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San Diego State Aztecs vs Fresno State Bulldogs Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Feb 9, 6:00 PM | Viejas Arena

Fresno State Bulldogs vs San Diego State Aztecs Odds

8-13TEAM RECORD17-5

Viejas Arena will host San Diego State Aztecs vs. Fresno State Bulldogs action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 11-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Aztecs are 9-8 ATS. Fresno State is 5-10 on the totals; San Diego State is 8-6-2.

View Fresno State vs San Diego State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with San Diego State in this one found them as 15-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 16-ranked Aztecs and the No. 150-rated Bulldogs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-62 win for the Aztecs on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego State has the nation's No. 115-rated offensive output, at 69.9 PPG. The visiting Bulldogs defense ranks No. 47 allowing on average 60.7 PPG. The Aztecs FG% has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.7% per game.

Defensively, Fresno State features the nation's No. 45-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.6 points per game. San Diego State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 154 nationally in scoring at home.

Fresno State was a 64-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against UNLV. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Fresno State earned a 64-55 victory over UNLV on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Kevin Olekaibe at Save Mart Center.

San Diego State was a 63-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Boise State. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. San Diego State got 16 points from James Rahon en route to a 63-62 victory over Boise State on Wednesday at Viejas Arena.

Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing New Mexico are 4-2
After playing UNLV are 3-2
After a win are 4-6

San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado State are 8-2
After playing Boise State are 3-0
After a win are 7-3

A few Bulldogs at Aztecs trends to consider:
Fresno State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against San Diego State
Fresno State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego State
Fresno State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Diego State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Fresno State
San Diego State is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
San Diego State is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
San Diego State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
Fresno State home to New Mexico, Wednesday, February 13
San Diego State at Colorado State, Wednesday, February 13