Fresno State vs. Chicago State Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023
The Fresno State Bulldogs (10-19) are heavily favored (by 12.5 points) to end a three-game home losing streak when they host the Chicago State Cougars (11-19) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of 132.5.
Fresno State vs. Chicago State Odds
- Fresno State odds to win: -838
- Chicago State odds to win: +563
- Spread: Fresno State (-12.5)
- Total: 132.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV: MW Network
- Where: Fresno, California
- Venue: Save Mart Center
Who Will Win Fresno State vs. Chicago State?
Fresno State and Chicago State Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Fresno State has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 12.5 points or more this season (0-1).
In games this season in which it was an underdog by 12.5 points or more, Chicago State has a 5-4 record against the spread.
The Bulldogs and the Cougars combine to average 0.1 fewer points per game than the total of 132.5 set for this game.
Fresno State and Chicago State have seen its opponents average a combined 4.8 more points per game than the point total of 132.5 set in this matchup.
The average point total in Fresno State’s games this season is 5.0 fewer points than the total of 132.5 in this matchup.
The average point total for the Cougars this year is 9.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.
The Bulldogs have a 10-18-0 record against the spread this season.
So far this year, the Cougars have compiled a 16-11-0 record against the spread.
Fresno State Stats & Insights
Fresno State has been outscored by 3.3 points per game (scoring 62.1 per game to rank 353rd in college basketball while giving up 65.4 per outing to rank 46th in college basketball) and has a -96 scoring differential overall.
Fresno State falls short in the rebound battle by an average of 2.7 boards. It is recording 27.4 rebounds per game (358th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 30.1 per outing.
The Bulldogs knock down 6.2 three-pointers per game (299th in college basketball), 1.1 fewer than their opponents (7.3).
Fresno State ranks 303rd in college basketball with 88.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 225th in college basketball defensively with 93.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.
The Bulldogs are averaging 59.9 points per game at home. On the road, they are playing better offensively, averaging 65.5 points per contest.
Chicago State Stats & Insights
Chicago State has a -48 scoring differential, falling short by 1.6 points per game. It is putting up 70.3 points per game, 210th in college basketball, and is giving up 71.9 per outing to rank 238th in college basketball.
Chicago State comes out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 2.0 boards. It grabs 32.3 rebounds per game (143rd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 30.3.
Chicago State hits 8.3 three-pointers per game (78th in college basketball) while shooting 33.8% from beyond the arc (206th in college basketball). It is making 1.2 more threes than its opponents, who drain 7.1 per game at 32.9%.
Chicago State scores 92.1 points per 100 possessions (226th in college basketball), while giving up 94.2 points per 100 possessions (265th in college basketball).
The Cougars are putting up more points at home (86.6 per game) than on the road (64.3).
Fresno State Key Players to Watch
The Bulldogs leader in points and assists is Isaiah Hill, who scores 12.2 points per game along with 3.8 assists.
Eduardo Andre leads Fresno State in rebounding, pulling down 5.6 rebounds per game while also scoring 7.8 points a contest.
Jemarl Baker Jr. leads the Bulldogs in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.
Hill and Andre lead Fresno State on the defensive end, with Hill leading the team in steals averaging one per game and Andre in blocks averaging 1.4 per contest.
Chicago State Key Players to Watch
Wesley Cardet Jr. puts up 16.8 points per game and is the top scorer for the Cougars.
Chicago State’s leader in rebounds is Jahsean Corbett with 8.9 per game, and its leader in assists is Elijah Weaver with 3.3 per game.
Weaver is consistent from three-point range and leads the Cougars with 2.3 made threes per game.
Chicago State’s leader in steals is Weaver (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Cardet (0.6 per game).
Fresno State vs. Chicago State Prediction
- Pick ATS:
Chicago State (+12.5)
- Pick OU:
Fresno State 72, Chicago State 61
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