Fresno State vs California Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 12/11/2019
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs California Golden Bears
Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Location: Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA
Odds/Point Spread: California -1
The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Haas Pavilion to play the California Golden Bears on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has California as 1 point favorites.
Fresno State heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-6. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 70.4 per game. California has an overall mark of 5-4. They are averaging 65.2 points per contest and giving up 68.9, which is a point differential of -3.7.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 6-1-0 against the over/under
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 3-6-0 against the spread
The California Golden Bears are 4-4-1 against the over/under
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jarred Hyder comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 85%. Nate Grimes averages 13.0 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 9.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Matt Bradley averages 17.0 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Kareem South averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 192nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 266th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 248th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 151st and 221st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 276th with 12.3 per game. The Bulldogs allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 211th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 100th and 89th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 270th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 185th place in Division 1. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
California is 297th in the country with 65.2 points per game this year. They are 123rd in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -3.7. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 23rd in the nation. They are 278th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 335th in assists per contest with 9.7. The Golden Bears are 95th in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Golden Bears surrender 68.9 points per contest, which ranks them 175th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 106th and 253rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 177th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 114th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Bears are 17th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per game.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 168th. They are 326th in college basketball in pace with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 188th. As a unit they are 193rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 54% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in D-1. Fresno State is 274th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
California is 32nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.9 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Bears are 271st in the country in offensive rating with 96.2. In terms of pace they are 308th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 156th. As a team they are 127th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 333rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/California college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take California -1
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