Who's Playing

Nevada @ UNLV

Current Records: Nevada 9-9; UNLV 12-9

What to Know

The UNLV Rebels will be returning home after a two-game road trip. UNLV and the Nevada Wolf Pack will face off in a Mountain West battle at 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels have been on the wrong side of a one-way rivalry with Nevada and are hoping to record their first win since Feb. 7 of 2018.

UNLV didn't have too much trouble with the Colorado State Rams on the road last week as they won 88-74. Guard Bryce Hamilton shot 8-for-14 from beyond the arc and finished with 45 points, five assists and seven rebounds, and this makes it four consecutive games in which he has scored at least 42% of UNLV's points.

Meanwhile, Nevada found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unpleasant 78-49 punch to the gut against the Utah State Aggies this past Saturday. Guard Grant Sherfield had a rough night: he played for 26 minutes but put up just four points on 1-for-12 shooting and four turnovers.

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Rebels are expected to win a tight contest. Neither team has fared well against the spread -- they are 6-12, while the Wolf Pack are 5-12.

UNLV's victory lifted them to 12-9 while Nevada's loss dropped them down to 9-9. In their victory, UNLV relied heavily on Hamilton, who shot 8-for-14 from downtown and finished with 45 points, five dimes and seven boards. Nevada will need to find a way to minimize his impact if they want to win.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Thomas & Mack Center -- Las Vegas, Nevada
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $35.65

Odds

The Rebels are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Wolf Pack, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Rebels as a 2.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Nevada have won 11 out of their last 13 games against UNLV.

  • Feb 02, 2021 - Nevada 72 vs. UNLV 62
  • Jan 31, 2021 - Nevada 89 vs. UNLV 60
  • Feb 12, 2020 - Nevada 82 vs. UNLV 79
  • Jan 22, 2020 - Nevada 86 vs. UNLV 72
  • Feb 27, 2019 - Nevada 89 vs. UNLV 73
  • Jan 29, 2019 - Nevada 87 vs. UNLV 70
  • Mar 08, 2018 - Nevada 79 vs. UNLV 74
  • Feb 28, 2018 - Nevada 101 vs. UNLV 75
  • Feb 07, 2018 - UNLV 86 vs. Nevada 78
  • Feb 25, 2017 - Nevada 94 vs. UNLV 58
  • Feb 08, 2017 - Nevada 104 vs. UNLV 77
  • Feb 20, 2016 - UNLV 102 vs. Nevada 91
  • Jan 23, 2016 - Nevada 65 vs. UNLV 63

Injury Report for UNLV

  • Marvin Coleman: Game-Time Decision (Illness)
  • Donovan Williams: Game-Time Decision (Knee)
  • James Hampshire: Game-Time Decision (Shoulder)

Injury Report for Nevada

  • Warren Washington: Game-Time Decision (Finger)