Fresno State vs Nevada Predictions, Expert College Basketball Picks 2/22/2020
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs Nevada Wolf Pack
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Nevada -8
The Fresno State Bulldogs head to Lawlor Events Center to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Nevada as 8 point favorites.
Fresno State comes into this game with an overall record of 10-17. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 69.1 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Nevada has an overall record of 17-10. They are averaging 77.5 points per game and surrendering 71.9, good for a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-15-1 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 16-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nevada Wolf Pack Betting Trends
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 17-10-0 against the spread this season
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 13-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
02/20/20 G Jordan Campbell Upper Body is questionable
Key Nevada Wolf Pack Injuries
No key injuries to report
Orlando Robinson comes into this game averaging 12.7 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 72%. New Williams averages 11.9 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jalen Harris scores 21.8 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Jazz Johnson averages 16.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Fresno State averages 69.1 points per contest, which is 239th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 271st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 180th in the nation. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 85th and 247th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 217th with 12.8 per game. The Bulldogs allow 68.8 points per contest, which is 163rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 102nd and 302nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 150th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 164th place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Nevada is 34th in the nation with 77.5 points per contest this season. They are 122nd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 13th in the NCAA. They are 48th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 38th in assists per game with 15.1. The Wolf Pack are 292nd in turnovers per contest with 11.9. The Wolf Pack give up 71.9 points per game, which ranks them 252nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 39th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 153rd with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 234th with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolf Pack are 9th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.7 per contest this year.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 103.3, which is ranked 136th. They are 332nd in college basketball in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 187th. As a unit they are 197th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in D-1. Fresno State is 198th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Nevada is 310th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Wolf Pack have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 57th. They are 64th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 54th. As a unit they are 51st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 51st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/Nevada college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Fresno State +8
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