Boise State at San Diego State: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction

Boise State at San Diego State: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction Photo by Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego State Aztecs (18-4) vs Boise State Broncos (18-5)

Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl)

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The Boise State Broncos will travel to Viejas Arena to take on the 22nd ranked San Diego State Aztecs this Saturday afternoon in College Basketball action.

The Boise State Broncos will look to avoid a 2-game sweep at the hands of the San Diego State Aztecs after the Broncos lost the Aztecs by a 78-66 margin in OT this past Thursday night. Boise State was able to fight back from a 34-17 2nd half deficit to force OT, however, the Broncos offense struggled in OT and could not fight back after the Aztecs took a 70-63 lead with 3:35 left in OT. Boise State shot 36.4% from the field and 30.0% from beyond the arc while San Diego State shot 45.0% from the field and 31.6% from beyond the arc. Boise State won the turnover battle by a 17-16 margin, however, was outrebounded by San Diego State by a 44-30 margin in the loss. Leading the way for the Broncos was Derrick Alston Jr. (29 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists) while the Aztecs were led by Matt Mitchell (24 points, 9 rebounds, 1 steal).

On the season, Boise State is averaging 77.3 ppg on 46.0% shooting from the field. The Broncos are averaging 7.8 three-pointers per game on 34.7% shooting from beyond the arc. Offensively, Boise State has been led by Derrick Alston Jr. (18.2 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.3 apg), Abu Kigab (12.5 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.3 spg), Marcus Shaver Jr. (10.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.3 spg), & RayJ Dennis (9.2 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 3.2 apg, 1.3 spg).

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Defensively, Boise State is holding their opponents to an average of 65.5 ppg on 42.6% shooting from the field. The Broncos have a rebound margin of 3.5 and a turnover margin of 3.6.

On the season, San Diego State is averaging 75.1 ppg on 46.0% shooting from the field. The Aztecs are averaging 9.0 three-pointers per game on 38.4% shooting from beyond the arc. Offensively, San Diego State has been led by Matt Mitchell (15.6 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.4 spg), Jordan Schakel (14.2 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 1.1 apg, 1.1 spg), Nathan Mensah (8.6 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 1.5 bpg), & Trey Pulliam (6.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 3.2 apg, 1.2 spg).

Defensively, San Diego State is holding their opponents to an average of 60.1 ppg on 38.8% shooting from the field. The Aztecs have a rebound margin of 5.4 and a turnover margin of 3.7.

The Broncos are 14-3 ATS in their last 17 games following a straight up loss and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The Aztecs are 8-1 ATS in their last their last 9 games overall and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.

San Diego State was able to keep their 9-game winning streak alive with their win against Boise State on Thursday, however, you had to be impressed with the success that the Broncos had in the 2nd half against a very good San Diego State defense that ranks 6th in scoring defense & 7th in defensive FG%. Boise State has struggled a bit on the road this season, posting just a 4-5 overall record, however, this is a team that has top-25 level talent and as the Broncos are solid on both ends of the floor as they come into this game ranked 60th in scoring offense & 55th in scoring defense, I think the play here is to take Boise State and the points. Good Luck!

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Brett’s Pick Boise State Broncos +6

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