Michigan State vs. Boise State - 11/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (3-2) at Michigan State Spartans (5-0)
College Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at pm (Titan Gym)
The Line: Michigan State Spartans -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boise State Broncos and Michigan State Spartans meet Friday at the Titan Gym.
The Boise State Broncos are coming off a Thanksgiving victory over UC Irvine. The Boise State Broncos are averaging 84 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Anthony Drmic is averaging 18 points and 1.7 assists while James Webb III is averaging 16 points and 8.8 rebounds. Mikey Thompson is dishing five assists and Chandler Hutchison is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Boise State Broncos are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. Boise State made 11 threes and turned the ball over 16 times in its seven-point win over the Anteaters. The Boise State Broncos have now made 53 threes in just five games.
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The Michigan State Spartans are fresh off a Thanksgiving victory over Boston College The Michigan State Spartans are averaging 88.2 points on 52.6 percent shooting and allowing 61.4 points on 36.9 percent shooting. Denzel Valentine is averaging 15.3 points and nine rebounds while Bryn Forbes is averaging 12.8 points and 1.3 rebounds. Deyonta Davis is grabbing seven rebounds and Matt McQuaid is dishing three assists. The Michigan State Spartans are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. Michigan State made 11 threes and turned the ball over only seven times in its 31-point win over the Eagles. The Michigan State Spartans have now won seven straight regular season games.
Boise State relies a litle too much on the deep ball for my taste. Michigan State's defense should be able to limit quality looks and give the Broncos problems. So, while there's no line yet, I am leaning the Spartans in this contest.