Fresno State at San Jose State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/2/2019
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Event Center Arena
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The Fresno State Bulldogs head to Event Center Arena to take on the San Jose State Spartans on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 15 point favorites.
Fresno State comes into this game with an overall record of 9-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.5 as they are averaging 80.1 points per game while giving up 66.6 per contest. San Jose State has an overall mark of 3-9. They are averaging 69.6 points per contest and giving up 75.8, which is a point differential of -6.2.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 8-3-0 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important San Jose State Spartans Betting Trends
The San Jose State Spartans are 6-4-1 against the spread this season
The San Jose State Spartans are 7-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key San Jose State Spartans Injuries
11/09/18 G Caleb Simmons Foot is out for season
Braxton Huggins comes into this game averaging 18.8 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 78%. New Williams averages 11.6 points per contest in 28.2 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Michael Steadman scores 13.4 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.2 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 59%. Brae Ivey averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.6 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State averages 80.1 points per contest, which is 63rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 111th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 58th in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 159th and 58th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 203rd with 13.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 66.6 points per contest, which is 75th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 74th and 41st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 136th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 70th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 272nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
San Jose State is 286th in the nation with 69.6 points per contest this season. They are 287th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -6.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 214th in the NCAA. They are 113th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.7 boards per contest and 236th in assists per game with 12.9. The Spartans are 23rd in turnovers per contest with 16.3. The Spartans give up 75.8 points per game, which ranks them 265th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 280th and 222nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 231st with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 97th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 69th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 111.1, which is ranked 64th. They are 140th in college basketball in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 71st. As a unit they are 52nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 75th in D-1. Fresno State is 197th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
San Jose State is 24th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.7 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans have an offensive rating of 97.2, which is ranked 296th. They are 134th in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 294th. As a unit they are 266th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 218th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/San Jose State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Fresno State -15
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