San Diego State vs Creighton Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 11/28/2019
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs Creighton Bluejays
Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Location: Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Creighton -1.5
The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Orleans Arena to play the Creighton Bluejays on Thursday, November 28, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Creighton as 1.5 point favorites.
San Diego State comes into this game with an overall record of 6-0. They currently have a point differential of 18.7 as they are averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 56.0 per contest. Creighton has an overall mark of 4-1. They are averaging 78.8 points per contest and giving up 68.6, which is a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 4-2-0 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
11/24/19 G Davion Mintz Ankle is questionable
11/05/19 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out indefinitely
Malachi Flynn comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 50%. Jordan Schakel averages 10.2 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Marcus Zegarowski averages 18.0 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Ty-Shon Alexander averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State averages 74.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 135th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 18.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 139th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 67th in the nation. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 328th with 10.7 per game. The Aztecs allow 56.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 94th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 59th place in Division 1. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 268th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Creighton is 73rd in the country with 78.8 points per game this year. They are 53rd in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.2. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the nation. They are 236th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 88th in assists per contest with 15.4. The Bluejays are 331st in turnovers per game with 10.6. The Bluejays surrender 68.6 points per contest, which ranks them 182nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 249th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 11.8 assists allowed per contest and 157th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bluejays are 167th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Aztecs are 81st in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 244th in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 138th. As a team they are 187th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 222nd in Division 1. San Diego State is 328th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 322nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 39th in the country in offensive rating with 112.3. In terms of pace they are 208th in Division 1 with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 37th. As a team they are 56th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 126th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/Creighton college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Creighton -1.5
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