Fresno State vs Wyoming Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs Wyoming Cowboys
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Arena-Auditorium in Laramie, WY
Odds/Point Spread: Wyoming +4.5
The Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Arena-Auditorium to play the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Fresno State as 4.5 point favorites.
Fresno State comes into this game with an overall record of 5-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 68.7 points per game while giving up 66.5 per contest. Wyoming has an overall record of 5-14. They are averaging 60.7 points per game and surrendering 67.2, good for a point differential of -6.4.
Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 6-9-1 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-6-0 against the over/under
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 9-9-0 against the over/under
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
12/12/19 G Noah Blackwell Knee is out indefinitely
01/15/20 G Aguir Agau Upper Body is questionable
01/08/20 G Niven Hart Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs New Mexico
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
01/06/20 F Tyler Morman Concussion is out for season
01/06/20 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
New Williams averages 12.2 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Orlando Robinson comes into this contest averaging 13.2 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Jake Hendricks averages 9.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Hunter Maldonado averages 17.9 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 114th and 157th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 132nd, and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 74th place in the NCAA. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the nation. Fresno State averages 68.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 253rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 288th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 216th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 100th and 253rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 241st with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 67.2 points per contest, which ranks them 134th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 181st and 128th in those defensive statistics. They rank 82nd with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 271st with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 64th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game. Wyoming is 341st in the country with 60.7 points per game this year. They are 306th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -6.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 260th in the nation. They are 347th in the country in rebounding with 29.8 boards per game and 334th in assists per contest with 10.2. The Cowboys are 215th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 102.4, which is ranked 162nd. They are 339th in college basketball in pace with 65.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 215th. As a unit they are 231st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in D-1. Fresno State is 216th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Wyoming is 70th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 338th in the country in offensive rating with 89.9. In terms of pace they are 322nd in Division 1 with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 262nd. As a team they are 253rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 29th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fresno State/Wyoming college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wyoming +4.5
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