Looking to win big? The Pride and Runnin' Rebels face off at 10:00 ET on MWN. The Runnin' Rebels are hosting the game at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 141.5 points, and the Runnin' Rebels are favored to win at home vs. the Pride.


The Pick: UNLV Runnin' Rebels -4.5

This game will be played at Thomas & Mack Center at 10:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Runnin' Rebels.
  • Not only will UNLV pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can the Pride Pull the Upset on the Road?

Hofstra heads into their twelfth game of the season with a 7-4 overall record. Looking at their last ten road games, Hofstra has gone 7-3, dating back to last year. Hofstra's ATS record leading into today's game is 4-4-1. In their last ten games this season, Hofstra has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Hofstra have had an average of 150.2 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 150.8 points. Their over/under record is 3-6-0. Over the course of the last five games, the Pride's games have averaged 137 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-4.

The Hofstra offense is coming off a game where they scored 68 points against Duke. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 10 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Tyler Thomas, who is averaging 22.9 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Darlinstone Dubar also maintains a PPG average of 17.8 heading into game.

Coming into today's game, the Hofstra defense is giving up an average of 68.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. UNLV. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.4%.

Can the Runnin' Rebels Grab a Win at Home?

UNLV has an overall record of 4-5 as they approach their 10th game of the season. In their last five home games, which includes last year, UNLV has gone 2-3. As UNLV gets ready to face Hofstra, their ATS record stands at 2-3. Looking back at their previous five games, they are 2-2 vs. the spread.

After nine games, UNLV has an over/under record of 4-1-0, with their games averaging a combined 146.4 points per game so far. The Runnin' Rebels have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 143 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the UNLV offense tallied 72 points in a matchup against Akron. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48.4%, and they made 9 threes. For the season, the UNLV offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 328th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

In terms of defense, UNLV is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 72.7 points per game. UNLV's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Akron offense to knock down 48% of their shots on their way to putting up 70 points.