Fresno State Bulldogs vs San Jose State Spartans Prediction, 2/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs San Jose State Spartans
Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Location: Provident Credit Union Event Center in San Jose, CA
The Fresno State Bulldogs (14-6) are hitting the road to Provident Credit Union Event Center on Tuesday where they will try to defeat the San Jose State Spartans (7-12).
The Fresno State Bulldogs took the court against Boise State and ended up losing by a score of 68-63 in their last contest. In regard to fouls, the Bulldogs finished with 16 while Boise State recorded 11 fouls. They also buried 14 out of their 31 attempts from beyond the perimeter. Boise State finished 80.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 8 of 10 tries. Moreover, Boise State had 27 boards (2 offensive, 25 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Boise State earned 12 assists and had 6 steals for the contest. In terms of defense, Fresno State allowed their opponent to shoot 40.4% from the floor on 23 out of 57 shooting. They also distributed 8 assists for the game as well as forcing the other team into 7 turnovers and having 4 steals. When it comes to getting rebounds, they compiled 36 with 7 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Bulldogs made 6 of their 6 attempts for a percentage of 100.0%. Fresno State ended with a 44.1% FG percentage (26 out of 59) and made 5 of their 17 3-point shots.
Leo Colimerio is a guy who was a major factor in the matchup. He ended up with 11 points on 5 of 5 shooting. He saw the court for 26 minutes and collected 10 boards. He went 100.0% from the field and distributed 1 assist.
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Fresno State steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 14-6 on the campaign. They currently have an average of 66.7 pts per game (298th in the country) while shooting 44.6% from the field. The Bulldogs are shooting 32.8% on shots from 3-point land (132 of 402) and 75.3% from the charity stripe. As a team, Fresno State is grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game and has 233 dimes on the campaign, which has them ranked 272nd in college basketball in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 11.4 times per game and as a unit are committing 15.6 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on the defensive end, the Bulldogs are forcing their opponents into 13.1 turnovers per game while drawing 16.8 personal fouls. They are giving up 32.9% on shots from downtown and they rank 5th in college basketball in opponents points per game (58.3). The Bulldogs defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 40.7% (412 of 1,012) and they relinquish 29.2 rebounds per game as a group. They rank 31st in Division 1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 197 surrendered this year.
When they last stepped on the court, the San Jose State Spartans walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 86-70 when they faced New Mexico. The Spartans were able to corral 19 defensive boards and 3 offensive rebounds totaling 22 for the contest. They turned the ball over 9 times, while recording 6 steals for this game. New Mexico committed 12 personal fouls for this game which took the Spartans to the free throw line for a total of 12 shots. They were able to knock down 8 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 66.7%. With respect to shooting from beyond the arc, San Jose State knocked down 6 out of their 27 tries (22.2%). When the final whistle was blown, the Spartans finished shooting 28 for 59 from the floor which had them shooting 47.5%. The Spartans allowed New Mexico to convert 32 of 59 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 54.2% for the contest. They went 45.5% from 3-point land by connecting on 10 of 22 and finished the contest at 12 out of 14 from the charity stripe (85.7%). In reference to how they attacked the glass, San Jose State allowed New Mexico to collect 35 overall (7 on the offensive side).
Shon Robinson ended up being a major contributor for the Spartans in this contest. He recorded 17 points in his 25 mins of playing time and earned 1 assist in the game. He converted 7 out of 10 in this game giving him a rate of 70.0%, and totaled 7 rebounds.
San Jose State has a win-loss mark of 7-12 so far this season. The Spartans have committed 15.9 fouls per game and they hit 67.5% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 13.5 times per game (163rd in the nation) and they turn it over 12.4 times per game. San Jose State has scored 1,286 points on the season (67.7 per contest) and they snag 32.7 boards per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Spartans are shooting 43.2% from the field, which is 229th in the country.
The San Jose State defense surrenders 35.4% on shots from beyond the arc (137 of 387) and their opponents are connecting on 71.1% of their free throw attempts. They have conceded 14.3 dimes and 37.2 rebounds every game, which ranks them 295th and 301st in college hoops. The Spartans on defense are ranked 260th in the country in points given up per game with 71.8. They are forcing 10.5 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (302nd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Fresno State
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