Bulldogs open as college hoops underdog vs Broncos
Fresno State Bulldogs vs Boise State Broncos Odds
The Boise State Broncos host Fresno State on Wednesday, looking to build on their 13-4 mark against the 7-10 Bulldogs in college hoops action at Taco Bell Arena.
The Broncos bring a 13-4 record (7-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-10 Bulldogs, who are 9-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Boise State go 8-2 so far and the Bulldogs go 3-8.
Bettors looking to side with Boise State in this one found them as 11-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 64 (Broncos) and the No. 137 (Bulldogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-66 result in favor of the Broncos has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Boise State's No. 19-ranked scoring average of 77.9 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 40 and allowing 59.4 PPG. The Broncos FG% has averaged 48.1% to date this season, more than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (39.6% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Fresno State owns the country's No. 30-rated mark, allowing 61.2 points per game on the highway. Boise State, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring at home.
Fresno State lost its last outing, a 68-61 result against Nevada on January 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point favorite. Fresno State got 16 points from Tyler Johnson but lost anyway, 68-61, to Nevada on Saturday at Save Mart Center.
In their last action, Boise State was a 91-80 loser on the road against Air Force. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Ryan Watkins scored 24 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 91-80 against Air Force in college basketball action at Clune Arena.
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado State are 4-3
After playing Nevada are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Nevada are 5-5
After playing Air Force are 1-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few Bulldogs at Broncos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Fresno State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boise State
Fresno State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Fresno State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boise State
Fresno State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Boise State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boise State's last 5 games when playing Fresno State
Boise State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Fresno State
Boise State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boise State's last 7 games when playing at home against Fresno State
Fresno State home to Colorado State, Saturday, January 26
Boise State at Nevada, Saturday, January 26