Fresno State at Boise State NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Taco Bell Arena
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The Fresno State Bulldogs head to Taco Bell Arena to take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 1 point favorites.
Fresno State heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 78.4 points per contest while giving up 66.9 per game. Boise State has an overall record of 8-9. They are averaging 72.1 points per game and surrendering 67.0, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-5-0 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 8-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 8-8-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 6-9-1 against the over/under this year
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
Braxton Huggins comes into this game averaging 19.3 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Deshon Taylor averages 16.8 points per contest in 35.2 minutes per game. He averages 5.0 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Justinian Jessup scores 13.0 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Roderick Williams averages 12.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.0 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State averages 78.4 points per contest, which is 76th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 97th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 30th in the nation. They average 35.7 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 192nd and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 216th with 12.9 per game. The Bulldogs allow 66.9 points per contest, which is 66th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 160th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 69th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 237th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 223rd in the nation with 72.1 points per contest this season. They are 65th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 148th in the NCAA. They are 316th in D-1 in rebounding with 32.7 boards per contest and 308th in assists per game with 11.5. The Broncos are 245th in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Broncos give up 67.0 points per game, which ranks them 74th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 174th and 134th in those defensive statistics. They rank 54th with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 29.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 53rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 110.3, which is ranked 62nd. They are 163rd in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 50th. As a unit they are 40th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 37th in D-1. Fresno State is 200th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 133rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 109th in the country in offensive rating with 107.6. In terms of pace they are 314th in Division 1 with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 69th. As a team they are 60th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 140th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Fresno State +1
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