The Jackson State Tigers (1-5) look to put an end to a five-game road losing streak when they meet the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels (2-5) at Thomas & Mack Center. Action gets underway at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
Jackson State Tigers at UNLV Runnin’ Rebels Free Preview
In the Tigers’ last outing, they dismantled the Southern-New Orleans Knights, 72-53. Jayveous McKinnis was the game’s high scorer with 15 points on 6-for-7 shooting. Jackson State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.175 (below their season average of 0.181) and a turnover percentage of 14.9 (worse than their season average of 14.4). Southern-New Orleans was 0.064 and 32.0, respectively, for those same stats.
The Runnin’ Rebels are trying to rebound after their 72-68 loss to the SMU Mustangs in their last contest. Bryce Hamilton was UNLV’s leading scorer with 18 points on 6-for-11 shooting. SMU had an effective field goal percentage of 0.577 (above their season average of 0.500). UNLV, meanwhile, held the Mustangs to an offensive rebounding percentage of 19.2 (below their season average of 39.1).
Half-court execution will be at a premium when a pair of the country’s slowest-paced teams square off. UNLV ranks 259th in possessions per game (67.9) and Jackson State is 280th (67.4) since last season.
Jackson State at UNLV Betting Prediction
Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Unlv, ATS Winner – Jackson State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Runnin’ Rebels rank 112th in blocks per game (3.7) while the Tigers rank 223rd in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
UNLV ranks 216th in assists per game (12.6) while Jackson State ranks 269th (11.5).
UNLV ranks 110th in three pointers attempted per game (23.7) while Jackson State ranks 314th (17.8).
The Runnin’ Rebels rank 53rd in rebounds per game (38.1) while the Tigers rank 246th (34.1).
Jackson State ranks 75th in steals per game (7.1) while UNLV ranks 229th (5.6).