Nevada vs. Fresno State - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fresno State Bulldogs (7-9) at Nevada Wolf Pack (6-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf pack and the Fresno State bulldogs face off on Saturday at Lawlor Events Center in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 6-8 this season and they have won their last four games in a row. Nevada is averaging 62.1 points and they are shooting 38.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.1 points and their opponents are shooting 38.1 percent. D.J. Fenner is averaging 12 points per game to lead the Wolf Pack. A.J. West is averaging 11.5 points and 9.5 rebounds, Marqueze Coleman is averaging 10.6 points, and Michael Perez is averaging 9.5 points. Nevada is 5-2 a home this season.
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The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-9 this season and they have won three of their last four games. FSU is averaging 61.2 points and they are shooting 41.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.7 points and their opponents are shooting 38. 1 percent. Marvelle Harris is averaging 17.2 points and 5.3 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs. Julien Lewis is averaging 12.7 points, Paul Watson is averaging 11.3 points, and Karachi Edo is averaging 9.9 points. Fresno State is 1-5 on the road this season.
Nevada is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 4-1 against the spread against the Mountain West, and 2-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Fresno State is 12-4 against the spread against the Mountain West, 0-7 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 1-7 against the spread following a win. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
Fresno State has been playing well of late but all of those big wins have been at home and I need to see them do it on the road before I have more confidence in them so my play is Nevada.