NCAA Basketball betting line favors Rebels over Broncos
|Boise State Broncos||UNLV Rebels|
|15-6||February 01, 2014, 08:05 | Thomas & Mack Center||14-7|
Thomas & Mack Center will host UNLV Rebels vs. Boise State Broncos action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
UNLV will face the 15-6 Broncos, who own a 5-10-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rebels are 10-10 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Broncos are 5-10 favoring the OVER.
View Boise State Broncos vs UNLV Rebels Odds and Stats.
The Rebels were listed as -3.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 39-ranked Rebels and the No. 31-rated Broncos in this matchup.
Last time out for Boise State, they were a 69-58 winner as they battled Air Force at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 16-point favorite. Boise State got 16 points from Anthony Drmic en route to a 69-58 victory over Air Force on Wednesday at Taco Bell Arena.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UNLV has the nation's No. 119-rated offensive output, at 72.81 PPG. The visiting Broncos defense ranks No. 95 allowing on average 68.05 PPG. The Rebels FG% has averaged 43.76% so far, less than the Broncos marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.62% per game.
A few Broncos at Rebels trends to consider:
Boise State is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games
Boise State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boise State's last 11 games
Boise State is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
UNLV is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
UNLV is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of UNLV's last 7 games at home
UNLV is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Boise State
Boise State home to San Diego State, Wednesday, February 5th
UNLV at Colorado State, Wednesday, February 5th