UNLV vs. Boise State - 1/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (15-5) at UNLV Rebels (12-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
The Line: UNLV Rebels -4 -- Over/Under: 146.5 See the Latest Odds
The UNLV Rebels and the Boise State Broncos face off on Wednesday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The UNLV Rebels are 12-8 this season and they are coming off of a loss at Nevada that ended a three-game winning streak. UNLV is averaging 74.1 points per game and they are shooting 44.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Patrick McCaw leads the Rebels averaging 12.3 points per game. Derrick Jones Jr. is averaging 10.2 points, Stephen Zimmerman Jr. is averaging 10.1 points and 9.3 rebounds, and Jerome Seagears is averaging 9.6 points. UNLV is 7-2 at home but 3-4 in MWC play.
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The Boise State Broncos are 15-5 this season and have won their last two games after losing to San Diego State. Boise State is averaging 75.8 points per game and they are shooting 44.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.1 points and their opponents are shooting 45.2 percent. James Webb III leads the Broncos averaging 16.5 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Anthony Drmic is averaging 12.7 points, Nick Duncan is averaging 12 points, and Mikey Thompson is averaging 11.5 points. Boise State is 4-2 on the road and 6-1 in MWC games this season.
UNLV is 14-6 against the spread against the Mountain West Conference, 22-10 against the spread in their last 32 games, and 11-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Boise State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, and 20-8 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Boise State has covered the point spread in seven of their last 10 games against UNLV.
The total in this one is set at 146.5 and I see this one going over and that is my free pick here.