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Fresno State vs San Diego 12/1/21 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

San Diego Toreros (4-4) vs. Fresno State Bulldogs (5-1)
December 1, 2021 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Fresno State Bulldogs -6 / San Diego Toreros +6; Over/Under: 127.5
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The San Diego Toreros will travel to the Save Mart Center to take on the Fresno State Bulldogs this Wednesday night in College Basketball action.

The San Diego Toreros dropped to 4-4 on the season after being defeated by the CS Northridge Matadors, 56-52, this past Sunday. San Diego struggled on the offensive end against CU Northridge and could not fight all the way back after falling behind by a 30-18 margin at halftime. San Diego shot 33.3% from the field & 18.2% from beyond the arc while holding CS Northridge to 39.3% shooting from the field & 0.0% from beyond the arc. Leading the way for the Toreros was Marcellus Earlington who had 20 points, 9 rebounds, & 1 block.

Winning Props Bets

On the season, San Diego is averaging 70.0 ppg on 45.0% shooting from the field. The Toreros are averaging 6.6 three-pointers per game on 41.4% shooting from beyond the arc. Offensively, San Diego has been led by Jase Townsend (13.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.4 apg), Marcellus Earlington (12.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg), Joey Calcaterra (10.8 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 1.0 apg, 1.0 spg), & Terrell Brown (8.0 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 1.0 apg, 3.5 bpg).

Defensively, San Diego is holding their opponents to an average of 59.5 ppg on 39.5% shooting from the field. The Toreros have a rebound margin of 4.9 and a turnover margin of -0.5.

The Fresno State Bulldogs dropped to 5-1 on the season after being defeated by the California Golden Bears, 65-57, this past Sunday. Fresno State struggled on the offensive end against California and could not fight back after falling behind by a 53-44 margin with 3:19 left in regulation. Fresno State shot 43.1% from the field & 31.8% from beyond the arc while allowing California to shoot 47.1% from the field & 43.8% from beyond the arc. Leading the way for the Bulldogs was Orlando Robinson who had 25 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 blocks, & 1 steal.

On the season, Fresno State is averaging 68.8 ppg on 44.8% shooting from the field. The Bulldogs are averaging 6.2 three-pointers per game on 31.6% shooting from beyond the arc. Offensively, Fresno State has been led by Orlando Robinson (20.5 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.0 spg), Isaiah Hill (11.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.0 spg), Jordan Campbell (9.8 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 1.2 apg), & Anthony Holland (7.0 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 1.5 apg).

Defensively, Fresno State is holding their opponents to an average of 59.3 ppg on 41.1% shooting from the field. The Bulldogs have a rebound margin of 8.0 and a turnover margin of 2.7.

The Toreros are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a wining straight up record, however, are just 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Bulldogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games.

San Diego comes into this game losing 3 of their last 4 games and have struggled on the offensive end as the Toreros come into this game ranked just 222nd in scoring offense, 156th in FG%, & 238th in 3P-FG%. Fresno State struggled against California, however, this is still a team that had a very impressive win against Santa Clara and has been led by their defense that ranks 37th in scoring defense & 85th in turnover margin. Fresno State is a tough team to play when they are at home and as I think San Diego is going to struggle on the offensive end in this one, I think Fresno State does enough offensively to cover this mid-range spread. Good Luck!

Brett Nault's Free Pick:
Fresno State Bulldogs -6
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Brett Nault

Brett has been involved with sports his entire life, whether playing them or betting on them, and loves using his education in data analytics to break down all matchups to get you a competitive edge. Follow Brett Nault on Twitter @BrettCU05

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