Wyoming Cowboys vs San Jose State Spartans Prediction, 2/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center in San Jose, CA
The San Jose State Spartans (7-16) will try to defeat the Wyoming Cowboys (20-3) at Provident Credit Union Event Center on Saturday.
The Wyoming Cowboys stepped onto the hardwood against Utah State and notched a win by a score of 78-76 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the Cowboys ended up finishing with 14 and Utah State finished the game with 24 fouls. They also made 8 of their 25 attempts from distance. Utah State finished the contest at 61.5% at the charity stripe by knocking down 8 of 13 tries. Furthermore, Utah State pulled down 35 rebounds (8 offensive, 27 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Utah State distributed 15 assists and had 4 steals in this contest. With respect to defense, Wyoming allowed the other team to shoot 47.6% from the field on 30 of 63 shooting. They also recorded 8 dimes for the game while creating 13 turnovers and getting 3 steals. Concerning getting rebounds, they earned 30 with 5 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Cowboys knocked down 22 of 32 tries for a rate of 68.8%. Wyoming finished the game with a 50.0% FG percentage (25 of 50) and converted 6 of their 19 shots from beyond the arc.
Graham Ike is someone who was a contributor for this game. He shot 58.8% from the floor and also totaled 2 assists. He saw the court for 29 minutes and collected 12 boards. He notched 28 points on 10 of 17 shooting.
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Wyoming will enter this contest with a record of 20-3 so far this season. They are turning it over 10.8 times per contest and as a team are committing 15.1 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Wyoming is snagging 35.6 rebounds per game and has totaled 262 dimes this season, which is 277th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. The Cowboys are shooting 35.6% on shots from downtown (192 of 539) and 71.4% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 76.2 pts per contest (66th in D-1) while hitting 48.0% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Cowboys have forced 10.4 turnovers every game while drawing 19.9 personal fouls. They rank 43rd in college basketball in giving up assists with 235 conceded for the year. The Cowboys are giving up a field goal percentage of 41.7% (574 of 1,378) and they surrender 32.5 rebounds per game as a group. They are conceding 28.1% on 3-point attempts and they rank 95th in the nation in opponents PPG (66.1).
The last time they took the hardwood, the San Jose State Spartans took a loss by a final score of 72-62 when they faced San Diego State. When talking about how they rebounded, San Jose State permitted San Diego State to snag 31 in all (6 offensive). They went 33.3% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 5 of 15 and finished the contest at 15 out of 19 from the free throw line (78.9%). The Spartans permitted San Diego State to knock down 26 out of their 57 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 45.6% in this contest. At the conclusion of this game, the Spartans went 21 out of 51 from the field which gave them a rate of 41.2%. In terms of three-point attempts, San Jose State made 9 out of their 26 tries (34.6%). They were able to convert 11 of them for a percentage of 61.1%. San Diego State committed 17 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Spartans to the free throw line for a total of 18 tries. They turned it over 13 times, while getting 2 steals in this matchup. The Spartans were able to snag 24 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards totaling 32 for the contest.
MJ Amey ended up being a factor for the Spartans in this contest. He converted 8 of 16 for this game for a field goal rate of 50.0%, and tallied 12 rebounds. He racked up 23 points in his 37 minutes on the hardwood and added 2 dimes in this contest.
San Jose State has a mark of 7-16 so far this season. On the offensive side of the court, the Spartans are hitting on 43.1% from the field, which has them ranked 234th in college basketball. San Jose State has scored 1,513 points for the season (65.8 per contest) and they snag 31.5 boards per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 13.2 times per contest (173rd in college basketball) and they are giving up possession 12.8 times per game. The Spartans commit 15.9 personal fouls per contest and they go 67.0% from the free throw line.
The San Jose State defense gives up 35.6% on three-point shots (168 of 472) and their opponents are converting on 72.3% of their free throw attempts. They have given up 14.3 dimes and 36.6 rebounds per game, which is 298th and 287th in those categories on the defensive end. The Spartans are ranked 270th in college hoops in points given up per game with 72.3. They are forcing 10.3 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.9% from the field (316th in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Wyoming
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