Boise State vs. San Jose State - 1/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (2-16) at Boise State Broncos (12-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Taco Bell Arena)
The Line: Boise State Broncos -22.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The San Jose State Spartans and Boise State Broncos play Wednesday at the Taco Bell Arena.
The San Jose State Spartans have lost eight straight games and play their seventh true road game. On the season, San Jose State is averaging 52.2 points on 35.3 percent shooting and is allowing 69.9 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Rashad Muhammad is averaging 12.7 points and 2.5 rebounds while Jaleel Williams is averaging 9.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Darryl Gaynor II is dishing 2.1 assists and Ivo Basor is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The San Jose State Spartans are allowing 40.6 percent shooting from downtown and have given up 70 or more points in five of their last seven games. Offensively, San Jose State is shooting 62.5 percent from the line and 28 percent from beyond the arc. San Jose State is one of the worst teams in all of college basketball.
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The Boise State Broncos have split their last eight games and look for their third MWC win. On the season, Boise State is averaging 69.6 points on 44.9 percent shooting and is allowing 64.9 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Derrick Marks is averaging 18.6 points and 3.1 assists while James Webb III is averaging 10.1 points and seven rebounds. Mikey Thompson is dishing 1.9 assists and Nick Duncan is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Boise State Broncos have seven players averaging at least 4.2 points, and they’re shooting 73.4 percent from the line and 38.5 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Boise State is allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last six games. Boise State is 6-1 SU on its home court.
The Spartans are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 road games and 16-39-2 ATS in their last 57 games overall. The Broncos are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Mountain West. The Spartans are 0-7 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Boise State and 2-9 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
Once again, SJSU is one of the worst teams in the country that has most of its key players either suspended or no longer on the team. While this may be a truckload of points, it's that way for a reason. Boise State should win a real ugly game.