San Diego State at Colorado State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/12/2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Moby Arena to play the Colorado State Rams on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 2 point favorites.
San Diego State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 74.8 points per contest while giving up 69.2 per game. Colorado State has an overall mark of 9-15. They are averaging 75.2 points per contest and giving up 77.0, which is a point differential of -1.8.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-11-0 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-14-0 against the over/under
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 12-11-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 14-9-0 against the over/under
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
02/12/19 G Jordan Schakel Ankle is out Tuesday vs Colorado State
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jalen McDaniels comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Devin Watson averages 16.1 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Nico Carvacho averages 15.8 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 13.0 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 51%. J.D. Paige averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 74.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 133rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 150th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 70th in the nation. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 196th and 53rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 237th with 12.6 per game. The Aztecs allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 79th and 143rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 96th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 172nd place in Division 1. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 194th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State is 122nd in the country with 75.2 points per game this year. They are 47th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 132nd in the nation. They are 236th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.4 boards per game, and 114th in assists per contest with 14.3. The Rams are 305th in turnovers per game with 11.5. The Rams surrender 77.0 points per contest, which ranks them 298th in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 274th and 324th in those defensive statistics. They rank 305th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest and 144th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 20th in country in forcing turnovers with 10.8 per game.
The Aztecs have an offensive rating of 108.2, which is ranked 76th. They are 216th in college basketball in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 136th. As a unit they are 98th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 199th in D-1. San Diego State is 223rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado State is 293rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 73rd in the country in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 203rd in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 61st. As a team they are 69th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 160th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State +2
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