Fresno State at Arkansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/17/2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
Bud Walton Arena
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The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Friday, November 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 11 point favorites.
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Fresno State heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 23.5 as they are averaging 92.5 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Arkansas has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 98.0 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 33.5.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 2-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/08/17 F Dustin Thomas Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Arlando Cook Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Jahmel Taylor averages 15.5 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 0%. Deshon Taylor averages 17 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Daryl Macon averages 18.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Jaylen Barford averages 21.5 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the nation. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 46% average from behind the arc, ranking them 300th and 333rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27.0 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 189th place in the country. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in college basketball. Fresno State averages 92.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 35th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 23.5 and their shooting percentage is 57% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 54% which is good for 3rd in D-1. They average 33.0 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game, which ranks them 277th and 57th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 336th with 7.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Razorbacks surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 89th in the country. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 182nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 186th with 13.5 assists allowed per contest, and 27th with 28.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Razorbacks are 295th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.5 per game this season. Arkansas is 17th in Division 1 with 98.0 points per game this year. They are 21st in the country in shooting at 55%, while their average scoring margin is 33.5. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 70th in the nation. They are 170th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game and 36th in assists per contest with 20.0. The Razorbacks are 258th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Bulldogs are 215th in the country in defensive rating with 101.5, and their offensive rating of 136 is ranked 6th. They are 299th in college basketball in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 66% is 11th. As a unit they are 24th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 237th in D-1. Fresno State is 336th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 309th in the country.
Arkansas is 288th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 134th in the nation. The Razorbacks are 14th in the country in offensive rating with 128.9, and their defensive rating of 84.9 is ranked 73rd. In terms of pace they are 82nd in Division 1 with 76 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 33rd. As a team they are 32nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 310th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arkansas -11
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