UNLV vs Utah: Preview, Score Prediction

UNLV vs Utah: Preview, Score Prediction

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UNLV vs Utah: Preview, Score Prediction

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UNLV vs. Utah Preview & Score Prediction


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UNLV (4-0) vs. University of Utah(4-0) Game Preview

Game Info

Date: Wednesday, November 22nd
Tip-off: 9:30pm PT
Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Radio: ESPN 1100 Las Vegas
TV/stream: ESPN2

Projected Runnin’ Rebels Line-up

G Jordan Johnson
G Jovan Mooring
F Kris Clyburn
F Shakur Juiston
C Brandon McCoy – Finished with a team high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against Rice on Monday Night.

Projected utah Line-up

G Justin Bibbins – Scored a team high 23 points against Ole Miss on Monday night
G Gabe Bealer
G Sedrick Barefield
F David Collette – Started his career at Utah State before suddenly transferring before the start of the 2015-2016 season.
F Tyler Rawson

Why UNLV Will Win

The Runnin’ Rebels passed their first real test of the season with flying colors, blowing out Eastern Washington, and Wednesday night they will be faced with their second big game of the season, and an opportunity to log a quality non conference win.  However, this test is likely to be much more difficult, as Utah (predicted to finish 7th in the Pac-12) brings an experienced team, that gets balanced scoring from it’s entire starting line-up.  That being said, whenever Brandon McCoy and Shakur Juiston are on the floor, UNLV will be the better team, and they should be able to exploit their advantage in the paint, just like they did against Rice.

KenPom Line

UNLV +7, o/u 151

Score Prediction

UNLV 78, Utah 75

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