Idaho State at Boise State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Taco Bell Arena
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The Idaho State Bengals travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 14 point favorites.
Idaho State comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 14-15. They had a point differential of -0.7 as they averaged 73.7 points per game while giving up 74.4 per contest. Boise State had an overall record of 23-7 last season. They averaged 78.2 points per game and surrendered 69.1, good for a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Idaho State Bengals Betting Trends
The Idaho State Bengals were 16-10-0 against the spread last season
The Idaho State Bengals were 11-14-0 against the over/under last year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos were 14-16-1 against the spread last season
The Boise State Broncos were 12-17-0 against the over/under last year
Key Idaho State Bengals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
11/06/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out indefinitely
Brandon Boyd comes into this contest after averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 4.2 rebounds per game and dished out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 47% while his free throw percentage finished at 80%. Jared Stutzman averaged 14.9 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.5 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 57% for the year while his free throw percentage was 72%.
Justinian Jessup averaged 11.6 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 4.7 rebounds per game and had 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 47% and his free throw percentage was at 80%. Alex Hobbs averaged 8.7 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averaged 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 49% and his free throw percentage was 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Idaho State averaged 73.7 points per contest last season, which ranked them 176th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was -0.7 and their shooting percentage was 48% as a team, which had them ranked 39th. Behind the arc they shot 40% which was good for 19th in the nation. They averaged 32.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, which ranked them 327th and 303rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 106th with 13.6 per game. The Bengals allowed 74.4 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 229th in the country. They also allowed a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 267th and 118th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 34.7 rebounds a game which ranked 174th and they gave up 11.8 assists per contest, which put them in 62nd place in the nation. They forced 11.9 turnovers per game which ranked them 86th among NCAA teams.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State was 67th in the country with 78.2 points per game last year. They were 99th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin was 9.1. They shot 38% from 3-point range, which was good for 47th in the nation. They were 37th in the country in rebounding with 38.5 boards per game, and 190th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Broncos were 112th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Broncos surrendered 69.1 points per contest, which ranked them 91st in D-1. Their defense allowed a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 99th and 54th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 121st with 12.7 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 30.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos were 84th in the country in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game last season.
The Bengals were 195th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 104. In terms of pace they were 101st in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% was 29th. As a team they were 48th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 134th in Division 1. Idaho State was 62nd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State was 129th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos had an offensive rating of 108.8, which was ranked 90th. They were 115th in D-1 in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% was 54th. As a unit they were 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 68th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Idaho State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State -14
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