San Diego State at Wyoming College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/27/2017
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
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The San Diego State Aztecs head to Arena-Auditorium to take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 5 point favorites.
San Diego State comes into this game with an overall record of 8-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.5 as they are averaging 78.3 points per game while giving up 64.7 per contest. Wyoming has an overall record of 9-4. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 75.3, good for a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 6-3 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 4-7 against the spread this season
The Wyoming Cowboys are 5-6 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
11/08/17 F Hunter Thompson Ankle is out indefinitely
Devin Watson averages 13.1 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Malik Pope averages 12.3 points per contest in 23.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Justin James scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 27.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.8 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Hayden Dalton averages 16.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 78.3 points per contest this year, which is 104th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 211th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 313th in Division 1. They average 41.0 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 139th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 232nd with 12.8 per game. The Aztecs allow 64.7 points per contest, which is 41st in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 35th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 206th place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wyoming is 127th in the country with 77.3 points per contest this season. They are 238th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 227th in Division 1. They are 148th in the country in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 100th in assists per game with 15.4. The Cowboys are 149th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Cowboys give up 75.3 points per game, which ranks them 251st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 137th and 276th in those defensive statistics. They rank 168th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 312th with 39.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cowboys are 215th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Aztecs are 129th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 89 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 91st in the country with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 241st. As a team they are 199th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 198th in Division 1. San Diego State is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 31st in the nation.
Wyoming is 161st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 143rd in Division 1. The Cowboys are 134th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.1, and their offensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 254th. They are 45th in D-1 in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 212th. As a unit they are 164th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 70th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/Wyoming college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego State -5
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