Utah State vs. Fresno State - 2/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fresno State Bulldogs (12-14) at Utah State Aggies (15-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Dee Glen Smith Spectrum)
The Line: Utah State Aggies -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fresno State Bulldogs and Utah State Aggies meet Saturday at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
The Fresno State Bulldogs look to get back on track after losing four of their last six games. On the season, Fresno State is averaging 63.3 points on 41.4 percent shooting and is allowing 66.6 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Marvelle Harris is averaging 17.2 points and 3.5 assists while Cezar Guerrero is averaging 11.6 points and 3.2 rebounds. Paul Watson is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Julien Lewis is dishing 1.2 assists. The Fresno State Bulldogs have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 69.2 percent from the line and 30.8 percent from deep. Defensively, Fresno State is allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 points or less points in four of its last eight games.
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The Utah State Aggies look to keep rolling with wins in four of their last six games. On the season, Utah State is averaging 65 points on 44.4 percent shooting and is allowing 62 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Jalen Moore is averaging 15.6 points and 6.8 rebounds while David Collette is averaging 12.8 points and 5.1 rebounds. Chris Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Darius Perkins is dishing 3.4 assists. The Utah State Aggies have four players averaging at least 9.3 points, and they’re shooting 65.5 percent from the line and 39.3 percent from deep. Defensively, Utah State is allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 62 or less points in five of its last six games.
The Bulldogs are 2-9-1 ATS in their last 12 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Aggies are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Bulldogs are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Utah State and 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Fresno State Bulldogs have been brutal ATS on the road all year long and haven't been playing to their ability lately at all. Look for Utah State to win this game rather easily, especially with them playing some of their best ball of the season currently.