Colorado State at Fresno State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/5/2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019
Save Mart Center
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The Colorado State Rams head to Save Mart Center to take on the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 15.5 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 5-9. They currently have a point differential of -2.1 as they are averaging 75.2 points per game while giving up 77.3 per contest. Fresno State has an overall record of 10-3. They are averaging 79.5 points per game and surrendering 65.5, good for a point differential of 14.0.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 5-8-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 9-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 9-3-0 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
J.D. Paige comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Nico Carvacho averages 14.9 points per contest in 30.7 minutes per game. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 12.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 53%.
Braxton Huggins scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Deshon Taylor averages 17.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.2 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 75.2 points per contest, which is 156th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 133rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 143rd in the nation. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 213th and 248th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 320th with 11.3 per game. The Rams allow 77.3 points per contest, which is 290th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 218th and 288th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 258th, and they allow 15.1 assists per game which puts them in 295th place in the country. They force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State is 66th in the nation with 79.5 points per contest this season. They are 93rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.0. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 58th in the NCAA. They are 176th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.2 boards per contest and 50th in assists per game with 16.0. The Bulldogs are 185th in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Bulldogs give up 65.5 points per game, which ranks them 55th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 61st and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 123rd with 33.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 280th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 108.4, which is ranked 102nd. They are 241st in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 122nd. As a unit they are 124th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in D-1. Colorado State is 302nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Fresno State is 178th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 63rd in the country in offensive rating with 111.1. In terms of pace they are 159th in Division 1 with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 54th. As a team they are 44th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 67th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Fresno State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado State +15.5
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