The Fresno State Bulldogs (4-2) will be at home in Save Mart Center when they square off against the Weber State Wildcats (4-2). Fresno State opened as a 10.5-point favorite, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 141 points. Tip-off is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Weber State Wildcats vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Preview
In the Wildcats last outing, they won big over the Black Hills State Yellow Jackets, 105-52. Brekkott Chapman was the top scorer from either team with 29 points on 9-for-12 shooting. The Wildcats had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.808 vs. 0.336) and had a better turnover percentage (15.8 vs. 18.0).
The Bulldogs come in on a high note after topping the Montana State Bobcats in their last game, 80-67. With 31 points on 9-for-16 shooting, Deshon Taylor was the games high scorer. Fresno State dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an extraordinary free throw rate of 0.593 (above their season average of 0.175) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 42.9 (above their season average of 29.4). For those same stats, Montana State was 0.296 and 27.0, respectively.
The aggressive Weber State offense looks poised to dominate from the charity stripe. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Wildcats rank 23rd in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.301, while Fresno State ranks 333rd in FTA rate allowed (0.312).
These two teams are complete opposites in terms of the O/U total. Weber State games have finished under 100.0 percent of the time, while 80.0 percent of games including Fresno State have finished over. Both teams have very similar records straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS). The Wildcats are 4-2 SU and 2-2 ATS, while the Bulldogs are 4-2 SU and 2-3 ATS.
Weber State Wildcats vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Free Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Fresno State, ATS Winner – Weber State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Wildcats rank seventh in blocks allowed per game (2.2) while the Bulldogs rank 70th (3.0).
- Weber State ranks 49th in assists allowed per game (11.6) while Fresno State ranks 93rd (12.3).
- Fresno State ranks 13th in steals per game (8.3) while Weber State ranks 239th (5.3).
- The Wildcats rank 126th in three pointers attempted per game (22.1) while the Bulldogs rank 287th (18.1).
- Fresno State ranks 194th in rebounds per game (35.4) while Weber State ranks 296th (32.8).