Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Save Mart Center
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The Air Force Falcons travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Falcons come into this game with an overall record of 14-14 and a road record of 2-10. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-10. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 18-9 and a home record of 14-2. They have an over/under record of 12-10 and they are 12-10 against the spread.
Hayden Graham comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Trevor Lyons averages 12.7 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Air Force. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Marvelle Harris averages 20 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Karachi Edo averages 9.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Air Force averages 66.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 301st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 271st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 256th in the country. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 243rd and 183rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 178th with 12.8 per game. The Falcons allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 145th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 259th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 236th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in the Division 1.
Fresno State averages 73.3 points per game this year which ranks them 158th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 246th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 187th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 71st and 187th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 40th with 11 per game. The Bulldogs allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 83rd and 53rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 238th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 112th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 35th in college basketball.
The Falcons average 60.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0 per contest. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 96.8 and they assist on 57% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Air Force turns the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.2%. The Falcons give up 74.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 76.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 104.1 and 51.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Fresno State turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.4%. The Bulldogs give up 69.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 11-11 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 12-10 against the over/under
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 12-10 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 12-10 against the over/under
Air Force Falcons Injuries
12/02/15 F Ryan Manning Knee out for season
02/05/16 G Trevor Lyons Hand out for season
Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
02/23/16 G Paul Watson Calf "?" Wednesday vs. Air Force
02/23/16 F Torren Jones Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Air Force
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