San Diego State at Fresno State: 2/20/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Fresno State Bulldogs (9-8) vs San Diego State Aztecs (16-4)
Game Info: Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Save Mart Center)
Betting Odds: Fresno State Bulldogs +13.5 -- Over/Under: 128.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Diego State Aztecs and Fresno State Bulldogs face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the Save Mart Center.
These two teams faced off on Thursday and it was San Diego State that was able to come away with the 67-53. Forward Matt Mitchell was the best San Diego State averaging 19 points and five rebounds. Forward Orlando Robinson was the best player for Fresno State putting up 17 points and 13 rebounds.
The San Diego State Aztecs have looked good this season and coming into this game they sit with a 16-4 record overall. Coming into this game, San Diego State has won seven games in a row and during those seven games they have covered five of the spreads. San Diego State is averaging 74.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 60.9 points per game. Forward Matt Mitchell has been the best player for San Diego State averaging 15.2 points while shooting 45.3 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Fresno State Bulldogs who sit with a 9-8 record overall and they had won two games in a row before losing against San Diego State. Fresno State on the season is averaging 64.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.6 points per game. In this game if Fresno State wants to come away with a victory, they are going to need their defense to be strong early and slow down the Aztecs offense.
San Diego State is 19-7 against the spread in their last 26 road games. Fresno State is 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games overall. The under is 9-3 in Fresno State’s last 12 games overall. The road team is 14-3 against the spread in the last 17 meetings played between the two teams.
San Diego State is the better team and their defense is going to lock down in this game. Look for Fresno State to struggle to score and they will have no chance to keep this game close. Back San Diego State against the spread.