Fresno State vs Colorado State predictions 1/22/2020 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs Colorado State Rams
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: Moby Arena in Fort Collins, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado State -6
The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Moby Arena to play the Colorado State Rams on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado State as 6 point favorites.
Fresno State heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 68.5 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. Colorado State has an overall mark of 13-7. They are averaging 75.0 points per contest and giving up 70.4, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-9-1 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
12/12/19 G Noah Blackwell Knee is out indefinitely
01/18/20 G Aguir Agau Upper Body is questionable
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
New Williams averages 12.4 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Orlando Robinson comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Nico Carvacho averages 12.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 44%. Isaiah Stevens averages 13.0 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 93rd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 96th and 150th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 117th, and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the NCAA. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the nation. Fresno State averages 68.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 255th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 297th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 221st in D-1. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 91st and 264th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 241st with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams surrender 70.4 points per contest, which ranks them 210th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 226th and 211th in those defensive statistics. They rank 224th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest, and 93rd with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 169th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game. Colorado State is 95th in the country with 75.0 points per game this year. They are 39th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 90th in the nation. They are 189th in the country in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game and 36th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Rams are 147th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 102.9, which is ranked 146th. They are 342nd in college basketball in pace with 64.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 225th. As a unit they are 240th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in D-1. Fresno State is 213th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado State is 132nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 124th in the country in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 169th in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 36th. As a team they are 45th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 119th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State -6
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