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Dec 11, 10:00 PM | Lawlor Events Center

Cal Poly Mustangs vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds


Cal Poly pays a visit to Nevada on Tuesday, hoping to send the Wolf Pack to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Lawlor Events Center.

This season, the Wolf Pack are 5-4 overall and 2-5-2 ATS ATS, while the Mustangs are 3-3 and 2-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Nevada boasts a 3-1 on the OU, and Cal Poly is 1-1.

View Cal Poly vs Nevada Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Nevada in this one found them as 6-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 327 (Wolf Pack) and the No. 241 (Mustangs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-69 result in favor of the Mustangs has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nevada's No. 65 nationally ranked offense (74.9 points per game) against a Mustangs defense that sits as the No. 123 at 63.2 PPG. The Wolf Pack have been averaging 44.4% from the field, less than the Mustangs have managed so far this season (44.8% on average).

Defensively, Cal Poly features the nation's No. 153-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. Nevada, meanwhile, comes in at No. 116 nationally in scoring at home.

Cal Poly was an 89-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Menlo College. Cal Poly cruised to victory on Saturday, running Menlo College out of the gym and running up an 89-43 score at Mott Gymnasium.

Nevada won its last outing, a 76-73 result against Washington on December 8. They covered in that game as a 9-point underdog. Deonte Burton went off for 29 points and added 3 rebounds, leading Nevada over Washington, 76-73, on Saturday at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Cal Poly Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Menlo College are 1-2
After a win are 3-7

Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing San Francisco are 0-2
After playing Washington are 1-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Mustangs at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
Cal Poly is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Cal Poly is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Nevada is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games at home
Nevada is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
Nevada is 1-2-2 ATS in its last 5 games
Nevada is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Cal Poly home to Eastern New Mexico, Friday, December 14
Nevada home to San Francisco, Saturday, December 15