Santa Clara Broncos (6-0) at San Jose State Spartans (1-2)
College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Provident Credit Union Event Center)
The Line: San Jose State Spartans +7.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Santa Clara Broncos and San Jose State Spartans meet Friday in college basketball action at the Provident Credit Union Event Center.
The Santa Clara Broncos look for another win to build on their 6-0 record. The Santa Clara Broncos are averaging 69.7 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 58.3 points on 33.5 percent shooting. Josip Vrankic is averaging 18.2 points and 8.8 rebounds while Keshawn Justice is averaging 10.8 points and 7.7 rebounds. Jaden Bediako is grabbing 8.5 rebounds and Jalen Williams is dishing one assist. The Santa Clara Broncos are shooting 27.2 percent from beyond the arc and 64.9 percent from the free throw line. The Santa Clara Broncos are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.7 rebounds per game.
The San Jose State Spartans look for a win to get back to a .500 record. The San Jose State Spartans are averaging 73 points on 39.7 percent shooting and allowing 83.3 points on 45 percent shooting. Richard Washington is averaging 26.3 points and 1.7 assists while Seneca Knight is averaging 13 points and seven rebounds. Omari Moore is the third double-digit scorer and Ralph Agee is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The San Jose State Spartans are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The San Jose State Spartans are allowing 26.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34. rebounds per game.
The Broncos are 7-18-2 ATS in their last 27 Friday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Spartans are 16-7 ATS in their last 23 Friday games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 21-8 in Broncos last 29 road games. The over is 5-1 in Spartans last 6 home games. The road team is 16-4-1 ATS in the last 21 meetings.
The Santa Clara Broncos are currently one of the better defensive teams in the country, and they haven't allowed 70 points yet this season through six games. The San Jose State Spartans have been fade material for the last few years and it doesn't look like this season will be any different with them shooting under 40 percent through three games. Give me Santa Clara in a comfortable road win.