Boise State vs SMU: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 18, 2021

Kendric Davis leads the SMU Mustangs (11-5) against the Boise State Broncos (18-8) after putting up 35 points in a 74-71 loss to Cincinnati. The Mustangs are  underdogs in the matchup on Thursday, March 18, 2021, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 18, 2021, 12:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Boise State Betting Information

  • Boise State is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 14-10-1.
  • When favored by at least 1 point, the Broncos are 11-9-1 against the spread this season.
  • Boise State and its opponents have hit the over in 14 of 25 games this season (56%).
  • The Broncos fell to Nevada 89-82 and failed to cover the spread as 4.5-point favorites, while going over the 147 point total in their last outing on Thursday. Devonaire Doutrive racked up a team-high 17 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Boise State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Derrick Alston 26 17.4 3.7 2.3 0.7 0.2 2.5
Abu Kigab 25 11.8 5.4 2.0 1.2 0.9 0.9
Marcus Shaver Jr. 23 10.5 4.6 1.5 1.3 0.2 1.2
Rayj Dennis 26 9.0 3.2 2.9 1.2 0.2 0.8
Devonaire Doutrive 16 8.7 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.9

SMU Betting Information

  • With a 6-8-1 record ATS, SMU has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • As at least a 1-point underdog, the Mustangs frequently outperform with a 6-5-1 record against the spread.
  • Eight of SMU’s 15 games (53.3%) this season have gone over the over/under.
  • In their last game, the Mustangs got a team-high 35 points from Davis in a 74-71 loss to Cincinnati on Friday. They were favored by 5.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 145 points to hit the over on the 143.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

SMU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kendric Davis 16 18.8 4.0 7.4 1.6 0.1 1.4
Feron Hunt 16 11.1 7.9 0.6 1.1 0.9 0.3
Emmanuel Bandoumel 16 9.8 3.0 1.4 0.5 0.3 1.6
Ethan Chargois 16 9.1 5.5 2.5 0.9 0.3 1.2
Darius McNeill 12 7.3 2.6 1.0 0.7 0.1 1.3

Total Facts

  • Boise State and its opponents have gone over Thursday’s 145.5 total in nine out of 26 games (34.6%) this season.
  • In 31.2% of SMU’s games this season (5 of 16), the total points scored was higher than Thursday’s 145.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 150.3 points per game, 4.8 points more than the over/under of 145.5 for this game.
  • The 133.4 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 12.1 fewer than the 145.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Broncos games is 142.5 points, 3.0 fewer than the over/under of 145.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 4.4 points more than the average over/under in Mustangs games this season (141.1 points).

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