San Jose State vs Utah State Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 2/25/2020
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs Utah State Aggies
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Location: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, UT
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Utah State -22
The San Jose State Spartans travel to Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Utah State as 22 point favorites.
San Jose State comes into this game with an overall record of 7-21. They currently have a point differential of -10.1 as they are averaging 70.6 points per game while giving up 80.6 per contest. Utah State has an overall mark of 22-7. They are averaging 76.5 points per contest and giving up 63.8, which is a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 13-14-0 against the spread
The San Jose State Spartans are 15-11-1 against the over/under
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 12-15-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 11-15-1 against the over/under
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
02/24/20 G Kaison Hammonds Leg is questionable Tuesday vs Utah State
01/02/20 F Craig LeCesne Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Richard Washington averages 10.4 points per game in 22.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Seneca Knight comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Justin Bean averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Sam Merrill averages 18.9 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans allow 80.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 339th in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 337th and 287th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.0 rebounds a game which ranks 339th, and they give up 18.6 assists per contest which puts them in 348th place in the NCAA. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 143rd in the nation. San Jose State averages 70.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 199th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -10.1 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 340th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 325th in D-1. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 189th and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 116th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 63.8 points per contest, which ranks them 39th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 76th in those defensive statistics. They rank 44th with 10.7 assists allowed per contest, and 31st with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 131st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game. Utah State is 44th in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 88th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 212th in the nation. They are 10th in the country in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 10th in assists per contest with 16.4. The Aggies are 262nd in turnovers per game with 12.2.
The Spartans have an offensive rating of 95, which is ranked 311th. They are 26th in college basketball in pace with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 326th. As a unit they are 308th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd 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.
Utah State is 276th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 109.7, which is ranked 31st. They are 209th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 97th. As a unit they are 53rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 163rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's San Jose State/Utah State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State -22
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