Air Force at Boise State College Basketball Betting Tips 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Taco Bell Arena
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The Air Force Falcons head to Taco Bell Arena to take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 9 point favorites.
Air Force heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-16. They currently have a point differential of -3.2 as they are averaging 68.6 points per contest while giving up 71.8 per game. Boise State has an overall mark of 11-19. They are averaging 71.6 points per contest and giving up 69.2, which is a point differential of 2.4.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 15-13-0 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 15-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 12-17-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 11-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
02/11/19 G Jaycson Bereal Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Lavelle Scottie comes into this game averaging 15.8 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 61%. Ryan Swan-Ford averages 13.1 points per contest in 27.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 7.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Justinian Jessup scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Derrick Alston averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force averages 68.6 points per contest, which is 283rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 121st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 238th in the nation. They average 33.7 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 273rd and 182nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 151st with 13.3 per game. The Falcons allow 71.8 points per contest, which is 192nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 263rd and 226th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 105th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 218th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 211th in the nation with 71.6 points per contest this season. They are 64th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.4. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 148th in the NCAA. They are 339th in D-1 in rebounding with 31.0 boards per contest and 289th in assists per game with 11.8. The Broncos are 300th in turnovers per contest with 11.6. The Broncos give up 69.2 points per game, which ranks them 125th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 259th and 184th in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 12.6 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 31.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 115th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year.
The Falcons have an offensive rating of 100, which is ranked 270th. They are 268th in college basketball in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 138th. As a unit they are 179th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 159th in D-1. Air Force is 78th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 245th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 112th in the country in offensive rating with 106.4. In terms of pace they are 299th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 70th. As a team they are 73rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 145th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Air Force/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force +9
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