Bethune-Cookman Wildcats at San Jose State Spartans ATS Prediction

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The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (4-5) will travel to the San Jose State Event Center to go head-to-head with the San Jose State Spartans (1-6). Action begins at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

Bethune-Cookman Wildcats at San Jose State Spartans Betting Odds

In their last game, the Spartans beat the Life Pacific Warriors, 89-72, while the Wildcats got blown out by the DePaul Blue Demons, 80-58.

San Jose State dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 51.4 and a free throw rate of 0.317. Life Pacific was 3.4 and 0.265, respectively, for those same stats. Bethune-Cookman, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (17.1 vs. 15.6). San Jose State was led by Michael Steadman, who contributed 15 points and 13 rebounds. Cletrell Pope had a good outing for Bethune-Cookman, putting up 11 points and nine rebounds.

The ineffective offense of San Jose State will go head-to-head against the top-notch defense of Bethune-Cookman. Dating back to last season, the Spartans rank 338th in offensive efficiency, while the Wildcats are 27th in defensive efficiency. The Wildcats figure to have the edge on that end of the court. Also, the Wildcats, who rank 23rd in offensive rebounding percentage (33.8 percent), will battle against the Spartans, who rank 50th in defensive rebounding percentage (74.7 percent).

Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs. San Jose State Spartans Betting Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – San Jose State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Bethune-Cookman ranks seventh in steals per game (6.9) while San Jose State ranks 292nd (4.3).
  • The Wildcats rank 43rd in blocks per game (4.0) while the Spartans rank 247th (2.3).
  • Bethune-Cookman ranks 158th in three pointers attempted per game (23.4) while San Jose State ranks 316th in three pointers allowed per game (27.9).
  • The Spartans rank 56th in rebounds allowed per game (32.6) while the Wildcats rank 262nd (38.4).
  • Bethune-Cookman ranks 86th in assists per game (15.5) while San Jose State ranks 292nd in assists allowed per game (15.8).