San Diego State vs Fresno State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/14/2020
Game: San Diego State Aztecs vs Fresno State Bulldogs
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Location: Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Fresno State +9
The San Diego State Aztecs travel to Save Mart Center to play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego State as 9 point favorites.
San Diego State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-0. They currently have a point differential of 18.9 as they are averaging 75.9 points per contest while giving up 57.0 per game. Fresno State has an overall mark of 5-11. They are averaging 69.6 points per contest and giving up 66.7, which is a point differential of 2.9.
Valuable San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-5-0 against the spread
The San Diego State Aztecs are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 6-8-1 against the spread
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-5-0 against the over/under
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/11/19 F Aguek Arop Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/11/20 F Nathan Mensah Respiratory is downgraded to out Saturday vs Boise State
01/10/20 F Joel Mensah Back is questionable Saturday vs Boise State
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
12/12/19 G Noah Blackwell Knee is out indefinitely
01/08/20 G Niven Hart Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs New Mexico
01/07/20 F Nate Grimes Wrist is out indefinitely
Yanni Wetzell averages 11.6 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%. Malachi Flynn comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
New Williams averages 12.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Orlando Robinson averages 12.9 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aztecs allow 57.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in Division 1. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 34th, and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 40th place in the NCAA. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 270th in the nation. San Diego State averages 75.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 88th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 18.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 39th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 15th in D-1. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 130th and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 331st with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 66.7 points per contest, which ranks them 119th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 105th and 203rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 138th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 20th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. Fresno State is 234th in the country with 69.6 points per game this year. They are 284th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.9. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 212th in the nation. They are 91st in the country in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game and 247th in assists per contest with 12.5. The Bulldogs are 239th in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Aztecs are 10th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.2. In terms of pace they are 287th in the country with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 36th. As a team they are 41st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 211th in Division 1. San Diego State is 320th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Fresno State is 215th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 140th in the country in offensive rating with 103.2. In terms of pace they are 335th in Division 1 with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 191st. As a team they are 211th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shots, ranking 6th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's San Diego State/Fresno State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Fresno State +9
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