Fresno State at San Diego State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 8 point favorites.
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Fresno State comes into this game with an overall record of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 78.9 points per game while giving up 68.6 per contest. San Diego State has an overall mark of 11-5. They are averaging 78.2 points per contest and giving up 65.8, which is a point differential of 12.4.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 5-10 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-5 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 10-4 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-6 against the over/under this year
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/31/17 G Montaque Gill-Caesar Left Team is out for season
Deshon Taylor averages 18.9 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 84%. Bryson Williams averages 12.6 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 65% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Devin Watson averages 13.6 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Malik Pope averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State averages 78.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 80th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 41%, which is good for 8th in the country. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 240th and 207th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 289th with 12.1 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 169th and 322nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 60th place in college basketball. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
San Diego State is 94th in the country with 78.2 points per game this year. They are 158th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 12.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 302nd in college basketball. They are 37th in the nation in rebounding with 39.7 boards per game, and 116th in assists per contest with 14.8. The Aztecs are 267th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Aztecs surrender 65.8 points per contest, which ranks them 42nd in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 36th and 84th in those defensive statistics. They rank 121st with 12.6 assists allowed per contest and 105th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aztecs are 278th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 26th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.8, and their defensive rating of 99.8 is ranked 137th. In terms of pace they are 290th in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 23rd. As a team they are 34th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 302nd in Division 1. Fresno State is 248th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 171st in the nation.
San Diego State is 285th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 53rd in Division 1. The Aztecs are 19th in the nation in defensive rating with 92, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 87th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 191st. As a unit they are 174th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/San Diego State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Diego State -8
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