Boise State vs San Diego State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Boise State Broncos vs San Diego State Aztecs
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Viejas Arena in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego State -11.5
The Boise State Broncos travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 11.5 point favorites.
Boise State heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.6 as they are averaging 78.1 points per contest while giving up 69.5 per game. San Diego State has an overall record of 16-0. They are averaging 75.4 points per game and surrendering 56.5, good for a point differential of 18.9.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 10-6-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 10-5-0 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/11/19 F Aguek Arop Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/09/20 F Joel Mensah Back is questionable
01/09/20 F Nathan Mensah Respiratory is questionable
Derrick Alston comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Justinian Jessup averages 15.5 points per game in 36.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Malachi Flynn averages 16.1 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Matt Mitchell averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 78.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 48th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 120th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 139th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 202nd and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 292nd with 12.1 per game. The Broncos allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 195th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 269th and 91st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 108th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 123rd place in Division 1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State is 100th in the country with 75.4 points per game this year. They are 57th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 18.9. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the nation. They are 110th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.7 boards per game, and 43rd in assists per contest with 15.7. The Aztecs are 330th in turnovers per game with 11.3. The Aztecs surrender 56.5 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in D-1. Their defense allows a 36% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 35th with 10.2 assists allowed per contest and 37th with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aztecs are 252nd in country in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game.
The Broncos have an offensive rating of 107.2, which is ranked 76th. They are 146th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 108th. As a unit they are 59th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 111th in D-1. Boise State is 304th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
San Diego State is 315th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions. The Aztecs have an offensive rating of 111.7, which is ranked 17th. They are 289th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 54th. As a unit they are 50th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 202nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/San Diego State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego State -11.5
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