San Jose State at San Diego State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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The San Jose State Spartans travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 23 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 4-23. They currently have a point differential of -14.2 as they are averaging 65.9 points per game while giving up 80.0 per contest. San Diego State has an overall record of 18-10. They are averaging 72.9 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 4.9.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 11-14-1 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 18-8-0 against the over/under
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 14-12-1 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-19-0 against the over/under
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/09/18 G Caleb Simmons Foot is out for season
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Michael Steadman comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 61%. Noah Baumann averages 10.1 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Jalen McDaniels averages 16.5 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Devin Watson averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State averages 65.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 320th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -14.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 332nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 97th and 159th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 16.0 per game. The Spartans allow 80.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 338th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 319th and 275th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 263rd and they give up 16.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 343rd place in Division 1. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State is 172nd in the country with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 171st in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 75th in the nation. They are 149th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 95th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Aztecs are 208th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Aztecs surrender 68.0 points per contest, which ranks them 82nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 56th and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 179th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest and 104th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aztecs are 178th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Spartans are 337th in the nation in offensive rating with 91.9. In terms of pace they are 101st in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 333rd. As a team they are 334th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 261st in Division 1. San Jose State is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions.
San Diego State is 180th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Aztecs are 121st in the country in offensive rating with 106.1. In terms of pace they are 215th in Division 1 with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 166th. As a team they are 145th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 221st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/San Diego State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego State -23
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