Wyoming at Fresno State College Basketball Picks and Tips 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Save Mart Center
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The Wyoming Cowboys travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Fresno State as 18 point favorites.
Wyoming heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-21. They currently have a point differential of -10.9 as they are averaging 64.3 points per contest while giving up 75.2 per game. Fresno State has an overall record of 19-8. They are averaging 75.7 points per game and surrendering 67.1, good for a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 8-17-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 9-16-0 against the over/under
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 14-10-0 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 11-13-0 against the over/under
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
12/21/18 G Hunter Maldonado Back is out for season
12/11/18 G Nyaires Redding Suspension is out indefinitely
11/09/18 G Bradley Belt Redshirt is out for season
01/18/19 G Tariq Johnson Heart is out for season
01/11/19 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Lwal Dung Personal has left team
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Hunter Thompson averages 9.5 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Justin James comes into this contest averaging 21.2 points per game while playing 38.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Deshon Taylor averages 17.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Braxton Huggins averages 18.6 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 266th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 282nd and 211th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 298th, and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 294th place in the NCAA. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 128th in the nation. Wyoming averages 64.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 335th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -10.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 318th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 205th in D-1. They average 30.2 rebounds per game and 9.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 344th and 348th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 56th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 67.1 points per contest, which ranks them 65th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 65th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 59th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 126th with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 210th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Fresno State is 99th in the country with 75.7 points per game this year. They are 135th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 33rd in the nation. They are 167th in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game and 157th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Bulldogs are 191st in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 91.5, which is ranked 339th. They are 147th in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 294th. As a unit they are 255th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 90th in D-1. Wyoming is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions.
Fresno State is 170th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 74th in the country in offensive rating with 108.4. In terms of pace they are 173rd in Division 1 with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 54th. As a team they are 63rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 18th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wyoming/Fresno State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Fresno State -18
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