Boise State vs. San Jose State - 1/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (6-12) at Boise State Broncos (13-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Taco Bell Arena)
The Line: Boise State Broncos -18 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The San José State Spartans and Boise State Broncos square off Wednesday night at the Taco Bell Arena.
The San José State Spartans need a big victory after losing eight of their last 10 games. The San José State Spartans are averaging 68.7 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 75.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Frank Rogers is averaging 13.2 points and 7.2 rebounds while Ryan Welage is averaging 12.6 points and 1.3 assists. Princeton Onwas is the third double-digit scorer and Isaac Thornton is dishing 2.5 assists. The San José State Spartans are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. San Jose is allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.5 turnovers per game. The San José State Spartans have lost 20 of their last 21 road games.
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The Boise State Broncos look to stay red hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Boise State Broncos are averaging 74.4 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 70.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting. James Webb III is averaging 16.4 points and 8.8 rebounds while Anthony Drmic is averaging 12.9 points and 1.4 assists. Nick Duncan is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Mikey Thompson is dishing 4.3 assists. The Boise State Broncos are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. Boise State is allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.4 turnovers per game. The Boise State Broncos have won 17 of their last 18 home games.
The Spartans are 10-1-1 ATS in their last 12 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Broncos are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 23-11 ATS in their last 34 games overall. The Spartans are 1-10 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Boise State and 5-16 ATS in the last 21 meetings overall.
San Jose State has been brutally bad on the road over the years and doesn't have much offensive firepower. Not good going against an above-average Boise State team that rarely loses at Taco Bell Arena. The Broncos win in a blowout.