UNLV (12-9) hosts Nevada (9-9) in a Mountain West Conference rivalry game at 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The Rebels are coming off an impressive 88-74 win over Colorado State, while Nevada is looking to snap a two-game losing streak after getting blown out by Utah State 78-49 on Jan. 29.
UNLV is favored by 2.5 points in the latest UNLV vs. Nevada odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 146.5. Before making any Nevada vs. UNLV picks, you need to check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on UNLV vs. Nevada, and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for UNLV vs. Nevada:
- UNLV vs. Nevada spread: UNLV -2.5
- UNLV vs. Nevada over-under: 146 points
- UNLV vs. Nevada moneyline: UNLV -125, Nevada +105
What you need to know about UNLV
The Rebels strolled past the Colorado State Rams with points to spare this past Friday, taking the matchup 88-74. Guard Bryce Hamilton shot 8-for-14 from beyond the arc and finished with 45 points, five dimes and seven rebounds, and this makes it four consecutive games in which he has scored at least 42% of UNLV's points.
Hamilton has been a star for UNLV in 2021-22, averaging 21.0 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game. The Rebels have been streaky this season, but this is a team capable of competing with and beating any team on any given night. UNLV is 7-13 against the spread in 2021-22.
What you need to know about Nevada
Meanwhile, Nevada suffered a grim 78-49 defeat to the Utah State Aggies this past Saturday. Guard Grant Sherfield wasn't much of a difference maker for Nevada; Sherfield played for 26 minutes but put up just four points on 1-for-12 shooting and four turnovers.
Nevada has lost four of its last six, with multiple losses coming in blowout fashion. The Wolfpack has five players averaging double digit points per game led by Grant Sherfield (18.3). Nevada is 5-12 against the spread in 2021-22.
How to make Nevada vs. UNLV picks
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