Northern Arizona Lumberjacks at San Jose State Spartans Betting Prediction


The San Jose State Spartans (2-6) will be at home in the San Jose State Event Center when they go head-to-head against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (2-5). The game is scheduled to start at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks at San Jose State Spartans ATS Odds

Both teams defeated their last opponent. The Spartans defeated the Life Pacific Warriors 89-72, while the Lumberjacks beat the Jacksonville Dolphins 97-82.

Northern Arizona dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a turnover percentage of 11.5 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 39.5. Jacksonville put up marks of 20.0 and 24.2, respectively, for those same stats. The Spartans, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (51.4 vs. 3.4) and had a better free throw rate (0.317 vs. 0.265). San Jose State’s Michael Steadman had a solid performance, finishing with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Bernie Andre, meanwhile fueled Northern Arizona with 20 points and 14 rebounds.

Second-chance points could be hard to come by for Northern Arizona in this showdown. The Lumberjacks rank 243rd in offensive rebounding percentage (26.9 percent), while San Jose State ranks 59th in defensive rebounding percentage (74.6 percent) dating back to the 2017-18 season.

Northern Arizona at San Jose State ATS Pick

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

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • San Jose State ranks 131st in rebounds per game (36.3) while Northern Arizona ranks 234th (33.2).
  • The Lumberjacks rank 210th in three pointers allowed per game (24.5) while the Spartans rank 267th (28.0).
  • The Spartans rank 162nd in assists per game (13.0) while the Lumberjacks rank 258th (10.0).
  • Northern Arizona ranks 149th in steals per game (5.9) while San Jose State ranks 234th (4.2).