San Jose State at San Diego State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/9/2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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The San Jose State Spartans travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 21.5 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 3-12. They currently have a point differential of -5.6 as they are averaging 65.7 points per game while giving up 71.3 per contest. San Diego State has an overall record of 10-4. They are averaging 77.6 points per game and surrendering 65.8, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-8 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 5-9 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-4 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 7-5 against the over/under this year
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/29/17 F Ryan Singer Knee is out for season
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/31/17 G Montaque Gill-Caesar Left Team is out for season
Jaycee Hillsman averages 8.4 points per game in 21.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Ryan Welage averages 18.4 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Malik Pope averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Devin Watson averages 13.1 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 163rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 100th and 190th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.1 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they give up 14.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 252nd place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in college basketball. San Jose State averages 65.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 327th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -5.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 236th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 99th in D-1. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 126th and 249th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 18.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aztecs surrender 65.8 points per contest, which ranks them 45th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 168th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest, and 106th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aztecs are 260th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season. San Diego State is 114th in Division 1 with 77.6 points per game this year. They are 202nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 286th in the nation. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.9 boards per game and 168th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Aztecs are 216th in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Spartans are 178th in the country in defensive rating with 101.3, and their offensive rating of 93.4 is ranked 335th. They are 226th in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 274th. As a unit they are 254th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 325th in D-1. San Jose State is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 137th in the country.
San Diego State is 256th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 48th in Division 1. The Aztecs are 23rd in the nation in defensive rating with 91.2, and their offensive rating of 107.5 is ranked 125th. They are 106th in D-1 in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 226th. As a unit they are 203rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 199th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/San Diego State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego State -21.5
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