Boise State vs. San Diego State - 2/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs (18-5) at Boise State Broncos (16-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Taco Bell Arena)
The Line: Boise State Broncos 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The San Diego State Aztecs and Boise State Broncos meet Sunday at the Taco Bell Arena.
The San Diego State Aztecs have won six of their last seven games and are chasing a MWC title. On the season, SDSU is averaging 62.2 points on 41.3 percent shooting and is allowing 53.7 points on 37.9 percent shooting. Aqeel Quinn is averaging 11.2 points and 1.3 assists while Winston Shepard is averaging 10.1 points and five rebounds. J.J. O'Brien is grabbing 5.3 rebounds and Trey Kell is shooting 37.5 percent from the field. The San Diego State Aztecs have five players averaging at least six points, and they’re shooting 62.5 percent from the line and 31.5 percent from deep. Defensively, San Diego State is allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 63 or less points in 12 of its last 13 games.
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The Boise State Broncos have won six straight and are back in the MWC race. On the season, Boise State is averaging 71.3 points on 45.9 percent shooting and is allowing 64.2 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Derrick Marks is averaging 19.8 points and three assists while James Webb III is averaging 10.7 points and seven rebounds. Nick Duncan is grabbing 3.5 rebounds and Mikey Thompson is shooting 38.6 percent from the field. The Boise State Broncos have five players averaging at least five points, and they’re shooting 72.7 percent from the line and 41 percent from deep. Defensively, Boise State is allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in four of its last five games.
The Aztecs are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Broncos are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 home games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The road team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
San Diego State has ben shaky at best on the road this season and could be in trouble if the Broncos start hitting shots from the outside. In a toss up game, I'm going with the Broncos at home.