WAC Tournament - Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Spartans College Hoops Game Preview
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs San Jose State Spartans Odds
Texas-San Antonio travels to San Jose State on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 8-21 record with a victory over the Spartans.
The WAC Tournament battle is part of the annual season-ending league tournament. The winner gets an automatic berth in the Madness, while all teams are trying to prove they deserve a spot. The game is being played at Orleans Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Spartans are 9-19 so far on the season, and 9-15-1 ATS vs. the number. The Roadrunners, meanwhile, are 8-21 and 10-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Jose State go 9-14-1 and the Roadrunners go 11-8-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Spartans, most recently No. 189 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Roadrunners, who rate No. 335 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 62-60 victory for the Spartans.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose State's No. 287-ranked offense, averaging 62.6 PPG, against a Roadrunners defense that ranks No. 265 at 70.3 PPG. The Spartans field goal percentage has averaged 37.9% so far, less than the Roadrunners marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas-San Antonio owns the country's No. 264-rated mark, allowing 73.1 points per game on the highway. San Jose State, on the other hand, rates No. 322 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas-San Antonio, they were a 71-51 loser as they battled Utah State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point underdog. Texas-San Antonio was run off the court by the Aggies on Saturday as Utah State routed them 71-51 at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
San Jose State was a 90-67 loser in their most recent outing at home against Texas State. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. San Jose State was run off the court by the Bobcats on Saturday as Texas State routed them 90-67 at The Event Center.
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
After playing Utah State are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8
San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
After playing Texas State are 1-0
After a loss are 0-10
A few Roadrunners at Spartans trends to consider:
San Jose State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
San Jose State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games