San Diego State vs BYU NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/9/2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
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The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Marriott Center to play the BYU Cougars on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has BYU as 4.5 point favorites.
San Diego State comes into this game with an overall record of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 35 as they are averaging 77 points per game while giving up 42 per contest. BYU has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 76 points per game and surrendering 58, good for a point differential of 18.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 1-0-0 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 0-1-0 against the over/under
Important BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 1-0-0 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 0-1-0 against the over/under
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
11/07/19 F Gavin Baxter Shoulder is questionable
11/05/19 F Yoeli Childs Suspension expected to miss 9 games
11/05/19 G Jesse Wade Knee is out indefinitely
Malachi Flynn comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 78% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 33%. Jordan Schakel averages 15 points per game in 24 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Alex Barcello averages 17 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 78%. TJ Haws averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 43%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 77 points per contest this season, which ranks them 135th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 35 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 233rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 86th in the nation. They average 62 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 207th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 155th with 14 per game. The Aztecs allow 42 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the country. They also allow a 23% shooting percentage and a 21% average from behind the arc, ranking them 49th and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41 rebounds a game which ranks 284th and they give up 6 assists per contest, which puts them in 74th place in Division 1. They force 19 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
BYU is 149th in the country with 76 points per game this year. They are 111th in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 18. They shoot 46% from 3-point range, which is good for 34th in the nation. They are 224th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35 boards per game, and 116th in assists per contest with 16. The Cougars are 104th in turnovers per game with 16. The Cougars surrender 58 points per contest, which ranks them 125th in D-1. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 152nd and 265th in those defensive statistics. They rank 53rd with 4 assists allowed per contest and 170th with 34 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 225th in country in forcing turnovers with 16 per game.
The Aztecs are 165th in the nation in offensive rating with 100. In terms of pace they are 95th in the country with 77 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 226th. As a team they are 256th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 204th in Division 1. San Diego State is 211th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
BYU is 74th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 98.7, which is ranked 170th. They are 101st in D-1 in pace with 76.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 69th. As a unit they are 85th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 84th in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/BYU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take BYU -4.5
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