San Jose State at Boise State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Taco Bell Arena
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The San Jose State Spartans head to Taco Bell Arena to take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 19 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 3-18. They currently have a point differential of -12.8 as they are averaging 65.2 points per game while giving up 78.0 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 10-13. They are averaging 70.9 points per game and surrendering 68.3, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 9-10-1 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 13-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 9-13-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 8-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/09/18 G Caleb Simmons Foot is out for season
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
Michael Steadman comes into this game averaging 12.9 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 60%. Brae Ivey averages 10.6 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Justinian Jessup scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Alex Hobbs averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State averages 65.2 points per contest, which is 327th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -12.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 325th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 235th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 99th and 184th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 8th with 16.9 per game. The Spartans allow 78.0 points per contest, which is 317th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 310th and 259th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 150th, and they allow 16.1 assists per game which puts them in 336th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 239th in the nation with 70.9 points per contest this season. They are 62nd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 200th in the NCAA. They are 334th in D-1 in rebounding with 31.2 boards per contest and 304th in assists per game with 11.6. The Broncos are 254th in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Broncos give up 68.3 points per game, which ranks them 105th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 250th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 114th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 30.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 79th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Spartans are 340th in the nation in offensive rating with 91.7. In terms of pace they are 148th in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 328th. As a team they are 324th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 237th in Division 1. San Jose State is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.6 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 153rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 133rd in the country in offensive rating with 105.9. In terms of pace they are 310th in Division 1 with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 71st. As a team they are 72nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 130th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose State +19
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