Wyoming Cowboys vs Fresno State Bulldogs Prediction, 12/28/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Fresno State Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Location: Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA
TV: Youtube TV
The Fresno State Bulldogs (4-7) will compete against the Wyoming Cowboys (5-7) at Save Mart Center on Wednesday.
The Wyoming Cowboys faced off with St. Mary's and went home with a loss by a final score of 66-54 in their last game. Wyoming finished having earned a 50.0% FG percentage (21 out of 42) and made 3 of their 14 three-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Cowboys converted 9 of 14 tries for a rate of 64.3%. When it comes to rebounding, they compiled 26 with 4 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 6 assists in this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 8 turnovers and having 2 steals. When talking about defending, Wyoming allowed the other team to go 41.9% from the floor on 26 of 62 shooting. St. Mary's recorded 13 dimes and had 11 steals in the matchup. In addition, St. Mary's grabbed 27 rebounds (12 offensive, 15 defensive), but didn't have a block. St. Mary's ended up shooting 66.7% when shooting free throws by knocking down 8 of 12 attempts. They also knocked down 6 of 23 shots from downtown. Regarding personal fouls, the Cowboys walked away with 16 and St. Mary's totaled 17 personal fouls.
Noah Reynolds is one player who was a factor for this contest. He finished the game at 61.5% from the floor and also recorded 1 assist. He was on the court for 34 minutes but did not grab any boards. He accumulated 21 points on 8 out of 13 shooting.
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Wyoming will enter this game with a record of 5-7 so far this year. They are turning it over 11.9 times per game and as a group they are committing 14.8 fouls every game. As a team, Wyoming is grabbing 33.3 boards per game and has accounted for 151 assists for the season, which has them ranked 282nd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Cowboys are shooting 33.8% on three-point shots (110 of 325) and 70.5% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 72.0 points per outing (188th in Division 1) while shooting 44.8% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Cowboys are forcing 12.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.3 fouls. They are relinquishing 34.8% on three-point shots and they are 198th in D-1 in opponents PPG (69.3). The Cowboys defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 45.2% (306 of 677) and they surrender 32.3 rebounds per game as a unit. They are ranked 74th in college hoops in giving up assists with 137 surrendered so far this year.
The last time they took the court, the Fresno State Bulldogs took home the win by a final score of 56-48 when they faced CSU Bakersfield. The Bulldogs were able to snag 17 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 23 for this game. They coughed it up 9 times, while earning 7 steals for this contest. CSU Bakersfield committed 16 fouls for this contest which took the Bulldogs to the free throw line for a total of 8 attempts. They were able to make 7 of them for a rate of 87.5%. Regarding three-point attempts, Fresno State made 11 out of 31 attempts (35.5%). When the game finished, the Bulldogs finished shooting 19 out of 48 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 39.6%. The Bulldogs permitted CSU Bakersfield to knock down 13 of their 44 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 29.5% for this contest. They finished 28.6% from behind the 3-point line by going 2 of 7 and walked away from this one shooting 20 out of 22 from the free throw line (90.9%). In regard to how they rebounded, Fresno State allowed CSU Bakersfield to pull down 31 in total (11 offensive).
Isaiah Hill was important for the Bulldogs for this game. He made 5 out of 10 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and earned 2 rebounds. He recorded 17 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and earned 8 assists for the contest.
Fresno State has a record of 4-7 so far this year. The Bulldogs have committed 16.2 personal fouls every game and they go 71.8% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 11.3 times per contest (327th in the country) and they cough up possession 13.0 times per contest. Fresno State has scored 677 points for the year (61.5 per game) and they average 31.8 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Bulldogs are shooting 42.8% from the floor, which ranks 266th in the country.
The Fresno State defense allows 32.7% on shots from behind the 3-point line (74 of 226) and their opponents are making 75.7% of their free throw attempts. They concede 10.5 assists and 33.9 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 46th and 174th in Division 1. The Bulldogs on the defensive end are ranked 38th in college hoops in points allowed per game with 61.7. They have forced 13.5 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 40.6% from the floor (80th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Wyoming
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