Boise State hosts Harkless and UNLV

Boise State Broncos (12-4, 2-1 MWC) at UNLV Rebels (12-3, 1-2 MWC)

Las Vegas; Wednesday, 11 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: UNLV -2; over/under is 135.5

BOTTOM LINE: UNLV hosts the Boise State Broncos after Elijah Harkless scored 25 points in UNLV’s 84-77 victory over the New Mexico Lobos.

The Rebels have gone 6-2 in home games. UNLV ranks eighth in the MWC with 23.1 defensive rebounds per game led by Luis Rodriguez averaging 4.2.

The Broncos are 2-1 in conference games. Boise State leads the MWC giving up just 59.7 points per game while holding opponents to 38.4% shooting.

The Rebels and Broncos meet Wednesday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Harkless is shooting 38.9% and averaging 16.6 points for the Rebels. Rodriguez is averaging 1.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for UNLV.

Marcus Shaver Jr. is averaging 14.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and two steals for the Broncos. Tyson Degenhart is averaging 13.4 points and 5.6 rebounds while shooting 46.5% over the past 10 games for Boise State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rebels: 7-3, averaging 81.3 points, 33.6 rebounds, 15.2 assists, 9.8 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.2 points per game.

Broncos: 8-2, averaging 73.5 points, 36.4 rebounds, 12.9 assists, 4.3 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 60.0 points.

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