Air Force Falcons battle vs Nevada Wolf Pack highlights college basketball odds menu

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Jan 9, 9:00 PM | Clune Arena

Nevada Wolf Pack vs Air Force Falcons Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Clune Arena Wednesday as host Air Force looks to handle the Nevada Wolf Pack in NCAA hoops action.

This season, the Falcons are 8-4 overall and 4-3-1 ATS ATS, while the Wolf Pack are 9-5 and 4-7-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Air Force boasts a 3-1 on the OU, and Nevada is 4-4.

View Nevada vs Air Force Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Falcons installed as 4-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 167-ranked Falcons and the No. 248-rated Wolf Pack in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 80-72 win for the Falcons on Wednesday.


How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wolf Pack is ranked No. 175 in NCAA hoops at 35.3 per game. Contrast that with Air Force’s No. 297 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Air Force is the No. 17-ranked team in the country at 8.7 per game, while Nevada rates No. 199 at 5.9 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nevada owns the country's No. 261-rated mark, allowing 74.8 points per game on the highway. Air Force, on the other hand, rates No. 45 in scoring at home.

Nevada was a 56-43 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Oregon. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs. Deonte Burton scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Wolf Pack to a win (they lost 56-43 to Oregon at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday).

Air Force was a 91-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Richmond. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Air Force was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Richmond and falling by a 91-68 score at Robins Center.

Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing UNLV are 0-10
After a loss are 3-7

A few Wolf Pack at Falcons trends to consider:
Nevada is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Nevada is 1-3-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Nevada is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Air Force is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Air Force is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Nevada home to Wyoming, Saturday, January 12
Air Force at UNLV, Saturday, January 12