California Golden Bears vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Free Prediction 12/19/18

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The California Golden Bears (4-5) will travel to the Save Mart Center to go head-to-head against the Fresno State Bulldogs (7-2). Action begins at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

California Golden Bears at Fresno State Bulldogs ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Bulldogs dismantled the Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves, 91-63, while the Golden Bears fell to the Yale Bulldogs, 76-59.

Fresno State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.344 and a turnover percentage of 9.9. For those same stats, Alaska-Anchorage was 0.169 and 19.3, respectively. California, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.412 vs. 0.327). Fresno State’s Braxton Huggins led the way, contributing 23 points. Meanwhile, California rallied around Paris Austin, who had 18 points.

The prolific offense of Fresno State will battle against the mid-tier defense of California. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Bulldogs rank 85th in offensive efficiency, while the Golden Bears are 341st in defensive efficiency. The Bulldogs should have the advantage on that side of the ball.

California vs. Fresno State ATS Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Fresno State, ATS Winner – Fresno State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Fresno State ranks 61st in three pointers attempted per game (18.9) while California ranks 258th (16.3).
  • The Golden Bears rank 12th in steals allowed per game (5.7) while the Bulldogs rank 74th (5.1).
  • California ranks 39th in blocks allowed per game (3.7) while Fresno State ranks 89th (3.1).
  • The Bulldogs rank 48th in assists per game (13.5) while the Golden Bears rank 217th (10.0).
  • Fresno State ranks 95th in rebounds per game (34.7) while California ranks 254th (33.9).