Falcons open as college hoops underdog vs Broncos
Air Force Falcons vs Boise State Broncos Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Air Force when they take on the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Broncos sport records of 16-8 and 10-10 ATS heading into this battle, while the Falcons have 15-9 and 12-6-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-6 for the Broncos and 10-5 for the Falcons.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Broncos at No. 76 and the Falcons at No. 138 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-75 result in favor of the Broncos.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Falcons rank No. 326 in NCAA Division 1 with 30.1 per game. That compares with Boise State’s No. 200 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Boise State is college basketball's No. 38-ranked team at 7.8 per game, while the Falcons rate No. 15 with 8.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Air Force owns the country's No. 257-rated mark, allowing 73.1 points per game on the highway. Boise State, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.
Air Force was an 89-86 loser in their most recent outing at home against Colorado State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Air Force got 45 points from Michael Lyons en route to an 89-86 loss at the hands of Air Force on Saturday at Clune Arena.
Last time out for Boise State, they were a 60-50 loser as they battled New Mexico on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 9-point underdog. Boise State got 19 points from Derrick Marks but lost anyway, 60-50, to New Mexico on Saturday at The Pit.
Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Wyoming are 2-8
After playing Colorado State are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Fresno State are 7-3
After playing New Mexico are 1-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Falcons at Broncos trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Air Force's last 7 games on the road
Air Force is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Air Force is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Boise State is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
Boise State is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boise State's last 6 games
Boise State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Air Force home to Wyoming, Tuesday, February 26
Boise State at Fresno State, Saturday, February 23