Boise State Broncos visit Fresno State Bulldogs in college basketball clash
Boise State Broncos vs Fresno State Bulldogs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Save Mart Center Saturday as host Fresno State looks to handle the Boise State Broncos in NCAA hoops action.
The Bulldogs sit at 9-16 (14-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Broncos are currently 17-8 (11-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Fresno State is 7-12 OU, and Boise State is 12-6 OU.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bulldogs as 2.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 144 and the Broncos at No. 76 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-64 result in favor of the Broncos.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Fresno State's No. 326-ranked scoring average of 59.6 PPG, against a Broncos defense rated No. 150 and allowing 65.4 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 38.6% to date this season, less than the Broncos shooters have managed so far (46.4% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boise State owns the country's No. 156-rated mark, allowing 68.8 points per game on the highway. Fresno State, on the other hand, rates No. 321 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Boise State was a 77-65 winner at home against Air Force. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Boise State earned a 77-65 victory over Air Force on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Anthony Drmic at Taco Bell Arena.
Fresno State won its last outing, a 69-64 result against Nevada on February 19. They covered in that game as a 7-point underdog. Fresno State got 19 points from Tyler Johnson en route to a 69-64 victory over Nevada on Tuesday at Lawlor Events Center.
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Nevada are 5-5
After playing Air Force are 2-1
After a win are 6-4
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado State are 4-4
After playing Nevada are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Broncos at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boise State's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boise State's last 10 games when playing on the road against Fresno State
Boise State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Boise State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Fresno State's last 8 games when playing Boise State
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Fresno State's last 10 games when playing at home against Boise State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Fresno State's last 6 games
Fresno State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boise State home to Nevada, Wednesday, February 27
Fresno State at Colorado State, Wednesday, February 27