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SMU Mustangs vs Boise State Broncos 03/18/2021 Basketball Betting, Predictions & Previews

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SMU Mustangs vs Boise State Broncos 03-18-2021 Basketball Betting Predictions & Previews

SMU Mustangs vs Boise State Broncos 03/18/2021 – SMU Mustangs will look forward to defeating the Boise State Broncos in an anticipated game that will take place at Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas. The Mustangs are coming off an unexpected defeat and they need to face a powerful Broncos squad. SMU was in fourth place in the America Athletic Conference play. As for the Broncos, they look forward to breaking their losing streak. The Broncos completed fourth in the MW Conference play. The top sportsbooks online odds are out as these teams battle to make it to the next round.

SMU Mustangs vs Boise State Broncos 03/18/2021

When: Thursday, March 18, 9:00 PM ET
Where: Comerica Center, Frisco, Texas
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore

SMU Mustangs vs Boise State Broncos 03/18/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
SMU Mustangs +1 (-107) 145 o (-107) -108
Boise State Broncos -1 (-107) 145 u (-107) -122
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SMU Mustangs

The Mustangs declined in four of their 11 conference games and were 11-5 with their overall record. SMU was unable to get past Cincinnati Bearcats in their last quarterfinal game. The Mustangs gave up 74 and scored 71 in return. From the defensive end, the SMU Mustangs did a decent job this entire season as they allowed close to just 68 points per game. Their shooting offense gave up around 75 points per game on average. SMU will need more focus on their defense if they want to get past the Broncos.

Players to watch: K. Davis G (GP 16 MIN 34.5 PTS 18.8 REB 4 AST 7.4 STL 1.6 BLK 0.1 TO 2.5 FG% 47.5 FT% 84), F. Hunt F (GP 16 MIN 28.2 PTS 11.1 REB 7.9 AST 0.6 STL 1.1 BLK 0.9 TO 1.8 FG% 56 FT% 73.3), E. Bandoumel G (GP 16 MIN 28.8 PTS 9.8 REB 3 AST 1.4 STL 0.5 BLK 0.3 TO 1.7 FG% 39.5 FT% 75).

Boise State Broncos

The Broncos are currently riding a four-game losing streak. Boise State was unable to do much at the end as they gave up their spot to Colorado State Rams. The Broncos won 14 and dropped six of their conference games. Overall, Boise State won 18 games and lost eight. In their last game, the Broncos lost their Mountain West Tournament against Nevada Wolf Pack with a final score of 89-82. The Broncos are scoring an average of 77 points per game and their defensive unit is surrendering close to 64 on average.

Players to watch: D. Alston Jr. G (GP 26 MIN 32.4 PTS 17.4 REB 3.7 AST 2.3 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.5 FG% 44.6 FT% 86.5), A. Kigab F (GP 25 MIN 28 PTS 11.8 REB 5.4 AST 2 STL 1.2 BLK 0.9 TO 2 FG% 46.7 FT% 71.6), M. Shaver Jr. G (GP 23 MIN 27.3 PTS 10.5 REB 4.6 AST 1.5 STL 1.3 BLK 0.2 TO 1.6 FG% 44 FT% 84.6).

SMU Mustangs vs Boise State Broncos Betting Predictions

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SMU Mustangs

Southern Methodist is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Methodist’s last 5 games.
Southern Methodist is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games.
Southern Methodist is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Boise State.
Mustangs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.

Boise State Broncos

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boise State’s last 6 games.
Boise State is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Boise State is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games this season.
Broncos are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played in March.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boise State’s last 7 games played on a Thursday.

SMU Mustangs vs Boise State Broncos Betting Picks

The Broncos hold the key to success in this game as they have the upper hand with their scoring offense. SMU lost against Cincinnati and they will struggle against the Broncos. The March Madness online betting predictions in favor of the Broncos to win.

Moneyline: The ML set for the Broncos in this game is -122 and the ML set for the Mustangs is -108.

Spread: A spread of +1 (-107) is out for the Mustangs and a spread of -1 (-107) is out for the Broncos.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 145 (-107) for SMU and the same to go under for the Broncos.

Score Prediction: 70-66, Mustangs win.