San Diego State Aztecs vs San Jose State Spartans Prediction, 2/9/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center in San Jose, CA
Provident Credit Union Event Center is where the San Jose State Spartans (7-15) will try to beat the San Diego State Aztecs (13-6) on Wednesday.
The San Diego State Aztecs played Nevada and earned the victory with a final of 65-63 in their last game. In reference to personal fouls, the Aztecs walked away with 16 while Nevada totaled 22 personal fouls. They also knocked down 10 of their 19 tries from long range. Nevada finished 77.8% from the free throw line by knocking down 7 of 9 attempts. Moreover, Nevada pulled down 31 boards (9 offensive, 22 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Nevada totaled 14 assists and had 4 steals in the matchup. In the matter of defense, San Diego State allowed 44.2% from the floor on 23 out of 52 shooting. They also distributed 11 assists for the game in addition to forcing the opposition into 14 turnovers and having 6 steals. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 24 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Aztecs converted 17 of their 23 attempts for a percentage of 73.9%. San Diego State wrapped up the contest having earned a 40.4% field goal percentage (21 out of 52) and converted 6 out of their 21 3-pointers.
Matt Bradley is one guy who was a contributor for the game. He finished the game at 46.7% from the floor and earned 3 assists. He was on the court for 34 mins and totaled 7 rebounds. He accounted for 26 points on 7 of 15 shooting.
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San Diego State will play this game with a mark of 13-6 so far this year. They turn it over 12.8 times per contest and as a group are committing 16.9 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, San Diego State is pulling in 36.0 boards per game and is sitting with 222 dimes so far this season, which has them ranked 330th in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Aztecs are connecting on 33.0% on shots from 3-point land (111 of 336) and 67.5% from the free throw line. They average 64.3 points per game (324th in the nation) while going 41.7% from the field.
On defense, the Aztecs have forced 14.6 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.5 personal fouls. They are surrendering 29.9% on 3-point attempts while they are 4th in Division 1 in opponents points per game (57.2). The Aztecs defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 37.5% (389 of 1,038) and they relinquish 34.3 rebounds per game as a unit. They currently rank 12th in college hoops in giving up assists with 198 surrendered on the season.
The last time they took the hardwood, the San Jose State Spartans walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 76-60 against Boise State. The Spartans were able to snag 18 defensive boards and 2 offensive boards for a total of 20 in this game. They gave up possession of the ball 18 times, while earning 3 steals in the game. Boise State committed 12 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Spartans to the charity stripe for 6 shots. They were able to make 5 of those for a clip of 83.3%. In the matter of shots from downtown, San Jose State buried 11 of 30 attempts (36.7%). At the conclusion of this game, the Spartans ended up going 22 for 48 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.8%. The Spartans allowed Boise State to bury 27 of their 58 attempts from the field which had them shooting 46.6% for this contest. They shot 27.6% from behind the 3-point line by connecting on 8 of 29 and finished the game at 14 out of 16 at the free throw line (87.5%). When talking about rebounding, San Jose State permitted Boise State to snag 31 in total (10 offensive).
MJ Amey ended up being a factor for the Spartans in the game. He recorded 24 points in his 27 mins on the court and earned 1 assist for this contest. He converted 9 of 13 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 69.2%, and had 8 rebounds.
San Jose State has a record of 7-15 on the campaign. The Spartans are committing 16.0 personal fouls every game and they go 67.4% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 13.4 times per contest (162nd in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 12.6 times per game. San Jose State has scored 1,451 points this year (66.0 per contest) and they average 31.5 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Spartans are hitting on 43.2% from the floor, which is 229th in college basketball.
The San Jose State defense allows 35.7% on shots from behind the 3-point line (163 of 457) and their opponents are knocking down 71.9% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 14.6 dimes and 36.7 rebounds every game, which is ranked 309th and 291st in college hoops. The Spartans are ranked 270th in college basketball in points given up per game with 72.3. They have forced 10.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 45.9% from the field (317th 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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