Boise State vs San Jose State Prediction - College Basketball Picks 1/5/24

San Jose State Spartans (7-7) vs Boise State Broncos (9-4)

Game Info: Friday, January 5, 2024 at 10:30 pm (Provident Credit Union Event Center)

Betting Odds: San Jose State Spartans +6 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Boise State Broncos and San Jose State Spartans face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at the Event Center Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Boise State vs San Jose State prediction.

A Good Start for Boise State This Season

Boise State comes into this game with a 9-4 record overall in the Mountain West standings but they have gone only 4-6 against the spread here. In the last game against Utah Valley, the offense scored 85 points and that led to the 22 point victory. Max Rice had a strong game putting up 22 points, three assists, and two rebounds. Boise State on the season is averaging 75.8 points while their defense is giving up 65.6 points per game. The defense is ranked 64th and they are going to need the defense to step up here. Chibuzo Agbo has been the top player for Boise State averaging 15.3 points while shooting 48.6 percent from the field. 

San Jose State Looks to Pick up Big Win

San Jose State faced off against Wyoming in the last game and they scored 73 points but it wasn’t enough as they ended up losing by two points. Two games ago against Santa Clara, San Jose State was able to secure the 81-78 victory. San Jose State on the season is averaging 75.5 points while their defense is giving up 71.4 points per game. The offense is ranked 174th in the league but in this game it will probably going to comedown to if the defense is going to be able to make enough stops. Myron Amey Jr. is averaging 13.9 points while shooting 42.5 percent from the field. 

Boise State vs San Jose State Betting Prediction 

Boise State is the better offensive team and they are also the better defensive team. Boise State is going to have no issue running up the score against the San Jose State defense and that is going to be the difference here as Boise State is going to get the job done here. San Jose State doesn’t have the offense to keep up and Boise State is going to get the job done. Back Boise State against the spread

Shane’s Pick Boise State -6

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