Boise State Broncos vs. UC Irvine Anteaters - 11/26/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Irvine Anteaters (4-0) at Boise State Broncos (2-2)
College Basketball: Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Titan Gym)
The Line: Boise State Broncos -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UC Irvine Anteaters will play the Boise State Broncos in a non-conference game in California.
The Boise State Broncos are 2-2 and are coming off of a win against Concordia (OR) by a score of 100-53. This game was a blowout from the start as Boise State outmatched their opponent in just about every statistic. Chandler Hutchinson led Boise State with 18 points and also added 5 rebounds. James Webb III led Boise State with 13 rebounds, while scoring 9 points. Boise State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 47-20 and had 18 assists in their victory. Boise State is averaging 87.3 points per game while giving up 81 points per game. Boise State is also averaging 36.3 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game. James Webb is averaging 16 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game for Boise State. Boise State is shooting 72.4% on free throws, 38.5% on three-pointers, and 50.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The UC Irvine Anteaters are 4-0 and are coming off of a win against Santa Clara by a score of 79-61. UC Irvine jumped out to an early lead as they were up 35-19 at halftime and were able to coast to an easy victory. Luke Nelson led UC Irvine with 20 points and 6 assists in this game. Mamadou Ndiaye added 15 points and 7 rebounds for UC Irvine. UC Irvine out rebounded their opponent by a total of 51-39 and had 16 assists in their victory. UC Irvine is averaging 76.5 points per game while giving up 58 points per game. UC Irvine is also averaging 39.5 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game. Luke Nelson has led UC Irvine with 16 points per game and 5 assists per game this season. Mike Best is leading UC Irvine in rebounding with 5.5 rebounds per game. UC Irvine is shooting 69.5% on free throws, 41.8% on three-pointers, and 46.9% on all field goal attempts.
UC Irvine is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. UC Irvine is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 17-4 in UC Irvine’s last 21 non-conference games. Boise State is 17-4 ATS in their last 21 games overall. Boise State is 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 games against the Big West. The over is 5-1 in Boise State’s last 6 games overall.
UC Irvine is a tough team to matchup with due to their two 7 footers inside the paint. This makes it very difficult for the opposing offense to score inside and gives a big mismatch for UC Irvine on offense. UC Irvine has looked good on offense and defense and I think they win this game.