San Diego State Aztecs vs Stanford Cardinal Prediction, 11/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs Stanford Cardinal
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Location: Maples Pavilion in Stanford, CA
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Stanford Cardinal (1-1) will take on the San Diego State Aztecs (2-0) at Maples Pavilion on Tuesday.
The San Diego State Aztecs stepped onto the hardwood against BYU and earned the victory with a final of 82-75 in their last contest. San Diego State finished with a 40.0% field goal percentage (26 of 65) and converted 4 out of their 14 3-point shots. At the free throw line, the Aztecs converted 26 of their 37 shots for a rate of 70.3%. In the matter of pulling down boards, they compiled 35 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 15 assists in this contest in addition to forcing 20 turnovers and earning 16 steals. In the matter of defending, San Diego State allowed 45.9% from the field on 28 of 61 shooting. BYU distributed 10 dimes and had 5 steals in this contest. In addition, BYU totaled 34 rebounds (9 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't notch a block. BYU ended up shooting 62.5% when shooting free throws by burying 10 of 16 tries. They also made 9 out of their 26 tries from distance. Regarding fouls, the Aztecs ended up with 19 while BYU finished the game with 26 fouls.
Nathan Mensah is a player who played a role for the contest. He finished the game shooting 66.7% from the field and distributed 1 assist. He was on the court for 28 mins played and also pulled down 10 rebounds. He ended up finishing with 14 points on 4 out of 6 shooting.
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San Diego State heads into this contest with a mark of 2-0 so far this season. They currently have an average of 81.0 points per contest (114th in college basketball) on 46.2% from the field. The Aztecs are shooting 37.5% on shots from 3-point land (12 of 32) and 70.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, San Diego State is grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game and is sitting with 33 dimes so far this season, which ranks 136th in D-1 in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 11.0 times per contest and as a team they are committing 17.5 fouls every game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Aztecs are forcing their opponents into 19.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 23.0 fouls. They rank 47th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 16 relinquished on the campaign. The Aztecs defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 42.9% (48 of 112) and they surrender 34.0 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are giving up 27.1% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 155th in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (66.0).
When they last stepped on the court, the Stanford Cardinal took a defeat with a final score of 60-50 against Wisconsin. The Cardinal were able to pull down 28 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 34 for the contest. They also turned the ball over 16 times, while recording 5 steals for this contest. Wisconsin committed 20 fouls for this contest which took the Cardinal to the charity stripe for 23 shots. They were able to convert 15 of the free throw tries for a rate of 65.2%. Regarding shooting from 3-point land, Stanford converted 1 out of 16 tries (6.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Cardinal walked away from this one shooting 17 out of 47 from the field which had them shooting 36.2%. The Cardinal allowed Wisconsin to convert 22 out of 59 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 37.3% for the game. They finished shooting 25.0% from 3-point land by going 5 of 20 and ended up shooting 11 out of 18 from the charity stripe (61.1%). Regarding rebounds, Stanford permitted Wisconsin to pull down 28 in total (7 on the offensive glass).
Brandon Angel was important for the Cardinal in the game. He buried 5 out of 11 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 45.5%, and accounted for 3 rebounds. He totaled 14 points in his 30 mins on the court, but went home with no dimes.
Stanford has a record of 1-1 for the season. The Cardinal are responsible for committing 17.5 personal fouls per game and they hit 64.9% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 12.0 times per game (261st in the nation) and they cough up possession 16.0 times per contest. Stanford has accounted for 138 points on the season (69.0 per contest) and they grab 37.0 boards per contest. As an offense, the Cardinal are connecting on 48.4% from the floor, which ranks them 102nd in the nation.
The Stanford defense gives up 32.0% on 3-pointers (16 of 50) and opponents are knocking down 68.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They have conceded 10.0 dimes and 31.5 rebounds on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 109th and 91st in those categories. The Cardinal are ranked 202nd in Division 1 in points allowed per game with 69.0. They are able to force 10.5 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 39.7% from the floor (140th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego State
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