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2021 NCAA Basketball Handicapping
(16-4) Boise State Broncos vs. Utah State Aggies (14-5)
Date: Wednesday February 17, 2021
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Venue: Extra Mile Arena in Boise, Idaho
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Boise State -1.5
CBB Betting Total: O/U 137.0
Two of the top teams in a loaded Mountain West Conference square off Wednesday night as the Boise State Broncos play host to the Utah State Aggies.
The Broncos and Aggies enter Wednesday as the top two teams in the conference, with both squads tied for first in the MWC. Boise State is 12-3 in conference while Utah State is 11-2.
Boise State recently swept UNLV in back-to-back games this past weekend. The Utah State Aggies last played on February 4 and defeated Fresno State. Both teams are on a two-game winning streak.
Boise State Broncos
Boise State has cooled down a bit of late, but is still playing solid basketball. After winning 12 consecutive games earlier in the year, the Broncos are 3-3 in their last six games.
Boise State will be tested heavily in its final four games of the year. The Broncos will face Utah State twice following a two-game roadtrip to end the season against San Diego State.
Boise State’s offense has done a good job getting to the basket and drawing fouls this year. The Broncos also have the 28th best turnover rate in the country and shoot 73.9 percent from the line as a team.
Another area Boise State excels in is not allowing offensive rebounds. Utah State is one of the better rebounding teams in the country, so being able to keep the Aggies off the glass is crucial in defeating them. Boise State allows the 13th fewest offensive rebounds in the country.
Boise State averages 77.5 PPG and allows 64.1 a game. Derrick Alston Jr. leads the team with 17 PPG.
Utah State Aggies
Despite losing top scorer Sam Merrill to the NBA last year, the Utah State Aggies have remained one of college basketball’s most consistent teams.
The Aggies have especially excelled on defense this year. They rank 8th in the nation largely in part to the play of Neemias Queta. Queta has the best defensive rating of any player in the country and posts an absurd block percentage of 14.2.
Utah State is a smash mouth basketball team that excels at getting boards, forcing turnovers and altering shots. The Aggies hold opponents to a 45.4 effective field goal percentage while posting an offensive rebounding percentage above 35. The Aggies allow the third fewest offensive rebounds a game in the country and block the fourth most shots.
Offensively, Utah State is outside the top-100 in offensive rating. As a team, they shoot 35 percent from deep and turn the ball over frequently. They also rank 182nd in free throw shooting. The Aggies don’t shoot many 3-pointers and like to attack the basket at will.
The Aggies average 74.8 PPG while allowing 61.3 PPG. They allow the 11th fewest points in the country. Queta leads the team in points (12.9), rebounds (9.3) and blocks. Marco Anthony and Justin Bean both average double figures in points.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Broncos are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games.
- Broncos are 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 home games.
- Under is 4-0 in Broncos last 4 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
- Under is 4-1 in Broncos last 5 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600.
- Under is 5-1 in Aggies last 6 road games.
- Under is 7-3 in Aggies last 10 overall.
Free Boise State Broncos vs. Utah State Aggies NCAAB Prediction:
Boise State is the play here against a Utah State team that should come out rusty following a 13-day layoff. Boise State has played very well this year at home and that trend should continue in what should still be a tough test for the Broncos.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Boise State -1.5
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