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Boise State vs Texas A&M Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 3rd Betting Odds

Broncos vs Aggies Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Boise State Broncos at Texas A&M Aggies
  • Where: Fort Worth at Dickies Arena
  • Date: Saturday, December 3rd
  • Betting Odds: Boise State +4.5, BOISE +170 | TXAM -212 O/U 131.0

Broncos Preview:

Boise State heads into this matchup having played 7 games and have an overall record sitting at 5-2. So far, the Broncos have played 2 games on the road, with a record of 1-1. For the season, Boise State has been the underdog in 3 games, sitting with a mark of 3-0. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Broncos being +4.5 point underdogs.

Marcus Shaver Jr. comes into today’s game as the Broncos’ leading scorer at 15.0 points per contest. Not only has Jr. been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Boise State’s top rebounder at 8.43 boards per contest. Behind Jr., the team has benefited from the strong play of Tyson Degenhart who is second on the team in scoring at 14.71 points per game. Overall, he has hit 44.8% of his shots and is adding 5.43 boards per game.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Boise State this season, as they are currently ranked 279th in college basketball at 68.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Broncos’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.8%, placing them 192nd in the NCAA.

Aggies Preview:

Texas A&M will take the floor against the Broncos with an overall record of 5-2. So far this season, Texas A&M has played 5 games at home, sitting with a record of 3-2. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Aggies as the -4.5 point favorites. The Aggies have been favored 7 times, going 5-2 straight up.

Texas A&M will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Wade Taylor IV who is averaging 15.0 points per game for the Aggies. IV is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Aggies’ offensive gameplan is the play of Tyrece Radford who has hit 39.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.86 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Texas A&M this season, as they are currently ranked 152nd in college basketball at 72.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Aggies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.6%, placing them 281st in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Boise State Broncos +4.5

After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have Texas A&M as the favorites with a line coming in at -4.5. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Boise State Broncos to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with Texas A&M at 6.86 made 3’s per game compared to Boise State at 7.38. Look for Boise State to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Aggies.

 


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