Looking to win big? The Broncos and Cougars face off at 11:00 ET on PACN. The Cougars are hosting the game at Spokane Arena in Spokane, WA. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 138.5 points, and the Cougars are favored to win at home against the Broncos.
BOISE STATE BRONCOS VS WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington State Cougars -1
This game will be played at Spokane Arena at 11:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Cougars.
- Not only will Washington State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.
Is a Road Win Possible for the Broncos?
After defeating Saint Mary’s 63-60, Boise State now holds a record of 8-3. In away games, the Broncos have a 1-2 record, while at home they are 2-1. As of now, Boise State’s ATS record is sitting at 2-4, which means they are below .500. However, in their past five games, they have gone 3-2 vs. the spread.
So far, Boise State’s games have averaged 134.3 points per game with the average over/under line being 137.5 points. The Broncos’ last five games have finished with a combined 146 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
The Boise State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 63 points vs. Saint Mary’s. Overall their field goal percentage was 47.7% while connecting on 5 threes. Offensively, the Broncos have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 317th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 321st in percentage and 317th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Boise State defense is giving up an average of 65.8 points per contest. Boise State’s three-point defense is currently 32nd in the country at 4.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.3% of their shots vs. Boise State.
Do the Cougars Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
Washington State has an 8-2 record this season, and will be playing their 11th game. In their previous ten home games, Washington State has an 8-2 record, which includes last year. As of today’s game, Washington State has a 3-4 record against the spread. Looking at their last five games, the team is 1-4 vs. the spread.
After 10 games, Washington State has an over/under record of 5-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 142.6 points per game so far. When looking at the Cougars’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 137 points per game.
In their latest game, Washington State offense put up 71 points against Portland State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50.9% and made 2 threes. Myles Rice is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 15.6 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Isaac Jones brings a PPG average of 15.3 into the game.
Currently, the Cougars’ defense holds the 27th rank in the nation, allowing 62.6 points per game. So far, the Washington State defense is giving up an average of 6.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.1 times per game (373rd).