Washington State vs. San Jose State - 11/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (1-3) at Washington State Cougars (3-2)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Friel Court)
The Line: Washington State Cougars -9.5 -- Over/Under: 150 See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Washington State Cougars and the San Jose State Spartans face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The Washington State Cougars are 3-2 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Loyola-IL in their last game. Washington State is averaging 78 points per game and they are shooting 49 percent from the floor and 35.7 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 79.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Josh Hawkinson leads the Cougars averaging 17.6 points and 11.6 rebounds per game. Conor Clifford is averaging 13.8 points for WSU, Ike Iroegbu is averaging 11.6 points, and Malachi Flynn is averaging 9.8 points. Washington State looks like they will need to improve in a hurry if they hope to compete in the Pac-12.
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The San Jose State Spartans are 1-3 this season and they have lost their last 3 games. San Jose State is averaging 66.3 points per game and they are shooting 39.8 percent from the floor and 35 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 78 points per game and their opponents are shooting 53.7 percent. Brandon Clarke leads the Spartans averaging 18.3 points and 8 rebounds per game. Ryan Welage is averaging 12.3 points for SJSU, Jalen James is averaging 9 points, and Jaycee Hillsman is averaging 8.3 points. San Jose State was blown out by St. Mary’s last time out but they covered the spread getting 27.5 points.
Washington State is 4-0 against the spread against the Mountain West, Washington State is 5-0 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 home games. Washington State is 14-5-1 against the spread in their last 20 road games, 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 2-6 against the spread against the Pac-12.
Washington State needs a feel good game and I believe they found one here and I see them getting the win and cover.