North Dakota State @ UNLV
Current Records: North Dakota State 2-0; UNLV 2-0
What to Know
The UNLV Rebels’ homestand continues as they prepare to take on the North Dakota State Bison at 10 p.m. ET Nov. 15 at Thomas & Mack Center. Gamethese two teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous gamethese two teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous but managed to pull out a pair of wins.
It was a close one, but this past Saturday the Rebels sidestepped the California Golden Bears for a 55-52 victory.
Speaking of close games: North Dakota State narrowly escaped with a win as the team sidled past the Cal Poly Mustangs 60-57.
UNLV is the favorite in this one, with an expected 3.5-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are 0-2 against the spread when favored.
The wins brought both teams up to an identical 2-0. A pair of last-season stats to keep an eye on: The Rebels are stumbling into the matchup with the 24th fewest points per game in college basketball, having accrued only 69.4 on average. But the Bison enter the contest with only 67.7 points allowed per game on average, good for 12th best in college basketball. Maybe that strength will give North Dakota State the oomph they need to beat the odds.
How To Watch
When: Monday at 10 p.m. ETWhere: Thomas & Mack Center — Las Vegas, NevadaFollow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $12.00
The Rebels are a 3.5-point favorite against the Bison, 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 4-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for UNLV
James Hampshire: Game-Time Decision (Arm)Victor Iwuakor: Game-Time Decision (Arm)
Injury Report for North Dakota State
No Injury Information