The San Diego State Aztecs (13-2) travel to face off against the San Jose State Spartans (7-8) on Tuesday, January 9th. This game will be played at Provident Credit Union Event Center in San Jose and televised on CBSS. San Diego State is coming off a win in their previous game, while San Jose State is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Boise State. Tip-off is set for 11:00 ET.
San Diego State Aztecs vs San Jose State Spartans
The San Diego State Aztecs Are Coming Off A Win
San Diego State is looking to extend its win streak to six games when it takes on San Jose State on the road. So far this season, the Aztecs are 13-2, including a perfect 8-0 record at home and a 3-2 mark on the road.
For the year, San Diego State has been favored in 10 of its 15 games, going 9-1 in those contests. Over the team’s last 10 road games, it has gone 6-4.
San Diego State has an overall ATS record of 6-7 this season. They are 4-6 vs. the spread when favored and 2-1 when the underdog. On the road, the Aztecs are 2-3 ATS this year and 3-7 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.
San Diego State’s over/under record for the season sits at 7-6, and the average scoring total in their games is 143.4. So far, 8 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s line of 138.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points, and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.
The San Jose State Spartans Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
San Jose State is 7-8 overall this season and 0-2 in Mountain West play. They have lost two straight games, including their most recent game against Boise State by a score of 78-69. The Spartans are 4-3 at home this season, and over their last ten games at home, they are 6-4.
For the year, San Jose State is 2-5 when listed as the underdog, and they are 3-3 when favored. They have been the underdog in seven of their 15 games this season. So far, the Spartans have gone 7-6 in non-conference play and 1-5 on the road.
San Jose State has an ATS record of 6-7 this season, going 3-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Spartans are 6-4 ATS.
San Jose State’s over/under record this year is 10-3 and the average scoring total in their games is 145.5 points. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (136.7). So far, 9 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 3-0.
San Diego State Offense Breakdown
In contrast to their season average of 77.1 points per game, the San Diego State had a below average performance. They scored 72 points against UNLV and had a field goal percentage of 45.8%. Jaedon LeDee led the scoring for the Aztecs, contributing 20 points. Additionally, Micah Parrish chipped in with 14 points.
|Jaedon LeDee (F)
|Reese Waters (G)
|Micah Parrish (G)
San Jose State Offense Breakdown
The San Jose State offense is coming off a game where they scored 69 points against Boise State. They posted a field goal percentage of 42.4% and connected on 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Myron Amey Jr., who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15, while Alvaro Cardenas Torre also maintains a PPG average of 13.6 leading up to the game.
|Myron Amey Jr. (G)
|Alvaro Cardenas Torre (G)
|Tibet Gorener (F)
San Diego State Team Defense
In the current season, the San Diego State defense has excelled, sitting 50th in the nation by allowing 65.2 points per game. Against UNLV in their most recent game, the San Diego State defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing UNLV to hit 45% of their shots.
San Jose State Team Defense
So far, the Spartans’ defense is ranked 172nd in the country at 71.8 points per contest. The San Jose State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 78 points and allowed Boise State to connect on 7 threes.
Aztecs vs Spartans Trends
- Through their last five road contests, the Aztecs offense has averaged 72 points per game while allowing an average of 68. San Diego State posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 2-3 ATS.
- In their last ten games at home, the Spartans have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 64 points per game in these contests.
- Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Spartans have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-4.
- San Diego State has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.
Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +10.5, the Spartans is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.
As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 138.5, and our model projects the Aztecs and Spartans to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the over.
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