Air Force at San Diego State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Air Force Falcons travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 15.5 point favorites.
Air Force comes into this game with an overall record of 8-12. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 68.3 points per game while giving up 71.6 per contest. San Diego State has an overall record of 12-8. They are averaging 78.7 points per game and surrendering 68.8, good for a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 9-5 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 8-7 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-7 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 12-6 against the over/under this year
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/31/17 G Montaque Gill-Caesar Left Team is out for season
02/01/18 G Trey Kell Ankle is out indefinitely
Lavelle Scottie averages 11.7 points per game while playing 25.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 78%. Trevor Lyons averages 9.6 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Devin Watson averages 13.2 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Malik Pope averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force averages 68.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 298th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 313th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 314th in the country. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 311th and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 236th with 12.6 per game. The Falcons allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc, ranking them 304th and 337th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 93rd and they give up 14.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 255th place in college basketball. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State is 66th in the country with 78.7 points per game this year. They are 128th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 240th in college basketball. They are 53rd in the nation in rebounding with 38.6 boards per game, and 106th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Aztecs are 257th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Aztecs surrender 68.8 points per contest, which ranks them 86th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 83rd and 147th in those defensive statistics. They rank 158th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest and 84th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aztecs are 236th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season.
The Falcons are 286th in the country in defensive rating with 107, and their offensive rating of 102 is ranked 230th. They are 307th in college basketball in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 293rd. As a unit they are 258th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 69th in D-1. Air Force is 175th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 337th in the country.
San Diego State is 293rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 102nd in Division 1. The Aztecs are 59th in the nation in defensive rating with 96.6, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 71st. They are 113th in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 156th. As a unit they are 143rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 202nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Air Force/San Diego State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego State -15.5
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