San Jose State Spartans vs Texas Longhorns Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
The Texas Longhorns (2-1) will play the San Jose State Spartans (1-1) at Frank Erwin Center on Saturday.
The San Jose State Spartans stepped onto the hardwood against Cal State Fullerton and went home with a win by a final score of 78-76 in their last game. San Jose State wrapped up the game having earned a 45.9% field goal percentage (28 of 61) and knocked down 14 of their 28 shots from downtown. At the charity stripe, the Spartans made 8 of their 12 shots for a rate of 66.7%. With respect to hauling in boards, they earned 28 with 10 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 18 assists in the game in addition to creating 8 turnovers and getting 4 steals. When discussing the defense, San Jose State allowed the other team to shoot 49.2% from the field on 30 of 61 shooting. Cal State Fullerton dished out 15 dimes and had 6 steals for the contest. Moreover, Cal State Fullerton collected 38 rebounds (14 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Cal State Fullerton finished the contest at 48.0% at the charity stripe by making 12 of 25 shots. They buried 4 of 14 tries from beyond the arc. When talking about personal fouls, the Spartans finished with 23 while Cal State Fullerton had 20 personal fouls.
Omari Moore is one guy who played a role for this contest. He shot 58.3% from the floor and earned 2 dimes. He played 38 mins played and snagged 3 boards. He walked away with 21 points on 7 out of 12 shooting.
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San Jose State will take the court with a mark of 1-1 on the season. They are turning it over 13.5 times per contest and as a team they are committing 23.0 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, San Jose State is grabbing 29.0 rebounds per contest and has earned 23 dimes this season, which has them ranked 336th in college basketball in terms of passing. The Spartans are connecting on 41.7% on shots from distance (20 of 48) and 59.5% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 70.0 pts per game (231st in the country) while hitting 45.8% from the field.
Defensively, the Spartans are forcing 10.5 turnovers per game while drawing 18.0 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 107th in college hoops in giving up assists with 29 conceded on the season. The Spartans defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 50.9% (57 of 112) and they relinquish 35.0 boards per game as a squad. They are surrendering 30.8% on 3-pointers and they are ranked 287th in college hoops in PPG from their opponents (76.0).
When they last stepped on the court, the Texas Longhorns got the win with a final of 62-49 when they played Northern Colorado. The Longhorns were able to snag 21 defensive boards and 15 offensive rebounds for a total of 36 in the matchup. They gave up possession of the ball 10 times, while earning 11 steals for this contest. Northern Colorado earned 18 fouls for the matchup which took the Longhorns to the charity stripe for a total of 13 tries. They were able to bury 8 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 61.5%. With respect to shots from 3-point land, Texas buried 4 of their 18 attempts (22.2%). At the conclusion of this game, the Longhorns went 25 out of 60 from the field which had them shooting 41.7%. The Longhorns allowed Northern Colorado to make 19 of 44 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 43.2% in the matchup. They finished 36.4% from behind the 3-point line by going 8 of 22 and finished the game at 3 out of 4 at the free throw line (75.0%). When discussing rebounding, Texas allowed Northern Colorado to snag 23 in total (2 on the offensive side).
Tre Mitchell was important for the Longhorns for this contest. He made 7 of 11 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 63.6%, and accumulated 7 rebounds. He accumulated 16 points in his 21 mins on the hardwood and accounted for 1 assist in the matchup.
Texas has a win-loss mark of 2-1 for the campaign. The Longhorns are committing 15.3 personal fouls per game while shooting 70.6% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 16.0 times per contest (93rd in D-1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 10.7 times per contest. Texas has scored 228 points so far this season (76.0 per game) and they pull down 33.7 boards per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the Longhorns are hitting on 49.1% from the floor, which ranks them 64th in D-1.
The Texas defense gives up 36.2% on 3-pointers (21 of 58) and their opposition makes 65.1% of their shots from the charity stripe. They concede 10.3 assists and 29.7 boards per contest, which ranks 100th and 40th in the country. The Longhorns defensively are ranked 86th in the nation in points given up per game with 61.0. They have forced 14.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.1% from the field (254th in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Jose State
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