Fresno State vs Air Force predictions 1/28/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Air Force -1
The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Clune Arena to play the Air Force Falcons on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Air Force as 1 point favorites.
Fresno State comes into this game with an overall record of 6-14. They currently have a point differential of 0.0 as they are averaging 67.7 points per game while giving up 67.7 per contest. Air Force has an overall mark of 9-12. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-11-1 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 12-7-0 against the over/under
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 12-8-0 against the over/under
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
01/25/20 F Nate Grimes Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
New Williams averages 12.1 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Orlando Robinson comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Ryan Swan-Ford averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Lavelle Scottie averages 15.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 136th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 165th and 244th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 121st, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the NCAA. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the nation. Fresno State averages 67.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 275th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 297th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 237th in D-1. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 117th and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 221st with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons surrender 73.0 points per contest, which ranks them 268th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 320th and 320th in those defensive statistics. They rank 277th with 14.3 assists allowed per contest, and 36th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 25th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. Air Force is 83rd in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 45th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 16th in the nation. They are 318th in the country in rebounding with 32.7 boards per game and 118th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Falcons are 256th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 101.7, which is ranked 175th. They are 338th in college basketball in pace with 65 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 235th. As a unit they are 246th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in D-1. Fresno State is 179th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 210th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 43rd in the country in offensive rating with 109. In terms of pace they are 216th in Division 1 with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 21st. As a team they are 11th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 82nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Air Force -1
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