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College Basketball Betting Pick & Prediction: Air Force Falcons vs. UNLV Rebels - February 24, 2023

February 24, 2023

A battle of two teams playing out the string meet when Air Force is set to take on UNLV Friday night. They jump it up at 9:30 pm. UNLV is favored by close to ten points in this clash.Air Force Falcons Betting PreviewThe Falcons (14-15) have had a brutal season and stretch as they have dropped eight of ten overall as their record has fallen to 14-15 overall and now they are playing out the string. They are coming off a loss against Fresno State, 74-69, in a game that saw them miss a nice opportunity for a win. On defense, they just had no answers for the Bulldog's Eduardo Andre, who erupted for 26 points in the five-point win. Air Force shot really well from beyond the arc in the loss, connecting on 10-of-21 from three-point land and if they can duplicate that type of production, they can win this game.The Falcons need to make this a low scoring ugly affair and keep the game in the 70s or so, because they do not have the talent to play catch up, and they do not have the type of scorers that UNLV has. If they fall behind early in this game, they could get blown out.UNLV Rebels Betting PreviewUNLV ( 16-11) have also had a rough season and have not had much to be happy about as they have had some really bad moments and losses, including dropping three straight and one of those setbacks was a brutal three-point loss to Boise State,. 73-69. On offense they are paced by senior guard EJ Harkless who drops 19 a game and he needs players like fellow guard and sophomore Keshon Gilbert who chips in with 12. Harkless has to be able to step up and carry the load but they also need him to penetrate and break down the defense and try to get to the rim, or the line. If points are tough to come by then that is when the guards have to get to the line and find points other ways. As a whole, they connect on 35% from beyond the arc, while connecting on 44% from the floor overall. They also drain 72% from the line and their guards will have to figure out a way to get to the line against Air Force then has had issues guarding opposing guards. This is a nice advantage for UNLV and it will be interesting to see if they can exploit that. Game Odds, Series Trends and Free PickUNLV is 1-4 in their last five games and 2-3 in their last five games against the number and 6-3 in their road games against the number. The totals have gone over in three of the last five games and the totals have gone over in 12 of their last 17 games at home. Air Force is 2-3 in their last five games and 2-3 in their last five games against the number plus they are 7-4 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone over in four of their last five games and 12 of their last 18 games at home.Persian Pick: UNLV Rebels 9