The Fresno State Bulldogs (3-2) will be at home in Save Mart Center when they square off with the Montana State Bobcats (3-2). The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 146.5 points with Fresno State set as an 8.5-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 26, 2017.
Montana State Bobcats vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Odds Preview
In the Bobcats last game, they defeated the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks, 88-82. Tyler Hall was the games high scorer with 34 points on 11-for-19 shooting. The Bobcats forced 15 turnovers and had a free throw rate of 0.481 (above their season average of 0.231).
The Bulldogs come in on a high note after topping the George Mason Patriots in their last game, 79-73. Fresno State’s Bryson Williams played a pivotal role with 15 points and 10 rebounds. The Bulldogs held the Patriots to an effective field goal percentage of 0.491 (below the 0.542 mark opponents have averaged against Fresno State this season) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 20.7 (below their season average of 30.3).
Second-chance opportunities could be rare for Fresno State in this battle. The Bulldogs rank 245th in offensive rebounding percentage (27.8 percent), while Montana State ranks 98th in defensive rebounding percentage (72.8 percent) dating back to last season.
Both of these teams have typically gone over the O/U total. Montana State games have gone over 60.0 percent of the time, while 75.0 percent of games including Fresno State have finished over. Both teams have respectable straight up (SU) records (3-2 for Montana State; 3-2 for Fresno State), but the Bobcats have the edge against the spread (ATS). Montana State is 2-3 ATS, while the Bulldogs are 1-3.
Montana State Bobcats at Fresno State Bulldogs Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Fresno State, ATS Winner – Fresno State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Bulldogs rank 117th in rebounds allowed per game (34.2) while the Bobcats rank 232nd (36.5).
- Montana State ranks 16th in three pointers attempted per game (26.0) while Fresno State ranks 288th (18.2).
- The Bulldogs rank 13th in steals per game (8.3) while the Bobcats rank 195th (5.8).
- Fresno State ranks 95th in blocks per game (3.8) while Montana State ranks 246th (2.4).