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San Diego State vs BYU 11/11/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

BYU Cougars (1-0) vs. San Diego State Aztecs (1-0)
November 11, 2022 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: San Diego State Aztecs -10 / BYU Cougars +10; Over/Under: +136
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The BYU Cougars and the San Diego State Aztecs meet in college basketball action from the Viejas Arena on Friday night.

The BYU Cougars will try to build on a 60-56 win over Idaho State from their season opener. Fousseyni Traore had a team-high 15 points on 5 of 9 shooting with a team-high 11 rebounds for the double-double while Spencer Johnson added 11 points and Gideon George had 10 points with 8 rebounds to cap off the trio of double-digit scorers for BYU in the win.

The San Diego State Aztecs will be out to build on an 80-57 win over Cal State-Fullerton last time out. Darrion Trammell led the way with 18 points on 6 of 7 shooting with 4 threes while Lamont Butler had 11 points on 5 of 10 shooting with a team-high 6 assists and Jaedon LeDee added 11 points of his own with 3 assists. Nathan Mensah added 10 points on 5 of 6 shooting with a team-high 6 rebounds to cap off the scoring in double figures in the winning effort for San Diego State.

BYU is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a win while the over is 4-1 in their last 5 games following an ATS loss. San Diego State is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games against a team with a winning record while the over is 6-1 in their last 7 home games.

I get the case to be made for either side here as these games are usually entertaining. However, I don’t like the shape of this BYU offense as I just don’t think it has the same offensive potential that past BYU teams have had, and that’s not good against a San Diego State team that can lock down defensively and has the better starting five between the two here. Give me San Diego State in this one.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: San Diego State -10

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