The Mountain West Quarterfinals roll along with a fun matchup Thursday night. UNLV, playing on their home court, will battle the third seed Boise State Broncos in one of the better matchups of the day. Below is our MWC Quarterfinal pick for UNLV vs Boise State.
UNLV vs Boise State Betting Pick
|ℹ️ The Pick:||Boise State -5.5|
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This game will be played at Thomas & Mack Center at 9:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
✅ Boise State won both regular season matchups and won by 18 on this same court.
✅ The Broncos are an impressive 11-6 in Quad One and Two games this season.
✅ UNLV ended the regular season losing four of their last five games played.
UNLV Rebels: Will Home Cooking Treat Them Well?
UNLV has the luxury of playing on their home court this entire Mountain West Conference tournament and they will hope that is enough to lead them on a magical run to the Big Dance. The Rebels did go 9-7 at home this season, but they did lose by 18 points to Boise State on this court.
The Rebels needed overtime to win their first-round matchup but have now won three of their last four games played.
Boise State Broncos: Are the Broncos Good?
Boise State ended their regular season with a poor 86-73 defeat at Utah State. The Broncos were poor throughout this game as they fell behind early and could never come back from that. After the half, the Aggies were able to keep the Broncos away from them and earned a needed quad one win. Boise State trailed by as many as 20 points, never led by more than one, and could not cover the +3.5-point spread.
Chibuzo Agbo had 18 points, four rebounds, one assist, and one steal in the game. Tyson Degenhart added 14 points, six rebounds, and two assists in the loss.
After 31 games, Boise State is scoring 72.1 points per game, shooting 45.5% from the field, and assisting on 11.1 made shots. The Broncos are allowing 63.7 points, grabbing 35.7 rebounds, blocking 3.0 shots, and stealing the ball 5.1 times.