Santa Clara Broncos vs. San Jose State Spartans - 12/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (4-3) at Santa Clara Broncos (1-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Leavey Center)
The Line: Santa Clara Broncos -10 -- Over/Under: 131.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Jose State Spartans will travel to play the Santa Clara Broncos in a non-conference game on Saturday.
The Santa Clara Broncos are 1-7 and are coming off of a win against Boston College by a score of 62-45. Santa Clara came out and out played Boston College from the beginning of the game to grab the easy victory. Kai Healy led Santa Clara with 14 points and 7 rebounds in this game. Nate Kratch added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Santa Clara. Santa Clara out rebounded their opponent by a total of 39-34 and had 17 assists in their victory. Santa Clara is averaging 59.6 points per game while giving up 67 points per game. Santa Clara is also averaging 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game. Jared Brownridge is averaging 18.6 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for Santa Clara. Nate Kratch is averaging 8 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game for Santa Clara. Santa Clara is shooting 70.9% on free throws, 27.9% on three-pointers, and 37.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The San Jose State Spartans are 4-3 and are coming off of a win against Antelope Valley by a score of 90-60. San Jose State scored 57 second half points and blew out their NAIA opponent. Frank Rogers scored 20 points and 10 rebounds for San Jose State. Ryan Welage added 10 points and 5 rebounds for San Jose State. San Jose State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 58-26 and had 21 assists in their victory. San Jose State is averaging 71.3 points per game while giving up 74.4 points per game. San Jose State is also averaging 35.7 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game. Frank Rogers is averaging 16.8 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game for San Jose State. Ryan Welage is averaging 12.7 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game for San Jose State. San Jose State is shooting 57.6% on free throws, 30.7% on three-pointers, and 43.8% on all field goal attempts.
San Jose State is 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 road games. San Jose State is 2-9 ATS in their last 11 non-conference games. The over is 4-0 in San Jose State’s last 4 games overall. Santa Clara is 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 non-conference games. Santa Clara is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games. The over is 4-0 in Santa Clara’s last 4 games against the Mountain West. San Jose State is 1-4 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Santa Clara has started the season very poorly, but finely played well against Boston College. Santa Clara has trouble scoring, but their defense has been able to keep the opposition to low scoring games. Even though Santa Clara is at home, I think San Jose State will be able to keep it close.