Air Force at San Jose State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Air Force Falcons travel to Event Center to play the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Jose State as 1 point favorites.
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Air Force heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-10. They currently have a point differential of -3.1 as they are averaging 68.6 points per contest while giving up 71.8 per game. San Jose State has an overall mark of 3-13. They are averaging 64.6 points per contest and giving up 72.1, which is a point differential of -7.5.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 6-4 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 6-5 against the over/under this year
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-9 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 5-10 against the over/under this year
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/29/17 F Ryan Singer Knee is out for season
Trevor Lyons averages 9.1 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Lavelle Scottie averages 11.7 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Jaycee Hillsman averages 8.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Ryan Welage averages 17.8 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 164th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc, ranking them 322nd and 343rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd, and they give up 14.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 240th place in the country. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 262nd in college basketball. Air Force averages 68.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 299th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 286th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 293rd in D-1. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 315th and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 158th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans surrender 72.1 points per contest, which ranks them 175th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 132nd and 170th in those defensive statistics. They rank 285th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest, and 12th with 30.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 36th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game this season. San Jose State is 336th in Division 1 with 64.6 points per game this year. They are 274th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -7.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 153rd in the nation. They are 123rd in college basketball in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 280th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Spartans are 1st in turnovers per game with 18.2.
The Falcons are 272nd in the country in defensive rating with 106.1, and their offensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 236th. They are 296th in college basketball in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 274th. As a unit they are 248th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 97th in D-1. Air Force is 101st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 340th in the country.
San Jose State is 2nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 170th in the nation. The Spartans are 338th in the country in offensive rating with 92, and their defensive rating of 102.7 is ranked 213th. In terms of pace they are 228th in Division 1 with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 305th. As a team they are 288th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 328th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Air Force/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose State -1
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