Fresno State vs. San Diego State - 1/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs (11-3) at Fresno State Bulldogs (5-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Save Mart Center)
The Line: Fresno State Bulldogs +7 -- Over/Under: 117 See the Latest Odds
The Fresno State Bulldogs and the San Diego State Aztecs face off on Saturday at the Save mart Center in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 5-9 this season and have lost two of their last three games including their MWC season opener at New Mexico. Fresno State is averaging 65.9 points and hey are shooting 43.2 percent from the floor while defensively they allow 66.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent. Marvelle Harris leads the Bulldogs averaging 16.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Julien Lewis is averaging 12.4 points, Paul Watson is averaging 11.6 points, and Karachi Edo is averaging 10.9 points. Fresno State is 4-1 at home this season.
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The San Diego State Aztecs are 11-3 this season and they are coming off of a win in the MWC opener against Air Force. SDSU is averaging 62.8 points and they are shooting 40.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 53.9 points and their opponents shoot 36.8 percent. Winston Shepard is averaging 10.7 points per game to lead the Aztecs. J.J. O’Brien is averaging 9.1 points and 5.8 rebounds, Aqeel Quinn is averaging 9.1 points, and Dwayne Polee II is averaging 8.4 points. San Diego State was ranked earlier this season and they should be a strong contender to make the NCAA Tournament field this season.
Fresno State is 1-4 against the spread against the Mountain West, 2-9-1 against the spread in their last 12 games, and 1-5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. San Diego State is 42-19-2 against the spread in their last 63 road games, 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games. San Diego State has covered the point spread in six of their last eight games against Fresno State.
The total is set at 117 and as low as that seems I still have the under in this one.