Boise State Broncos vs. Grand Canyon Antelopes Free Prediction

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The Boise State Broncos (2-4) will travel to Grand Canyon University Arena to challenge the Grand Canyon Antelopes (4-3). Action begins at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Boise State Broncos at Grand Canyon Antelopes Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Antelopes were victorious over the La Salle Explorers, 82-70, while the Broncos lost to the Drake Bulldogs, 83-74.

The Antelopes, who came into the game averaging an effective field goal percentage of 0.503, had a great mark of 0.583 and had a free throw rate of 0.542 (above their season average of 0.279). Boise State, meanwhile, held Drake to an effective field goal percentage of 0.474 (below their season average of 0.549). Alessandro Lever led the way for Grand Canyon, finishing with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Justinian Jessup played a pivotal role for Boise State with 21 points.

The Broncos won the sole game between these two teams last season, 85-80. Boise State had a much better free throw rate (0.407 vs. 0.190). Grand Canyon, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (26.9 vs. 17.9).

Baskets could be hard to come by as two of the country’s premier defenses go head-to-head. Grand Canyon ranks ninth in defensive efficiency (93.8) and Boise State is 35th (97.8) since last season.

Boise State vs. Grand Canyon Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Grand Canyon, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Boise State ranks 12th in rebounds allowed per game (30.6) while Grand Canyon ranks 206th (35.8).
  • The Antelopes rank eighth in three pointers allowed per game (17.4) while the Broncos rank 121st (21.1).
  • The Antelopes rank 102nd in blocks per game (3.8) while the Broncos rank 263rd (2.3).
  • Grand Canyon ranks 49th in assists per game (15.6) while Boise State ranks 187th (13.2).