Grand Canyon vs. Boise State Pick
Will Boise State pick up another win at and cover at home when the Broncos take on Grand Canyon tonight at 9PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Boise State is favored at home in this game, as the Broncos are getting odds of -10.5 points against Grand Canyon. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 134.5 points. Tonight’s game takes place from Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho.
Grand Canyon is coming off a 64-59 win over North Carolina Central on Monday to improve to 7-2 on the season. The Antelopes have only played in one lined game, failing to cover in a loss to St. John’s. Grand Canyon is averaging 71.6 points per game on offense while allowing 59 per contest. Joshua Braun is leading the team with 15.4 points and 4.1 rebounds per game while Casey Benson is adding 10.4 points and 5.3 assists per contest.
Boise State is coming off a 77-54 win over Sacramento State this past weekend. The Broncos have won five straight to improve to 9-1 on the season. Boise State has covered in five straight and is now 6-3 against the spread. The Broncos are putting up 75.1 points per game on offense while allowing 60.3 per game on defense. Justinian Jessup is adding 15.3 points and 5.4 rebounds per game while Chandler Hutchison is adding 14 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.
These two have no recent meetings to consider tonight. Boise State has covered the spread in five straight home games and faces a Grand Canyon team that hasn’t had a lot of tough competition. The Broncos should be prepared for this game. Grand Canyon has been a good defensive team, but Boise State can solve the puzzle of this unit and do enough to cover the spread. The public betting is backing Boise State and I agree.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: BOISE STATE -10.5