Yale vs San Diego State Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/24/24

San Diego State (25-10) vs Yale (23-9)

Game Info: Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 9:40 pm (Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena)

Betting Odds: San Diego State -5.5 -- Over/Under: 129 Click Here for the Latest Odds

In this article, we will formulate a San Diego State vs Yale betting prediction for this college basketball showdown on Sunday, March 24th at the Spokane Center. We will take a look at: 

-The San Diego State Aztecs recent form and recent player performance

-The Yale Bulldogs recent form and recent player performance

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between San Diego State and Yale. 

San Diego State Tested Against UAB

San Diego State faced off against UAB in the first game, and they were able to secure the 69-65 victory. Jaedon LeDee had a strong game, putting up 32 points and eight rebounds. San Diego State lost to New Mexico in the Mountain West Tournament, but they did beat Utah State and UNLV before that.  San Diego State is having a strong season, and they are averaging 74.4 points while their defense is giving up 66.5 points per game. Jaedon LeDee is having a strong season, averaging 21.4 points while shooting 55.9 percent from the field. 

What a Win for Yale on Friday

Yale in the last game faced off against Auburn, and it took 44 points in the second half, but they were able to secure the 78-76 victory. It took 44 points in the second half to get the job done. Josh Poulakidis had a strong game, putting 28 points, two rebounds, and two assists. Yale is averaging 75.3 points, while their defense is giving up 66.9 points per game. The offense is going to need to be good here. Danny Wolf has been the top player, averaging 14.3 points while shooting 47.7 percent from the field. 

San Diego State Aztecs Team Facts

  • San Diego State has won each of its last nine Sunday games.
  • Each of San Diego State's last 10 NCAA Tournament night games have produced a total of 132+ points.
  • San Diego State has won the first half in each of its last five games against non-Conference opponents.

Yale Bulldogs Team Facts

  • Yale has lost 10 of its last 11 games against AP-ranked opponents.
  • Sixteen of Yale's last 17 night games have produced a total of 131+ points.
  • Yale has lost the first half in 10 of its last 11 games against AP-ranked opponents.

Matchup/League Facts

  • San Diego State ranks 23rd among Division 1 teams for opponent three-point percentage this season (30.6%).
  • San Diego State ranks 24th among Division 1 teams for opponent field goal percentage this season (40.6%).
  • Yale ranks 13th among Division 1 teams for turnovers per game this season (9.5).
  • Yale ranks 17th among Division 1 teams for turnover percentage this season (12.3%).

San Diego State vs Yale Betting Prediction

Yale put up a fight in the first game, and they are going to do it again here. San Diego State didn’t look all that impressive against UAB, and it’s going to be much of the same here. Yale is averaging 75.3 points per game, and they are going to find success in this game. San Diego State’s offense isn’t going to run away with the game, and Yale will come out ahead. Back Yale against the spread. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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