Fresno State vs. Nevada - 1/24/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (6-11) at Fresno State Bulldogs (9-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Save Mart Center)
The Line: Fresno State Bulldogs -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack and Fresno State Bulldogs play Saturday night at the Save Mart Center.
The Nevada Wolf Pack have split their last eight games and play their sixth true road game. On the season, Nevada is averaging 60.5 points on 37.9 percent shooting and is allowing 66.3 points on 40.1 percent shooting. AJ West is averaging 12.1 points and 9.4 rebounds while D.J. Fenner is averaging 10.7 points and 3.2 rebounds. Marqueze Coleman is dishing 2.2 assists and Michael Perez is shooting 33.6 percent from the field. The Nevada Wolf Pack have five players averaging at least 6.9 points, and they’re shooting 70.1 percent from the line and 24.5 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Nevada is allowing 34.1 percent shooting from downtown and has given up 69 or less points in nine of its last 11 games. Nevada is 1-4 SU on the road.
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The Fresno State Bulldogs have won five of their last seven games and look for their fifth MWC win. On the season, Fresno State is averaging 62.6 points on 41.2 percent shooting and is allowing 65.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Marvelle Harris is averaging 18.1 points and 5.1 rebounds while Cezar Guerrero is averaging 13.5 points and three assists. Paul Watson is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Julien Lewis is shooting 37.3 percent from the field. The Fresno State Bulldogs have four players averaging double-digit points, and they’re shooting 69.5 percent from the line and 29.8 percent from downtown. Defensively, Fresno State is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in five of its last seven games.
The Wolf Pack are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS loss and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The road team is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the underdog is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
It's the same song and dance with the Fresno State Bulldogs. They're a team that really turns it on once MWC play begins. Look for the Bulldogs to keep the trends going and win this game by double digits.