Saturday, February 11, 2017
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The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Moby Arena to play the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 4 point favorites.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 14-10 and a road record of 4-8. They are 12-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-9. The Rams have an overall record of 16-9 and a home record of 11-4. They have an over/under record of 10-8 and they are 13-6 against the spread.
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Jaron Hopkins comes into this contest averaging 13 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Paul Watson averages 12.3 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Fresno State. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Prentiss Nixon averages 12.5 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Emmanuel Omogbo averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.9 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Fresno State averages 74.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 128th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 103rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 187th in the country. They average 36 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 149th and 217th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 188th with 13.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 73 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 185th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 75th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 177th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 133rd place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in Division 1.
Colorado State averages 71.2 points per game this year which ranks them 210th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 270th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 190th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per contest which ranks them 38th and 317th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 67th with 12 per game. The Rams allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 197th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 42nd place in the nation. The Rams force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in college basketball.
The Bulldogs average 72.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 103.7 and they assist on 49.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Fresno State turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.9%. The Bulldogs give up 76.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rams score 74.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.2 points per game. The Rams have a rating on offense of 106.4 and 45.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Colorado State turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.4%. The Rams give up 67.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 60 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 12-7 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-9 against the over/under
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 13-6 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 10-8 against the over/under
Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
12/16/16 G Darryl McDowell-White Eligibility out indefinitely
02/01/17 F Cullen Russo Suspension out indefinitely
01/18/17 G Ryan Beddeo Leg out indefinitely
Colorado State Rams Injuries
01/18/17 G Alex Tarkanian Personal left the team
01/05/17 F Che Bob Academics out for season
01/05/17 G Devocio Butler Academics out for season
01/05/17 F Kimani Jackson Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State -4
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