San Jose State Spartans vs Air Force Falcons Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/15/2020
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Air Force -7.5
The San Jose State Spartans head to Clune Arena to take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 7.5 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 7-18. They currently have a point differential of -9.9 as they are averaging 70.3 points per game while giving up 80.2 per contest. Air Force has an overall record of 9-16. They are averaging 73.5 points per game and surrendering 74.5, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 14-9-1 against the over/under this year
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 10-14-0 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 14-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Seneca Knight comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Richard Washington averages 9.4 points per contest in 21.2 minutes per game. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Lavelle Scottie scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Ryan Swan-Ford averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State averages 70.3 points per contest, which is 207th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -9.9 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a unit, which has them ranked 339th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 320th in the nation. They average 36.0 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 144th and 143rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 125th with 13.8 per game. The Spartans allow 80.2 points per contest, which is 339th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 322nd and 280th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.9 rebounds a game which ranks 338th, and they allow 18.1 assists per game which puts them in 346th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 111th in the nation with 73.5 points per contest this season. They are 86th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the NCAA. They are 321st in D-1 in rebounding with 32.4 boards per contest and 98th in assists per game with 14.2. The Falcons are 269th in turnovers per contest with 12.2. The Falcons give up 74.5 points per game, which ranks them 299th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 321st and 331st in those defensive statistics. They rank 279th with 14.1 dimes allowed per game and 69th with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Falcons are 17th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per contest this year.
The Spartans have an offensive rating of 94.8, which is ranked 312th. They are 28th in college basketball in pace with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 326th. As a unit they are 317th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 34th in D-1. San Jose State is 181st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 220th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 76th in the country in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 213th in Division 1 with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 40th. As a team they are 21st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 69th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose State +7.5
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