Fresno State vs. Boise State - 1/9/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (13-3) at Fresno State Bulldogs (12-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:00 pm (Save Mart Center)
The Line: Fresno State Bulldogs -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boise State Broncos lock horns with the Fresno State Bulldogs in Tuesday college basketball action.
The Boise State Broncos are trying to keep pace with the Nevada Wolf Pack in the Mountain West and were doing their part with three straight wins to open conference play before a 79-78, overtime loss at the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday ended the run. Boise State was outshot 44.1%-39.7% but stayed in the game with nine more looks.
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The Broncos were in the gam until the final horn sounded behind the 27 point explosion from Chandler Hutchison who posted six board and three steals on 6-19 including 14-20 at the line. Zach Haney added 15 points and seven rebounds while six others scored between 5-6 points for Boise State.
The Fresno State Bulldogs have manufacture some outstanding numbers thus far and are hoping they can make a run at the Mountain West crown. Fresno State stands at 2-2 in the conference following an 82-79, overtime victory at the Colorado State Rams as a four point road favorite with a few more free throws being the biggest difference.
Deshon Taylor was the Bulldogs best offensive weapon with a contest high 22 points with five pulls, three assists and three steals on 6-14 from the floor and 8-10 at the line followed by Bryson Williams with 13 points and seven rebounds. Fresno State received 12 points and five yanks from Ray Bowles Jr. while Sam Bittner added eight points and six rebounds.
Over is 9-1-1 in Boise State last 11 vs. Mountain West and Boise State are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall and under is 5-2-1 in Boise State last 8 road games. Under is 9-3 in Fresno State last 12 vs. Mountain West and under is 7-3 in Fresno State last 10 home games and over is 7-3 in Fresno State last 10 overall. Boise State are 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings and underdog is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
Boise State is supposed to be one of the best in the Mountain West and I look for a bounce back from the loss to Wyoming…