Colorado State vs San Jose State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Colorado State Rams vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Event Center Arena in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Jose State +6.5
The Colorado State Rams head to Event Center Arena to take on the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 6.5 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-7. They currently have a point differential of 2.0 as they are averaging 72.6 points per contest while giving up 70.6 per game. San Jose State has an overall mark of 6-11. They are averaging 68.2 points per contest and giving up 77.1, which is a point differential of -8.9.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 7-9-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 9-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 8-8-0 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-8-1 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
01/04/20 F Adam Thistlewood Ankle is questionable
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Nico Carvacho comes into this game averaging 12.9 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 10.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 47%. Isaiah Stevens averages 12.2 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Seneca Knight scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Brae Ivey averages 9.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 72.6 points per contest, which is 151st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 85th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 201st in the nation. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 207th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 150th with 13.9 per game. The Rams allow 70.6 points per contest, which is 218th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 246th and 223rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 225th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State is 261st in the nation with 68.2 points per contest this season. They are 327th in the country in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -8.9. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 319th in the NCAA. They are 135th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.1 boards per contest and 171st in assists per game with 13.5. The Spartans are 80th in turnovers per contest with 14.8. The Spartans give up 77.1 points per game, which ranks them 322nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 291st and 224th in those defensive statistics. They rank 341st with 17.2 dimes allowed per game and 314th with 38.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 55th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 101.6, which is ranked 170th. They are 218th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 92nd. As a unit they are 95th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 144th in D-1. Colorado State is 123rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
San Jose State is 108th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 311th in the country in offensive rating with 93.2. In terms of pace they are 58th in Division 1 with 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 314th. As a team they are 310th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 56th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State -6.5
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