UNLV vs. Boise State - 2/26/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Boise State Broncos (19-10) at UNLV Runnin' Rebels (15-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
The Line: UNLV Runnin' Rebels -2.5 -- Over/Under: 141.5
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Boise State Broncos and UNLV Rebels meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The Boise State Broncos look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Boise State Broncos are averaging 76.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Derrick Alston is averaging 17.8 points and 3.1 assists while Justinian Jessup is averaging 16 points and 4.3 rebounds. Roderick Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Abu Kigab is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Boise State Broncos are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Boise State Broncos are allowing 29.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game. The Boise State Broncos have split their last six road games.
The UNLV Rebels look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The UNLV Rebels are averaging 71.7 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Bryce Hamilton is averaging 15.5 points and 5.5 rebounds while Amauri Hardy is averaging 14.1 points and 3.1 assists. Elijah Mitrou-Long is the third double-digit scorer and Donnie Tillman is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The UNLV Rebels are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The UNLV Rebels are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game. The UNLV Rebels have won eight of their last 10 home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Boise State Broncos aren't the same team on the road that they are at home, as they lose by an average of 3.1 points and allow 48.6 percent shooting from the field. The UNLV Rebels are playing some of their best ball of the season with an improved effort defensively, and they win at home by an average of 7.9 points while shooting 45.3 percent from the field. The UNLV Rebels are also a profitable 10-7 against the spread at home. I'll lay the bucket with the home team in this intriguing MWC contest.