Utah State Aggies vs Fresno State Bulldogs Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Utah State Aggies vs Fresno State Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Fresno State +5.5
The Utah State Aggies head to Save Mart Center to take on the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 5.5 point favorites.
Utah State comes into this game with an overall record of 20-7. They currently have a point differential of 12.5 as they are averaging 76.7 points per game while giving up 64.1 per contest. Fresno State has an overall mark of 9-16. They are averaging 69.4 points per contest and giving up 69.0, which is a point differential of 0.4.
Valuable Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 11-14-0 against the spread this season
The Utah State Aggies are 10-14-1 against the over/under this year
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 9-14-1 against the spread this season
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 16-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
02/13/20 G Jordan Campbell Upper Body is questionable
Justin Bean averages 12.2 points per contest in 29.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 10.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Sam Merrill comes into this game averaging 18.4 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per night. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 90%.
New Williams averages 12.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Orlando Robinson scores 13.1 points per contest while playing 27.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 64.1 points per contest which is 48th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 38th and 62nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 40th, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 40th place in D-1. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 133rd in Division 1. Utah State averages 76.7 points per contest, which is 48th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 91st. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 242nd in the nation. They average 40.2 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 278th with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 69.0 points per game, which ranks them 172nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 110th and 282nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 149th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 131st with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 7th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.6 per contest. Fresno State is 234th in the country with 69.4 points per contest this season. They are 272nd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.4. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 202nd in the country. They are 88th in the nation in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 259th in assists per game with 12.2. The Bulldogs are 196th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Aggies are 29th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.6. In terms of pace they are 203rd in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 107th. As a team they are 54th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 164th in Division 1. Utah State is 285th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Fresno State is 180th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 140th in the country in offensive rating with 103.3. In terms of pace they are 326th in Division 1 with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 190th. As a team they are 198th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 13th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Utah State -5.5 and over 134 total points
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