Boise State Broncos at San Diego State Aztecs ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The seventh-ranked San Diego State Aztecs (16-0, 5-0 MWC) try to remain unbeaten when they clash with the Boise State Broncos (11-6, 3-2 MWC) at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl. The game begins at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Boise State Broncos at San Diego State Aztecs Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Aztecs easily got past the Wyoming Cowboys 72-52, while the Broncos beat the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels 73-66.

The Broncos knocked down 23 of their 31 free throws (74.2 percent) and held the Runnin’ Rebels to an effective field goal percentage of 0.426 (below their season average of 0.492). The Aztecs, meanwhile, had a fantastic effective field goal percentage of 0.604 (above their season average of 0.531) and had a free throw rate of 0.292 (above their season average of 0.206). Malachi Flynn had a solid performance for San Diego State, putting up 19 points. Derrick Alston Jr., meanwhile was a key piece for Boise State with 26 points and 10 rebounds.

This was a highly contested series last year, as the teams split their two games last season. In the last game, the Aztecs won 71-65. San Diego State’s rebounding was their largest strength. The Aztecs had 17 offensive rebounds and 43 total rebounds, while the Broncos had nine and 25, respectively. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

The high-octane offense of San Diego State (17th in the nation with an offensive efficiency of 112.7) will face off against the mid-tier defense of Boise State (132nd in the nation with a defensive efficiency of 96.2). The Aztecs figure to have the advantage on that side of the ball. Moreover, the Broncos commit the 34th-fewest errors in the nation (turnover percentage of 16.7 percent), while the ball-hawking defense of the Aztecs causes the 56th-most (opponents’ turnover percentage of 22.7 percent).

Boise State vs. San Diego State Odds Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – San Diego State, ATS Winner – San Diego State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • San Diego State ranks 40th in assists per game (15.7) while Boise State ranks 150th (12.8).
  • The Aztecs rank 49th in steals allowed per game (5.6) while the Broncos rank 70th (6.1).
  • San Diego State is 14th in the country with 2.2 blocks allowed per game while Boise State is 34th with 2.6 blocks allowed per game.
  • The Aztecs rank 34th in rebounds allowed per game (31.5) while the Broncos rank 90th (33.6).
  • Boise State averages 23.6 three pointers per game, which ranks 93rd in the NCAA. San Diego State ranks 118th in three pointers allowed per game (21.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Aztecs’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 16.4, down from 18.9 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Broncos have scored an average of 75.8 points per game (2.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 68.4 points per game (1.1 below their season average).