Fresno State vs Utah State NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 12/7/2019
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs Utah State Aggies
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah State -11
The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah State as 11 point favorites.
Fresno State heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-5. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 71.7 points per contest while giving up 69.4 per game. Utah State has an overall mark of 8-1. They are averaging 80.2 points per contest and giving up 60.4, which is a point differential of 19.8.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 1-5-0 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 5-1-0 against the over/under
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 3-5-1 against the over/under
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/30/19 C Neemias Queta Knee is questionable
Nate Grimes averages 11.7 points per game in 27.3 minutes per contest. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 9.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Jarred Hyder comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Justin Bean averages 15.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Sam Merrill averages 17.0 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 190th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 130th and 131st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 206th, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 184th place in the NCAA. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the nation. Fresno State averages 71.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 194th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 241st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 195th in D-1. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 156th and 201st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 260th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 60.4 points per contest, which ranks them 32nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 55th and 199th in those defensive statistics. They rank 44th with 9.9 assists allowed per contest, and 50th with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 193rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game. Utah State is 41st in the country with 80.2 points per game this year. They are 85th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 19.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 108th in the nation. They are 24th in the country in rebounding with 41.9 boards per game and 54th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Aggies are 316th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 103.7, which is ranked 139th. They are 328th in college basketball in pace with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 147th. As a unit they are 168th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 55% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in D-1. Fresno State is 249th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Utah State is 324th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 113.7, which is ranked 19th. They are 182nd in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 107th. As a unit they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 243rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/Utah State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Utah State -11
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