Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Save Mart Center
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 15-14 and a road record of 3-7. They are 10-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 16-9. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 20-9 and a home record of 15-2. They have an over/under record of 13-11 and they are 13-11 against the spread.
John Gillon comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Antwan Scott averages 16.4 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Colorado State. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Marvelle Harris averages 20.4 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Karachi Edo averages 9.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Colorado State averages 79.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 32nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 257th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 127th in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 195th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 11.5 per game. The Rams allow 79.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 314th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 263rd and 253rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 166th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 262nd place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in the Division 1.
Fresno State averages 73.6 points per game this year which ranks them 150th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 236th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 180th in the nation. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 93rd and 174th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 35th with 11 per game. The Bulldogs allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 146th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 102nd and 83rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 225th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 117th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in college basketball.
The Rams average 76.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 111.1 and they assist on 50.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Colorado State turns the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 5.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.3%. The Rams give up 79.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 75.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 77 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.6 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 104.8 and 52% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.9 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 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Fresno State turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32%. The Bulldogs give up 69.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 10-15 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 16-9 against the over/under
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 13-11 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 13-11 against the over/under
Colorado State Rams Injuries
12/19/15 G Gian Clavell Hand out for season
12/03/15 G Fred Richardson III Personal out for season
Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
02/23/16 F Torren Jones Undisclosed out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado State
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