San Jose State Spartans at Stanford Cardinal Free Prediction

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The Stanford Cardinal (5-4) will be at home in Maples Pavilion when they take on the San Jose State Spartans (3-6). The game will air on Pac-12 Network at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

San Jose State Spartans at Stanford Cardinal ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Cardinal had no trouble getting past the Seattle Redhawks 96-74, while the Spartans were victorious over the Life Pacific Warriors 89-72.

San Jose State played a nearly perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 51.4 and a free throw rate of 0.317. For those same stats, Life Pacific was 3.4 and 0.265, respectively. The Cardinal, on the other hand, had a much better free throw rate (0.482 vs. 0.188) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.616 vs. 0.484). Stanford received a boost from KZ Okpala, who contributed 29 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. Michael Steadman, meanwhile was a key piece for San Jose State with 15 points and 13 rebounds.

Stanford could have their way on defense as they square off against one of the country’s worst offenses. The Cardinal rank 36th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.488), while San Jose State is 281st in effective field goal percentage (0.486) dating back to last season.

San Jose State Spartans vs. Stanford Cardinal Free Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Stanford, ATS Winner – San Jose State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Stanford ranks second in three pointers allowed per game (21.2) while San Jose State ranks 254th (28.1).
  • The Spartans average 36.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 123rd in the country. The Cardinal rank 181st in rebounds allowed per game (34.2).
  • Stanford ranks 110th in steals per game (5.5) while San Jose State ranks 161st in steals allowed per game (7.5).
  • The Cardinal rank seventh in assists allowed per game (12.2) while the Spartans rank 214th (15.6).
  • Stanford ranks 23rd in blocks per game (3.8) while San Jose State ranks 165th (2.4).