The San Diego State Aztecs (1-1) will be at home in Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl when they square off against the McNeese State Cowboys (1-1). Action starts at 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, November 17, 2017.
McNeese State Cowboys vs. San Diego State Aztecs Betting Preview
The Cowboys won big over the Ecclesia Royals in their last matchup, 101-54. Kalob Ledoux was the games leading scorer with 20 points on 7-for-16 shooting. McNeese State played a perfect game. They had a turnover percentage of 12.4 and a free throw rate of 0.169. Ecclesia recorded marks of 33.3 and 0.088, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Aztecs last game, they were blown out by the Arizona State Sun Devils, 90-68. Trey Kell led San Diego State in scoring with 16 points on 6-for-14 shooting. Arizona State made good use of their 25 trips to the free throw line, making 20 of them (80.0 percent). San Diego State, meanwhile, was 10-14 (71.4 percent).
From an effective field goal percentage perspective, San Diego State should have a substantial advantage. Since the 2016-17 season, the Aztecs defense ranks ninth in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.449), while the McNeese State offense ranks 298th in effective field goal percentage (0.478).
McNeese State Cowboys at San Diego State Aztecs Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – San Diego State, ATS Winner – San Diego State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Aztecs average 6.9 steals per game, which ranks 79th in the NCAA. The Cowboys rank 142nd in steals allowed per game (6.2).
- San Diego State ranks 42nd in assists allowed per game (11.4) while McNeese State ranks 256th (14.8).
- The Aztecs rank 121st in rebounds per game (36.5) while the Cowboys rank 316th in rebounds allowed per game (41.0).
- San Diego State ranks 29th in blocks per game (4.9) while McNeese State ranks 152nd (3.2).