Air Force at UNLV: 3/10/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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UNLV Runnin' Rebels (11-14) vs Air Force Falcons (5-19)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 4:30 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
Betting Odds: UNLV Runnin' Rebels -11.5 -- Over/Under: 130.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Air Force Falcons and UNLV Runnin’ Rebels face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at Thomas & Mack Center.
The Air Force Falcons come into this game with a 5-19 record overall and coming into this game he has lost nine of his last ten games. In the last game against Colorado State, the offense could only score 44 points and that led to the defeat. Air Force on the season is averaging 59 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.4 points per game. Air Force is shooting 44.7 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from behind the three point line. A.J. Walker has been the best player for Air Force averaging 15.3 points while shooting 46.3 percent from the field and 39.4 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels who sit with an 11-14 record overall and they have lost two games in a row. In the last game against Wyoming the defense really struggled giving up 80 points and that led to the defeat. UNLV on the season is averaging 67.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.3 points per game. UNLV is shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 34.2 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Bryce Hamilton has been the best player for UNLV averaging 18 points while shooting 42.7 percent from the field and 29.8 percent from behind the three point line.
Air Force is 6-2-1 against the spread in their last nine games played on Wednesday. UNLV is 16-33-2 against the spread in their last 51 games played on Wednesday. Air Force is 11-1 against the spread in the last 12 meetings against UNLV.
Air Force isn’t the better team, but they also step up against UNLV and that will continue in this game. Look for AIr Force to have a strong defensive game and that will lead to Air Force coming away with a cover of the spread.