Boise State vs San Jose State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/19/2020
Game: Boise State Broncos vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Event Center Arena in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Jose State +8.5
The Boise State Broncos head to Event Center Arena to take on the San Jose State Spartans on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 8.5 point favorites.
Boise State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 76.9 points per contest while giving up 69.7 per game. San Jose State has an overall mark of 7-19. They are averaging 70.9 points per contest and giving up 80.8, which is a point differential of -9.9.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 16-10-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 14-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 15-9-1 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Derrick Alston comes into this game averaging 18.1 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Justinian Jessup averages 15.9 points per contest in 36.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Seneca Knight scores 16.0 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Richard Washington averages 10.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 76.9 points per contest, which is 41st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 87th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 98th in the nation. They average 34.0 boards per contest and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 256th and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 269th with 12.2 per game. The Broncos allow 69.7 points per contest, which is 185th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 288th and 21st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 67th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 84th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 218th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State is 192nd in the nation with 70.9 points per contest this season. They are 337th in the country in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -9.9. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 315th in the NCAA. They are 155th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 147th in assists per game with 13.4. The Spartans are 121st in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Spartans give up 80.8 points per game, which ranks them 341st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 332nd and 281st in those defensive statistics. They rank 348th with 18.4 dimes allowed per game and 337th with 40.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 103rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year.
The Broncos have an offensive rating of 106.9, which is ranked 76th. They are 133rd in college basketball in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 62nd. As a unit they are 43rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 60th in D-1. Boise State is 272nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
San Jose State is 184th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 307th in the country in offensive rating with 95.2. In terms of pace they are 24th in Division 1 with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 317th. As a team they are 302nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 27th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State -8.5
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