Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Event Center Arena
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The Utah State Aggies travel to Event Center Arena to play the San Jose State Spartans on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 8-3 and a road record of 2-2. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4. The Spartans have an overall record of 5-7 and a home record of 3-2. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Chris Smith comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Jalen Moore averages 13.4 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Utah State. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Frank Rogers averages 14.5 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Spartans. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Ryan Welage averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Utah State averages 71.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 180th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 145th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 59th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game which ranks them 173rd and 87th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 95th with 12.1 per game. The Aggies allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 196th and 284th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 67th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 244th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in the Division 1.
San Jose State averages 69 points per game this year which ranks them 226th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -7.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 254th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 340th in the nation. They average 35 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 223rd and 67th respectively. In the turnover department the Spartans rank 175th with 13 per game. The Spartans allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 250th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 229th and 300th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the nation. The Spartans force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in college basketball.
Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 3-5 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 4-4 against the over/under
San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 5-3 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-3 against the over/under
Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/12/15 F David Collette Personal quit the team
San Jose State Spartans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Utah State
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