Where: Leavey Center, Santa Clara, CA
When: Tuesday, November 12, 10:00 PM. ET.
The Santa Clara Broncos will be going for their third consecutive win when they take on the Washington State Huskies on Tuesday night.
Cougars Going For Second Consecutive WinThe Cougars got their season off to a good start with a blowout win over Seattle in their season opener. They will try to keep the momentum going and pick up their second straight win when they face the Broncos on Tuesday.
Washington State played well offensively in their last game, scoring 85 points in the win. The team shot 41 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range.
CJ Elleby came up big for the Cougars against the Redhawks, finishing the game with 27 points and seven rebounds. Isaac Bonton finished with 12 points, seven rebounds, and four assists, while Jaylen Shead nine points, two rebounds, and two assists for the Cougars, who finished the game with two players scoring in double figures.
Washington State also played well defensively, holding the Redhawks to 54 points. They are facing a team that is averaging almost 80 points per game and will need to play well again on Tuesday to get the win.
Broncos Trying To Take Advantage Of Home StandThe Broncos have a favorable early schedule with 13 of their first 16 games at home. They have taken care of business in their first two home games and will try to pick up their third consecutive home win when they play the Cougars.
Thanks @SCU_Baseball for supporting us and starting a new tradition, the Bronco Jacks! Cal Poly went 3-for-6 during the jacks. We are looking forward to seeing it again in our future games and for the rest of the @RuffRidersSCU to follow your lead!! #StampedeAhead pic.twitter.com/AyJ01s4hKW— Santa Clara Men's Basketball (@SantaClaraHoops) November 9, 2019
Santa Clara has played well on offense so far, averaging 87 points per game. The team is shooting 52.1 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range. They will get to measure just how good their offense is against a good Cougars defense.
DJ Mitchell has been the top man for the Broncos this season, leading the team with 18 points per game. He is also averaging 4.5 rebounds and two assists per game. Guglielmo Caruso is averaging 13 points and seven rebounds per game, while Tahj Eaddy is averaging 11.2 points per game.
The Broncos have also done a good job on the defensive end, holding opponents to 57.5 points per game. With the team facing the best offense they have seen so far, they will need to play well on the defensive end if they want to cover the spread.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Covers.com, are: Washington State is:
- 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games.
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
- 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Covers.com, are: Santa Clara is:
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games.
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
- 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall.