San Diego State Aztecs vs. Syracuse Orange NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 11:03 PM

An opening-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the 6-seed San Diego State Aztecs (23-4) play as a 3.5-point favorite against the No. 11 seed Syracuse Orange (16-9) on Friday at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The matchup begins at 9:40 PM ET on CBS. Here's what you need to know about this 6-11 matchup before filling out your brackets.

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San Diego State vs Syracuse Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
San Diego State-3.5-109-112138.5-108-112-166137

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Point Total Insights

  • In San Diego State games this season, the total exceeded Friday's over/under nine times (33.3%).
  • In 20 of 25 (80%) Syracuse games this season, the total points scored surpassed Friday's 138.5 over/under.
  • The 131.3 combined points per game that these two squads have allowed this season are 7.2 fewer than the 138.5 total in this contest.
  • The 74.1 points the Aztecs put up per game are just 3.4 more points than the Orange allow (70.7).
  • The Orange's 75.8 points per game are 15.2 more points than the 60.6 the Aztecs allow.
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    San Diego State Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Aztecs have covered 21 times in 26 contests.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Aztecs have fared well against the spread, putting together a 12-5 record.
  • San Diego State and its opponents have converted the over just 0 times in 26 (0%) games this season.
  • Place a bet on the San Diego State Aztecs to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    San Diego State Leaders

    Aztecs Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Matt Mitchell1515.55.51.91.50.41.3
    Jordan Schakel1713.44.70.91.00.12.7
    Trey Pulliam177.22.83.61.40.00.4
    Adam Seiko174.41.91.40.70.01.1
    Keshad Johnson133.62.80.50.30.50.3

    Syracuse Betting Data

  • Syracuse has a winning record against the spread, going 13-10 ATS (covering 56.5% of the time).
  • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Orange have fared well, going 6-5 against the spread.
  • In 0 out of Syracuse's 23 games this year, (0%) the teams have combined to hit the over.
  • Place a bet on the Syracuse Orange to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Syracuse Leaders

    Orange Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Buddy Boeheim1118.82.52.91.20.02.8
    Quincy Guerrier1515.78.71.00.71.11.0
    Marek Dolezaj159.35.33.51.31.10.0
    Robert Braswell123.61.70.10.40.10.5
    Jesse Edwards111.82.50.00.40.40.0
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