San Jose State Spartans vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 11/12/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Jose State Spartans vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Sunday, November 12, 2023
Location: United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX
United Supermarkets Arena is the location where the Texas Tech Red Raiders (1-0) will meet the San Jose State Spartans (2-0) on Sunday.
The San Jose State Spartans faced off with Bethesda and walked away with a win by a score of 117-72 in their last game. San Jose State finished with a 58.7% FG percentage (44 out of 75) and made 11 out of their 30 shots from 3-point land. At the charity stripe, the Spartans knocked down 18 of 24 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. When talking about rebounding, they compiled 46 with 15 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 28 dimes in this game in addition to forcing the opposition into 15 turnovers and earning 9 steals. Concerning defense, San Jose State allowed their opponent to shoot 41.0% from the field on 25 out of 61 shooting. Bethesda totaled 5 dimes and had 8 steals for the contest. On top of that, Bethesda pulled down 20 rebounds (2 offensive, 18 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Bethesda ended up shooting 81.3% from the free throw line by knocking down 13 of their 16 shots. They knocked down 9 of 26 attempts from long range. With respect to personal fouls, the Spartans ended up walking away with 14 and Bethesda had 20 personal fouls.
Tibet Gorener is one player who was a major contributor in the matchup. He went 73.3% from the floor but wasn't able to get an assist. He played 25 minutes and totaled 9 boards. He racked up 26 points on 11 of 15 shooting.
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San Jose State comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 2-0 on the campaign. They are losing possession via turnover 14.5 times per game and as a team they are committing 16.5 fouls per contest. As a team, San Jose State is snagging 39.0 boards per game and has racked up 41 assists for the campaign, which has them ranked 11th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. The Spartans are connecting on 35.3% on three-point attempts (18 of 51) and 78.7% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 94.5 pts per game (58th in the nation) on 53.6% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Spartans are forcing their opponents into 15.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 20.5 personal fouls. They rank 236th in D-1 in giving up assists with 16 relinquished for the campaign. The Spartans defense is allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 41.4% (48 of 116) and they concede 27.5 rebounds per contest as a unit. They concede 28.9% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 189th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (68.0).
When they last stepped on the court, the Texas Tech Red Raiders went home victorious with a score of 73-46 against Texas A&M Commerce. When talking about rebounding, Texas Tech permitted Texas A&M Commerce to get 30 in all (8 offensive). They shot 14.3% from three-point range by shooting 5 out of 35 and finished the game at 1 out of 1 from the free throw line (100.0%). The Red Raiders permitted Texas A&M Commerce to convert 20 of 67 tries from the floor which had them shooting 29.9% for the game. When the game finished, the Red Raiders finished shooting 22 for 53 from the field which gave them a percentage of 41.5%. In the matter of shots from distance, Texas Tech converted 5 of their 23 tries (21.7%). They were able to convert 24 of the free throws for a rate of 82.8%. Texas A&M Commerce had 18 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Red Raiders to the free throw line for a total of 29 attempts. They coughed up the ball 16 times, while getting 5 steals for the contest. The Red Raiders snagged 34 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards for a total of 44 in this game.
Pop Isaacs ended up having an impact for the Red Raiders for the game. He scored 19 points in his 29 mins of playing time and tallied 1 assist for the matchup. He converted 5 of 15 for the contest giving him a rate of 33.3%, and tallied 4 rebounds.
Texas Tech has a win-loss record of 1-0 so far this year. When it comes to executing on offense, the Red Raiders are hitting on 41.5% from the floor, which has them ranked 247th in D-1. Texas Tech has 73 points on the campaign and they pull down 48.0 boards per contest. They are earning an assist 11.0 times per game (278th in the country) and they are losing possession via turnover 18.0 times per game. The Red Raiders commit 9.0 fouls every game and they go 82.8% from the charity stripe.
The Texas Tech defense surrenders 14.3% on shots from behind the 3-point line (5 of 35) and their opponents are connecting on 100.0% of their free throw shots. They concede 9.0 dimes and 31.0 boards per contest, which is ranked 109th and 111th in Division 1. The Red Raiders defensively are ranked 30th in D-1 in points allowed per game with 46.0. They are able to force 14.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 29.9% from the floor (39th in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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