Boise State vs Nevada: MWC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 4 seed Boise State Broncos (18-7) are  favorites to win and move closer to a guaranteed berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket against the No. 5 seed Nevada Wolf Pack (15-9) in the MWC Tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Thomas & Mack Center, tipping off at 5:30 PM ET on CBS Sports.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Boise State Betting Information

  • The Broncos have compiled a 14-9-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Broncos have a winning record against the spread when favored by 4 points or more, going 8-7-1 this season.
  • Boise State and its opponents have hit the over in 13 of 24 games this season (54.2%).
  • The Broncos lost to Fresno State 67-64 and failed to cover the spread as 13.5-point favorites, while going under the 136 point total in their last contest on Tuesday. Emmanuel Akot put up a team-high 18 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 25 17.5 3.6 2.2 0.7 0.2 2.5
Abu Kigab 25 11.8 5.4 2.0 1.2 0.9 0.9
Marcus Shaver Jr. 22 10.7 4.6 1.5 1.3 0.2 1.2
Rayj Dennis 25 8.9 3.2 3.0 1.2 0.2 0.8
Devonaire Doutrive 15 8.1 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.9

Nevada Betting Information

  • With a 17-6 record ATS this season, Nevada has topped expectations.
  • When they play as at least a 4-point underdog, the Wolf Pack frequently cover the spread with an 8-2 record against the spread.
  • 14 of Nevada’s 23 games (60.9%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • Their last time out, the Wolf Pack saw Desmond Cambridge rack up a team-high 20 points to lead them to an 85-82 win against Colorado State on Friday. They were 1.5-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 167 total points to top the 145.5-point over/under.

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

Nevada Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Grant Sherfield 24 18.0 3.8 6.2 1.6 0.0 1.8
Desmond Cambridge 24 15.7 4.4 2.5 1.0 0.5 2.6
Warren Washington 24 9.3 5.5 0.7 0.4 0.7 0.0
Zane Meeks 18 9.0 5.9 0.7 0.4 0.2 1.1
K.J. Hymes 24 6.7 3.5 0.5 0.3 1.0 0.3

Total Facts

  • Boise State and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 146.5 total in seven out of 25 games (28%) this year.
  • In nine out of Nevada’s 24 games this season (37.5%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The total for the game of 146.5 is 2.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Broncos (76 points per game) and the Wolf Pack (73.2 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 134.3 points per game, 12.2 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Broncos games is 5.1 points fewer than the over/under of 146.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 4.4 points more than the average over/under in Wolf Pack games this season (142.1 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/7/2021 Boise State Nevada -5 145.5 -221 +179 Regular Season 73-62 NEVADA
2/5/2021 Boise State Nevada -4.5 144 -201 +164 Regular Season 74-72 NEVADA
2/1/2020 N/A Boise State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-64 BOISE
1/4/2020 Nevada Nevada -3.5 150.5 -175 +140 Regular Season 83-66 NEVADA

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