Air Force vs San Jose State predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Air Force Falcons vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Event Center Arena in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Jose State +2.5
The Air Force Falcons travel to Event Center Arena to play the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Air Force as 2.5 point favorites.
Air Force comes into this game with an overall record of 9-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 75.2 points per game while giving up 72.2 per contest. San Jose State has an overall mark of 6-14. They are averaging 68.8 points per contest and giving up 78.8, which is a point differential of -10.0.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 9-10-0 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 9-9-1 against the over/under
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Ryan Swan-Ford averages 13.8 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Lavelle Scottie comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Brae Ivey averages 9.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Seneca Knight averages 14.4 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 248th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 314th and 314th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 287th place in the NCAA. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the nation. Air Force averages 75.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 91st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 16th in D-1. They average 32.5 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 317th and 156th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 278th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans surrender 78.8 points per contest, which ranks them 335th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 319th and 237th in those defensive statistics. They rank 344th with 17.5 assists allowed per contest, and 333rd with 39.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 82nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. San Jose State is 247th in the country with 68.8 points per game this year. They are 339th in the D-1 in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is -10.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 315th in the nation. They are 158th in the country in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game and 174th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Spartans are 101st in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Falcons have an offensive rating of 109.5, which is ranked 32nd. They are 241st in college basketball in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 21st. As a unit they are 8th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 81st in D-1. Air Force is 216th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
San Jose State is 147th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 313th in the country in offensive rating with 93.8. In terms of pace they are 42nd in Division 1 with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 326th. As a team they are 320th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 43rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Air Force/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose State +2.5
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