Fresno State Bulldogs host Colorado Buffaloes in college basketball action
Colorado Buffaloes vs Fresno State Bulldogs Odds
The Fresno State Bulldogs host Colorado on Wednesday, looking to build on their 5-4 mark against the 7-2 Buffaloes in college hoops action at Save Mart Center.
The Bulldogs sport records of 5-4 and 6-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Buffaloes have 7-2 and 5-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-4 for the Bulldogs and 3-2 for the Buffaloes.
The visitors opened as 3-point favorites 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:
The Bulldogs sit at No. 183 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Buffaloes sit at No. 70 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bulldogs will win this game 69-67.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Fresno State has the nation's No. 295-rated offensive output, at 60.8 PPG. The visiting Buffaloes defense ranks No. 245 allowing on average 69.9 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 40.3% so far, less than the Buffaloes marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Colorado owns the country's No. 245-rated mark, allowing 74.7 points per game on the highway. Fresno State, on the other hand, rates No. 216 in scoring at home.
Colorado was a 90-54 loser in its last match on the road against Kansas. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as underdogs. Colorado was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Kansas and falling by a 90-54 score at Allen Fieldhouse.
Fresno State was a 59-50 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Washington State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Jerry Brown scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 59-50 to Washington State at Friel Court on Sunday).
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Kansas are 2-8
After a loss are 8-2
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing UC Irvine are 1-0
After playing Washington State are 2-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Buffaloes at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Fresno State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Fresno State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Colorado home to Northern Arizona, Friday, December 21
Fresno State home to UC Irvine, Saturday, December 15