Boise State at Fresno State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/9/2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Save Mart Center
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The Boise State Broncos head to Save Mart Center to take on the Fresno State Bulldogs on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Fresno State as 1 point favorites.
Boise State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.3 as they are averaging 79.5 points per contest while giving up 66.3 per game. Fresno State has an overall record of 12-5. They are averaging 79.2 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of 11.4.
Valuable Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 9-6 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 8-7 against the over/under this year
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 5-8 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 9-4 against the over/under this year
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chandler Hutchison averages 18.1 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Justinian Jessup averages 13.9 points per contest in 30.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Deshon Taylor scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Bryson Williams averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.8 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State averages 79.5 points per contest this year, which is 72nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 86th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 40th in Division 1. They average 40.9 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 161st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 95th with 14.4 per game. The Broncos allow 66.3 points per contest, which is 54th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 42nd and 6th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 38th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 78th place in college basketball. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State is 78th in the country with 79.2 points per contest this season. They are 22nd in the nation in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 11.4. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in Division 1. They are 210th in the country in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 226th in assists per game with 13.2. The Bulldogs are 255th in turnovers per contest with 12.5. The Bulldogs give up 67.9 points per game, which ranks them 80th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 146th and 335th in those defensive statistics. They rank 56th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 7th with 29.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 189th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest this year.
The Broncos are 121st in the nation in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 89.7 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 103rd in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 45th. As a team they are 64th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 57th in Division 1. Boise State is 103rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 23rd in the nation.
Fresno State is 231st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 156th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 128th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.5, and their offensive rating of 115 is ranked 28th. They are 291st in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 28th. As a unit they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 287th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Boise State/Fresno State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Boise State +1
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