San Jose State vs Boise State Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/29/2020
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Taco Bell Arena in Boise, ID
Odds/Point Spread: Boise State -15
The San Jose State Spartans travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 15 point favorites.
San Jose State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-14. They currently have a point differential of -9.1 as they are averaging 69.8 points per contest while giving up 78.9 per game. Boise State has an overall record of 13-8. They are averaging 78.4 points per game and surrendering 70.8, good for a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 10-10-0 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 10-9-1 against the over/under
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 12-8-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 13-7-0 against the over/under
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brae Ivey averages 9.9 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Seneca Knight comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Justinian Jessup averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 95%. Derrick Alston averages 19.2 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 78.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 335th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 315th and 266th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 333rd, and they give up 17.9 assists per contest which puts them in 346th place in the NCAA. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 95th in the nation. San Jose State averages 69.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 227th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 337th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 304th in D-1. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 143rd and 150th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 97th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos surrender 70.8 points per contest, which ranks them 218th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 284th and 89th in those defensive statistics. They rank 122nd with 11.8 assists allowed per contest, and 80th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 208th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game. Boise State is 29th in the country with 78.4 points per game this year. They are 75th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 104th in the nation. They are 242nd in the country in rebounding with 34.4 boards per game and 203rd in assists per contest with 13.0. The Broncos are 265th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Spartans have an offensive rating of 94.8, which is ranked 304th. They are 37th in college basketball in pace with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 318th. As a unit they are 307th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 41st in D-1. San Jose State is 140th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 268th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 62nd in the country in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 123rd in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 58th. As a team they are 33rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 86th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Boise State -15
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