Boise State Broncos vs Wolf Pack College Hoops Game Preview
Boise State Broncos vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Nevada Wolf Pack try to run the Boise State Broncos off the court at Lawlor Events Center in college hoops action.
The Wolf Pack sport records of 10-8 and 5-10-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Broncos have 14-4 and 7-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-5-1 for the Wolf Pack and 9-2 for the Broncos.
The Broncos were listed as 1-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 64-rated Boise State taking on the No. 229-rated Wolf Pack in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 84-69 win for the Broncos on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nevada's No. 129 nationally ranked offense (69.6 points per game) against a Broncos defense that sits as the No. 138 at 64.5 PPG. The Wolf Pack have been averaging 42.1% from the field, less than the Broncos have managed so far this season (47.6% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boise State owns the country's No. 155-rated mark, allowing 68.9 points per game on the highway. Nevada, on the other hand, rates No. 179 in scoring at home.
Boise State was a 74-67 winner in its last match at home against Fresno State. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. The Broncos used a 30-point performance from Derrick Marks to help Boise State smack Fresno State 74-67 on Wednesday at Taco Bell Arena.
Nevada was a 78-57 loser in its last match at home against San Diego State. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Nevada was run off the court by the Aztecs on Wednesday as San Diego State routed them 78-57 at Lawlor Events Center.
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-4
Before playing Colorado State are 3-1
After playing Fresno State are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing UNLV are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Broncos at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boise State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Nevada
Boise State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Boise State is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Nevada
Boise State is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Nevada's last 7 games when playing at home against Boise State
Nevada is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boise State
Nevada is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
Nevada is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Boise State
Boise State at Colorado State, Wednesday, January 30
Nevada at UNLV, Tuesday, January 29