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Boise State vs UNLV 3/5/20 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

UNLV Runnin Rebels vs Boise State Broncos Odds & Info

Game UNLV Runnin Rebels vs Boise State Broncos
Date & Time Thursday March 5, 2020, 5:00 PM (EST)
Location
Thomas & Mack Center Thomas and Mack, Midtown UNLV, Paradise, Paradise, Clark County, Nevada, 89119, USA
Latest odds
UNLV -3 ; Total 141
TV Channel
CBSSN

The Boise State Broncos play the UNLV Runnin' Rebels in the second round of the Mountain West Conference tournament on Thursday at Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boise State finished its regular season 19-11 overall and 11-7 in the MWC following a 76-66 loss to the UNLV Runnin' Rebels last Thursday. Justinian Jessup was the leading scorer for the Broncos in the loss with 19 points.

Derrick Alston leads Boise State in scoring and assists with averages of 17.6 points and 3.1 assists per game, while Justinian Jessup is the second-leading scorer with an average of 16.1 points per game. RJ Williams is the third leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 11.8 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.

UNLV finished its regular season at 17-24 overall and 12-6 in the MWC following its 92-69 rout of the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday. Elijah Mitrou-Long led UNLV with 20 points, six boards and six assists. UNLV finished in a tie for second place in the MWC five games behind first-place San Diego State and the Runnin" Rebels have won each of their last five games.

Bryce Hamilton is the leading scorer for UNLV with an average of 15.8 points per game, while Cheikh Mbacke is the leading rebounder with an average of 8.0 per game and Amauri Hardy is the leader in assists with an average of 3.4 per game. Four players for UNLV are averaging double figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Boise State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Broncos last 8
  • UNLV is 5-0 ATS in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Runnin Rebels last 8

Free NCAAB Pick:

UNLV Runnin Rebels -3

This matchup between Boise State and UNLV will be very close, as the two split the two games during the regular season. However, the advantage here goes to UNLV. The Runnin Rebels defeated Boise State on February 26 at home 76-66 and although UNLV will not play on its home court Thursday, it will play in Las Vegas in front of a partisan crowd. Final Score Prediction, UNLV Runnin’ Rebels win and cover ATS 71-64.

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