San Diego State at Colorado State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/2/2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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The San Diego State Aztecs head to Moby Arena to take on the Colorado State Rams on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
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Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 7-4 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 6-5 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 3-8 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 5-6 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Devin Watson averages 13.2 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Malik Pope averages 13 points per contest in 24.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Prentiss Nixon scores 17.7 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Deion James averages 10.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 77.6 points per contest this year, which is 117th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 216th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 304th in Division 1. They average 40.5 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 234th with 12.7 per game. The Aztecs allow 65.6 points per contest, which is 46th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 44th and 53rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 120th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 175th place in college basketball. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 268th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State is 280th in the country with 69.8 points per contest this season. They are 327th in the nation in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -5.2. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 316th in Division 1. They are 130th in the country in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 308th in assists per game with 11.7. The Rams are 166th in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Rams give up 75.0 points per game, which ranks them 241st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 263rd and 236th in those defensive statistics. They rank 273rd with 14.9 dimes allowed per game and 192nd with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Rams are 151st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Aztecs are 143rd in the nation in offensive rating with 107, and their defensive rating of 90.5 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 103rd in the country with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 239th. As a team they are 212th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 191st in Division 1. San Diego State is 275th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 58th in the nation.
Colorado State is 166th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 288th in the nation. The Rams are 294th in the country in offensive rating with 97.4, and their defensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 258th. In terms of pace they are 136th in Division 1 with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 331st. As a team they are 314th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 219th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego State
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