Air Force Falcons vs Rebels College Hoops Game Preview

Air Force FalconsUNLV Rebels
Jan 12, 10:00 PM | Thomas & Mack Center

Air Force Falcons vs UNLV Rebels Odds

9-4TEAM RECORD13-3

The Air Force Falcons will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Rebels in UNLV at Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday in college basketball action.

The Rebels are 13-3 so far on the season, and 6-9 ATS vs. the number. The Falcons, meanwhile, are 9-4 and 5-3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UNLV go 4-8 and the Falcons go 4-1 on the totals.

View Air Force vs UNLV Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Air Force before tip-off in this one found them as 16.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Rebels and the No. 167-ranked Falcons, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-79 result in favor of the Rebels.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature UNLV's No. 11-rated squad against Air Force's No. 303-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, UNLV rates No. 112 in the country with 6.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 15 nationally with 8.8 per match.

Defensively, Air Force features the nation's No. 254-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. UNLV, meanwhile, comes in at No. 31 nationally in scoring at home.

Air Force won its last outing, a 78-65 result against Nevada on January 9. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point favorite. Mike Fitzgerald poured in a team-high 30 points for Air Force on Wednesday, as they defeated Nevada 78-65 at Clune Arena.

UNLV was a 65-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against New Mexico. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Rebels endured a 65-60 loss at the hands of the Lobos on Wednesday, despite a 12-point effort from Anthony Bennett at The Pit.

Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado State are 1-9
After a win are 6-4

UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego State are 7-3
After playing New Mexico are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Falcons at Rebels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Air Force's last 5 games when playing on the road against UNLV
Air Force is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Air Force is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against UNLV
UNLV is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
UNLV is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Air Force
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNLV's last 5 games when playing Air Force
UNLV is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Air Force

Next up:
Air Force at Colorado State, Wednesday, January 16
UNLV at San Diego State, Wednesday, January 16

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