Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Spartans and Aztecs. The game is starting at 11:00 ET on CBSS, and it’s hosted by the Aztecs at Viejas Arena in San Diego, CA. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Mountain West conference game currently have San Diego State as the -22 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 138.5 points.

SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS VS SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Jose State Spartans +22

This game will be played at Viejas Arena at 11:00 ET on Tuesday, February 27th.

WHY BET THE SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Aztecs.
  • Even though we have San Diego State winning straight-up, we like San Jose State at +22.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can San Jose State Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

San Jose State enters this game as 22-point underdogs, and they have gone 3-14 as underdogs this season. They are 9-19 overall, and their losing streak stands at three games. In their last game, they fell to Nevada by a score of 84-63.

On the road, the Spartans have gone just 2-10 this season, and their average margin of defeat is -10.0 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have gone just 1-9.

San Jose State’s ATS record for the season is 9-17, including a mark of 4-8 on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Spartans are just 2-8 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in San Jose State’s games this season of 139.6. So far, 12 of their games have had a lower over/under line than 138.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 144 points.

The San Jose State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 63 points vs. Nevada. Overall their field goal percentage was 39.7% while connecting on 9 threes. Myron Amey Jr. led the team in scoring, putting up 18 points. Additionally, Latrell Davis contributed 17 points for the Spartans.

Currently, the Spartans’ defense holds the 247th rank in the nation, allowing 75.0 points per game. In their most recent game, the San Jose State defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Nevada knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 84 points.

Do the Aztecs Have a Shot at a Home Win?

San Diego State is 13-0 at home this season, and they have won 10 straight games at home. Overall, the Aztecs are 21-7, and they are 17-2 when favored. Their average scoring margin at home is +13.2 points per game.

In their last game, the Aztecs defeated Fresno State by a score of 73-41. They are 3-0 in their last three home games, and they have won five straight at home.

San Diego State has an ATS record of 12-14 this season, but they have been much better vs. the spread as the favorite. Their record vs. the spread when favored is 10-9 this year. At home, the Aztecs have an ATS mark of 8-5 and they have gone 7-2 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games. In their last three games as the favorite, San Diego State is 3-0 ATS and they are 7-3 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

San Diego State’s over/under record this season sits at 14-12 and today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (141.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points compared to their season average of 141.8 points per game. So far, 12 of their games this season have finished with more points than today’s over/under line.

The San Diego State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 73 points vs. Fresno State. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.8% while connecting on 8 threes. The team’s top scorer is Jaedon LeDee, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 20.6, while Reese Waters also maintains a PPG average of 11.2 leading up to the game.

The Aztecs’ defense is presently ranked 38th nationally, allowing an average of 66.0 points per contest. Against Fresno State, the Aztecs’ defense gave up 41 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Fresno State only made 8 free-throws.