San Jose State Spartans vs Wyoming Cowboys Prediction, 1/19/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs Wyoming Cowboys
Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Location: Arena Auditorium in Laramie, WY
Arena Auditorium is the location where the Wyoming Cowboys (13-2) will go up against the San Jose State Spartans (7-8) on Wednesday.
The San Jose State Spartans faced UNLV and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 81-56 in their last contest. When discussing fouls, the Spartans ended up with 10 while UNLV totaled 18 fouls. They converted 11 of their 22 shots from distance. UNLV finished the game shooting 57.1% at the charity stripe by knocking down 4 of 7 shots. Furthermore, UNLV collected 34 boards (12 offensive, 22 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. UNLV recorded 17 dimes and had 13 steals for the matchup. Concerning defending, San Jose State allowed their opponent to shoot 50.0% from the field on 33 of 66 shooting. They also recorded 13 assists for the game in addition to forcing 12 turnovers and getting 5 steals. With respect to rebounding, they compiled 24 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Spartans buried 8 of 13 tries for a percentage of 61.5%. San Jose State wrapped up the game with a 36.7% FG percentage (18 out of 49) and buried 12 of their 32 shots from downtown.
MJ Amey is one player who played a role for the game. He walked away with 23 points on 8 of 11 shooting. He saw the court for 17 mins and also grabbed 1 rebound. He shot 72.7% from the floor but didn't record a dime.
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San Jose State heads into this game with a mark of 7-8 on the year. They are turning it over 13.2 times per game and as a squad are committing 15.7 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, San Jose State is pulling down 34.2 boards per game and has tallied 209 dimes this year, which has them ranked 200th in the country in terms of passing the rock. The Spartans are shooting 38.2% on shots from 3-point land (152 of 398) and 64.9% from the free throw line. They are averaging 68.8 points per contest (260th in Division 1) while shooting 43.6% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Spartans are forcing 10.5 turnovers per contest while drawing 14.7 personal fouls. They are surrendering 32.4% on 3-point shots and they rank 237th in college basketball in opponents points per game (70.7). The Spartans are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.2% (408 of 924) and they concede 37.6 boards per contest as a group. They are ranked 233rd in the nation in giving up assists with 215 surrendered for the campaign.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Wyoming Cowboys took home the win by a final score of 77-67 when they played Nevada. The Cowboys collected 26 defensive boards and 4 offensive rebounds for a total of 30 for the contest. They also coughed it up 11 times, while recording 7 steals in the game. Nevada committed 20 personal fouls for the contest which got the Cowboys to the charity stripe for a total of 22 shots. They were able to knock down 17 of them for a rate of 77.3%. Regarding shots from 3-point land, Wyoming converted 10 out of their 25 attempts (40.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Cowboys shot 25 for 59 from the floor which gave them a rate of 42.4%. The Cowboys permitted Nevada to make 24 of their 61 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 39.3% for the contest. They finished 20.0% from beyond the arc by going 6 of 30 and ended up going 13 of 16 from the free throw line (81.3%). When talking about rebounds, Wyoming allowed Nevada to get 36 in total (7 on the offensive glass).
Drake Jeffries was important for the Cowboys in this matchup. He converted 7 of 12 for this contest giving him a rate of 58.3%, and had 3 rebounds. He earned 20 points in his 40 minutes of playing time and tallied 1 assist for the contest.
Wyoming has a record of 13-2 on the campaign. On the offensive side of the ball, the Cowboys are hitting on 47.5% from the field, which is ranked 41st in college basketball. Wyoming has earned 1,156 points for the campaign (77.1 per game) and they snag 36.1 rebounds per contest. They are earning an assist 12.6 times per contest (232nd in the country) and they cough up possession 10.3 times per game. The Cowboys are committing 14.8 personal fouls every game and they go 70.2% from the free throw line.
The Wyoming defense gives up 27.0% on shots from 3-point land (97 of 359) and opponents are connecting on 70.8% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 9.9 dimes and 34.7 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 27th and 180th in Division 1. The Cowboys on the defensive end are ranked 63rd in the nation in points allowed per contest with 63.7. They are able to force 11.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 39.3% from the field (30th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Wyoming
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