San Diego State vs. Boise State - 3/6/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Boise State Broncos (20-11) at San Diego State Aztecs (29-1)
College Basketball: Friday, March 6, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
The Line: San Diego State Aztecs -9 -- Over/Under: 134.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Boise State Broncos (20-11, CONF 12-7) and San Diego State Aztecs (29-1, CONF 17-1) face off in the Mountain West Tournament semifinals at the Thomas and Mack Center. San Diego State knocked off Boise State 72-55 earlier this season.
Boise State probably needs to win the conference tournament to make the NCAA tournament, but if they can win this game, they are only one more win from making it happen. Coming into this game Boise State has won nine of the last ten games, including a big win on Thursday against the UNLV Runnin Rebels.
The defense stepped up big time in the first half for Boise State, and in the second half it was the offense that dropped 38 points.
Forward Roderick Williams was the star of the Broncos putting up 23 points and 15 rebounds 31 minutes.
San Diego State Aztecs haven’t looked as impressive the last couple of weeks and they haven’t looked as impressive as of late. At half time on Thursday, San Diego State was down four points to the Air Force Falcons.
In the second half it was the Aztecs offense who dropped 40 points and that led to the victory, and hope for a one seed is still there. It was a balanced attack for the Aztecs with four players putting up at least ten points. Guard Jordan Schakel was the star of the show putting up 17 points and four rebounds in 31 minutes. San Diego State is playing with fire falling behind, and they can’t let that happen again in this game.
The under is 8-1 in Boise State’s last nine games overall. Boise State is 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games overall. San Diego State is 20-7 in their last 27 games played on Friday. The under is 14-6 in the last 20 meetings between Boise State and San Diego State.
Boise State looked good against UNLV and San Deigo State struggled even if the score didn't say it against Air Force. Look for Boise State to keep this game close and cover the spread.