-2-1.
In their latest game, Florida State offense put up 68 points against Florida. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 36.4% and made 2 threes. Cameron Corhen led the team in scoring, putting up 18 points. Additionally, Jamir Watkins contributed 13 points for the Seminoles.
On defense, Florida State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 74.3 points per game. The Florida State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 89 points and allowed Florida to connect on 7 threes.
Will UNLV Make it Happen at Home?
UNLV is set to play their fourth game of the season, and currently have a 2-1 record. In their previous five home games, which includes last year, UNLV has a 2-3 record at home. Against the spread, UNLV has a 2-1 record thus far in the current season. Over their past ten games, which includes the previous year, UNLV holds a 4-6 ATS mark.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, UNLV has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging 144 points per game on average. In the Runnin’ Rebels’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 68 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-2.
UNLV’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Pepperdine, finishing the game with a total of 82 points. Their season average is now 74.7 points per game. The UNLV offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 25 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 33% of their looks from outside this season.
Coming into today’s game, the UNLV defense is giving up an average of 69.3 points per contest. So far, the UNLV defense is giving up an average of 11.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.3 times per game (223rd).