San Diego State at Air Force College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Clune Arena to play the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 6 point favorites.
San Diego State heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 76.5 points per contest while giving up 70.5 per game. Air Force has an overall record of 5-10. They are averaging 66.6 points per game and surrendering 71.8, good for a point differential of -5.2.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 5-8-0 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 4-9-0 against the over/under
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Devin Watson comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 74%. Jalen McDaniels averages 15.2 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Lavelle Scottie averages 13.2 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 57%. Ryan Swan-Ford averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 76.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 114th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 149th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 26th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 198th and 55th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 247th with 12.7 per game. The Aztecs allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 158th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 105th and 110th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 158th place in Division 1. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 164th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 317th in the country with 66.6 points per game this year. They are 78th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -5.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 232nd in the nation. They are 324th in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.2 boards per game, and 238th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Falcons are 38th in turnovers per game with 15.6. The Falcons surrender 71.8 points per contest, which ranks them 190th in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 293rd and 257th in those defensive statistics. They rank 262nd with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 44th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 72nd in country in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game.
The Aztecs have an offensive rating of 109.4, which is ranked 82nd. They are 203rd in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 116th. As a unit they are 78th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 142nd in D-1. San Diego State is 213th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 11th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.7 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 286th in the country in offensive rating with 98. In terms of pace they are 324th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 103rd. As a team they are 132nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 179th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force +6
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