Boise State at Air Force College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The Boise State Broncos travel to Clune Arena to play the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
Boise State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 79.0 points per contest while giving up 67.4 per game. Air Force has an overall record of 8-11. They are averaging 68.5 points per game and surrendering 71.6, good for a point differential of -3.2.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 11-8 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 10-10 against the over/under this year
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 8-5 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 8-6 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chandler Hutchison averages 19.9 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 71%. Justinian Jessup averages 12 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Lavelle Scottie averages 11.6 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Trevor Lyons averages 9.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 79.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 69th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 61st. Behind the arc they shoot 39%, which is good for 30th in the country. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 50th and 168th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 144th with 13.8 per game. The Broncos allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 66th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 109th place in college basketball. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 298th in the country with 68.5 points per game this year. They are 310th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -3.2. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 317th in college basketball. They are 297th in the nation in rebounding with 33.0 boards per game, and 191st in assists per contest with 13.6. The Falcons are 221st in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Falcons surrender 71.6 points per contest, which ranks them 164th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 305th and 337th in those defensive statistics. They rank 254th with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 101st with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 234th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season.
The Broncos are 91st in the nation in offensive rating with 108.5, and their defensive rating of 92.7 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 106th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 39th. As a team they are 51st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 60th in Division 1. Boise State is 139th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 38th in the nation.
Air Force is 178th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 338th in the nation. The Falcons are 237th in the country in offensive rating with 101.8, and their defensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 283rd. In terms of pace they are 304th in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 296th. As a team they are 270th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 63rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Air Force
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