San Diego State at Boise State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Taco Bell Arena
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 2.5 point favorites.
San Diego State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-4. They currently have a point differential of 13.4 as they are averaging 78.1 points per game while giving up 64.7 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 14-3. They are averaging 78.9 points per game and surrendering 66.1, good for a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 9-4 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 7-6 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 10-6 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 8-8 against the over/under this year
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/31/17 G Montaque Gill-Caesar Left Team is out for season
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Malik Pope averages 12.9 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Devin Watson averages 13.2 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Justinian Jessup averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Chandler Hutchison averages 18.3 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aztecs allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 43rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 113th, and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 126th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in college basketball. San Diego State averages 78.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 95th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 13.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 175th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 299th in D-1. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 238th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos surrender 66.1 points per contest, which ranks them 48th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 88th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest, and 39th with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 50th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game this season. Boise State is 81st in Division 1 with 78.9 points per game this year. They are 90th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 39th in the nation. They are 16th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.8 boards per game and 173rd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Broncos are 111th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Aztecs are 100th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.5, and their defensive rating of 89.9 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 115th in the country with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 206th. As a team they are 178th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 195th in Division 1. San Diego State is 267th 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 46%, which is 25th in the nation.
Boise State is 107th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 18th in Division 1. The Broncos are 12th in the nation in defensive rating with 89.9, and their offensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 123rd. They are 111th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 56th. As a unit they are 67th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 65th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boise State -2.5
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