San Jose State vs Boise State Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/20/24

Boise State (17-8) vs San Jose State (9-17)

Game Info: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 10:30 pm (ExtraMile Arena)

Betting Odds: Boise State -15.5 - Over/Under: 141.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Boise State Broncos will host the San Jose State Spartans for a matchup in the Mountain West this Tuesday from the ExtraMile Arena on FS1. Boise State leads the head-to-head series, 39-4, and they enter as 15.5-point home favorites, with the total hovering 141.5. Stay tuned for our San Jose State vs Boise State Prediction. 

San Jose State Spartans Preview

San Jose State moved to 7-8 after losing to Wyoming at home, 80-75. The Spartans had their rally cut short by the Cowboys, and they’ll look to avoid being swept by the Broncos here in Boise. SJSU is scoring 71.9 points per game, on 45.8% shooting, while allowing 71.8 ppg, and they’re currently 10th in the MWC with a 2-11 record in league play. The Spartans are 4-6 over their last ten games, and they’ve gone 1-9 on the road this season. San Jose State will meet Nevada and San Diego State after this game.

San Jose State Team Profile

  • Junior guard Myron Amey Jr. led the way with 25 points in the win over Air Force, and he’s first on SJSU in scoring (15.5), while grabbing 4.8 rpg. 
  • Junior forward Tibet Gorener has struggled from the field over his last six outings, hbut he’s still second in the team 12.3 ppg.
  • Veteran guard Alvaro Cardenas went for 22 points in the win over Air Force, and he’s averaging 13.4 ppg and a team-leading 5.6 apg, but he missed 

Boise State Broncos Preview

Boise State moved to 17-8 after defeating Fresno State at home, 90-66. The Broncos pushed the Bulldogs around for 40 minutes, and they’ll look to bring the same pressure to the Spartans this Tuesday. Boise St. is scoring 74.3 points per game, on 45.0% shooting, while allowing 65.3 ppg, and they’re currently third in the Mountain West with a 8-4 record in league play. The Broncos are 6-4 over their last ten games, and they’ve gone 11-2 in Boise this season. 

Boise State Team Profile

  • Spokane native Tyson Degenhart has scored 24 points or more in three of the last five games, and he leads Boise in scoring (16.1), while grabbing 5.6 rpg.
  • Senior guard Chibuzo Agbo led the way with 16 points in the January 24th win over Fresno,  and he’s averaging 14.0 ppg and 4.9 rpg. 
  • St. John’s transfer O’mar Stanley grabbed 14 boards in the ranked win over New Mexico,  and he leads the Broncos in rebounding (6.3), while scoring 12.8 ppg.   

San Jose State vs Boise State Trends

  • SJSU is 10-15 against the spread, with a 17-8 O/U record
  • BSU is 12-11 ATS, with a 12-11 over/under record.

San Jose State vs Boise State Prediction  

Boise State really asserted themselves against Fresno State, and I believe they’ll have similar success here against San Jose State. If SJSU point guard Alvaro Cardenas misses this contest, it may be a long night for the visitors, as they’ve dropped ten of their last eleven games, and may head into this battle without their leader. The number is massive, but there’s little chance of an upset here, so let’s back Boise State this Tuesday.

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