Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Save Mart Center
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The Wyoming Cowboys travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
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The Cowboys come into this game with an overall record of 11-4 and a road record of 1-3. They are 9-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 4-5 and they are 8-1 against the spread.
Justin James comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 25.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cowboys. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Jason McManamen averages 14 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Wyoming. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Paul Watson averages 13.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Jaron Hopkins averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Wyoming averages 78.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 66th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 215th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 273rd in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 56th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 286th with 15 per game. The Cowboys allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 194th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 53rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.5 rebounds a game which ranks 309th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 146th in Division 1.
Fresno State averages 72.6 points per game this year which ranks them 172nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 45th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 73rd in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 248th and 196th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 210th with 14 per game. The Bulldogs allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 152nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 138th and 77th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 124th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 171st place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in college basketball.
The Cowboys average 73 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 102.7 and they assist on 60.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 49% of their shots. Wyoming turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 23.9%. The Cowboys give up 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 82.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 76 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.2 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 103.2 and 49.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Fresno State turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.9%. The Bulldogs give up 69.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 9-4 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 7-6 against the over/under
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 8-1 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 4-5 against the over/under
Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
No key injuries to report
Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
12/16/16 G Darryl McDowell-White Eligibility out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Fresno State
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