Fresno State Bulldogs face Air Force Falcons: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Fresno State BulldogsAir Force Falcons
Jan 30, 9:00 PM | Clune Arena

Fresno State Bulldogs vs Air Force Falcons Odds

7-12TEAM RECORD12-6

The Air Force Falcons host Fresno State on Wednesday, looking to build on their 12-6 mark against the 7-12 Bulldogs in college hoops action at Clune Arena.

The Falcons bring a 12-6 record (8-4-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-12 Bulldogs, who are 10-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Air Force go 6-3 so far and the Bulldogs go 5-8.

View Fresno State vs Air Force Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Falcons, most recently No. 117 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 139 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-65 victory for the Falcons.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 314 in NCAA hoops at 31 per game. Contrast that with Air Force’s No. 319 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Air Force is the No. 22-ranked team in the country at 8.3 per game, while Fresno State rates No. 198 at 5.9 per game.

Defensively, Fresno State features the nation's No. 50-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.7 points per game. Air Force, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Fresno State was a 74-63 loser at home against Colorado State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs endured a 74-63 loss at the hands of the Rams on Saturday, despite a 23-point effort from Tyler Johnson at Save Mart Center.

Air Force was a 57-48 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Wyoming. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Air Force got 16 points from Taylor Broekhuis en route to a 57-48 victory over Wyoming on Saturday at Arena-Auditorium.

Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing UNLV are 3-2
After playing Colorado State are 4-3
After a loss are 3-7

Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego State are 4-6
After playing Wyoming are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Bulldogs at Falcons trends to consider:
Fresno State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Air Force is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Air Force is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Air Force is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Fresno State

Next up:
Fresno State home to UNLV, Wednesday, February 6
Air Force home to San Diego State, Saturday, February 2

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