Boise State Broncos vs. San Jose State Spartans ATS Prediction 01/12/19

Posts AdminArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The San Jose State Spartans (3-11, 0-2 MWC) and the Boise State Broncos (7-8, 2-0 MWC) face off at San Jose State Event Center. The Spartans will attempt to snap their five-game losing streak. The game begins at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

Boise State Broncos at San Jose State Spartans Betting Odds

In their last game, the Spartans lost big to the 10th-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack, 92-53, while the Broncos easily got past the San Diego State Aztecs, 88-64.

Boise State played a nearly perfect game. They had a ridiculous effective field goal percentage of 0.647 (above their season average of 0.533) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 30.8 (above their season average of 26.8). For those same stats, San Diego State was 0.435 and 21.9, respectively. San Jose State, on the other hand, had a better free throw rate (0.036 vs. 0.041). San Jose State was lifted by Michael Steadman, who recorded eight points and 12 rebounds. Derrick Alston, meanwhile fueled Boise State with 30 points.

The Broncos won the only game between these two teams last season, 94-71. The Broncos’ offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest advantage over the Spartans. Boise State had a rate of 20.7, while San Jose State posted a mark of 8.0. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

The physical San Jose State offense looks poised to dominate from the free throw line. The Spartans currently rank 78th in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.271, while Boise State ranks 234th in FTA rate allowed (0.245).

Boise State Broncos at San Jose State Spartans ATS Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – San Jose State, ATS Winner – Boise State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Boise State ranks 85th in three pointers allowed per game (21.2) while San Jose State ranks 244th (27.2).
  • The Broncos rank 12th in rebounds allowed per game (29.9) while the Spartans rank 80th (33.6).
  • Boise State allows the 21st-fewest blocks per game (2.3) while San Jose State ranks 34th (2.6).
  • The Broncos rank 38th in assists allowed per game (10.9) while the Spartans rank 183rd (14.7).
  • Boise State ranks 45th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while San Jose State ranks 179th (9.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Spartans have scored an average of 60.8 points per game (6.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 81.2 points per game (4.5 above their season average).
  • The Broncos’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 7.4, up from 4.3 for the season.