Boise State Broncos vs Air Force Falcons Odds
Air Force will look to improve on its 9-6 record on Saturday when they host Boise State in NCAA basketball odds action at Clune Arena.
The Falcons bring a 9-6 record (6-4-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-3 Broncos, who are 7-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Air Force go 5-2 so far and the Broncos go 7-2.
College basketball odds makers at GTbets opened the Air Force Falcons as 2.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Falcons - Broncos odds would favor the Broncos if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Air Force is rated No. 152 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boise State is at No. 49. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 85-75 win for the Broncos.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Air Force's No. 76-ranked scoring average of 72.5 PPG, against a Broncos defense rated No. 93 and allowing 62.7 PPG. The Falcons FG% has averaged 47% to date this season, less than the Broncos shooters have managed so far (48.2% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boise State owns the country's No. 83-rated mark, allowing 65.2 points per game on the highway. Air Force, on the other hand, rates No. 38 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Boise State, they were a 79-74 loser as they battled New Mexico at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Derrick Marks went off for 27 points and added 6 rebounds but it wasn't enough as New Mexico handed Boise State a 79-74 defeat at Taco Bell Arena.
In their last action, Air Force was a 79-40 loser on the road against Colorado State. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Air Force was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Colorado State and falling by a 79-40 score at Moby Arena.
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Fresno State are 8-2
After playing New Mexico are 1-1
After a loss are 3-7
Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Colorado State are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Broncos at Falcons trends to consider:
Boise State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Boise State is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Air Force is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Air Force's last 5 games
Air Force is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Boise State home to Fresno State, Wednesday, January 23
Air Force home to New Orleans, Wednesday, January 23