Air Force vs. San Jose State - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (5-8) at Air Force Falcons (9-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Clune Arena)
The Line: Air Force Falcons -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Mountain West
The Air Force Falcons and the San Jose State Spartans face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Air Force Falcons are 9-4 this season and they have won their last three games. Air Force is averaging 72.4 points per game as they are shooting 44.5 percent from the floor while defensively they allowing 69.7 points and heir opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Hayden Graham leads the Falcons averaging 15.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. Trevor Lyons is averaging 14.3 points, Zach Moer is averaging 10.3 points, and Zach Kocur is averaging 9.8 points. Air Force s averaging just 67.6 percent from the free throw line.
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The San Jose State Spartans are 5-8 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. SJSU is averaging 77 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.4 percent. Frank Rogers leads eh Spartans averaging 15.2 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Ryan Welage is averaging 10.9 points and 6.4 rebounds, Princeton Owens is averaging 9.9 points, and Cody Schwartz is averaging 8.5 points. San Jose State has played a tough schedule but heir defense just hasn’t been good enough.
Air Force is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, 2-6 against the spread against the MWC, and 0-4 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. San Jose State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 7-3 against the spread following a loss, and 5-21-1 against the spread against a team with a wining record.
Air Force is the better team so even though the trends here work against them they are my play.