Fresno State vs. UNLV odds, line: 2022 college basketball picks, Feb. 16 prediction from proven computer model
Earlier this season, Fresno State’s Orlando Robinson and UNLV’s Bryce Hamilton each scored 24 points in their Mountain West Conference opener, which the Bulldogs won 73-68. The two programs meet for the second time this season Wednesday night at the Save Mart Center, where Fresno is 10-2 this season. Tipoff is at 10:30 p.m. ET and the game will air on CBS Sports Network. UNLV have won just two of their eight road games, but both teams are looking to build positive momentum after losing two of their last three games.
The Bulldogs are favored by six points in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest Fresno State vs. UNLV odds, and the over-under is set at 126. Before we get into the UNLV vs. Fresno State picks, you’ll want to see the model’s college basketball predictions on SportsLine.
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- Fresno State vs Spread UNLV: Fresno State -6
- Fresno State vs. UNLV over-under: 126 points
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What you need to know about Fresno State
Fresno State just couldn’t get things done in a big conference game with Colorado State last Friday, and ultimately lost to the Rams 65-50 on the road. Guard Isaiah Hill is the team’s second-leading scorer, but had a tough game, scoring just seven points on 3 shots for 10 in 36 minutes on the field. Robinson scored 24 points and made 56.3 percent of his shots, but no other player hit double figures on offense in the Bulldogs’ most lopsided loss of the year.
For the season, Robinson is one of the best rebounders in the conference and he’s shooting 8.2 per game. Anthony Holland was also a force behind the glass, with 6.3 rebounds per game. They’ll have to bring their A-games on Wednesday, as UNLV was the second-best rebounding team in the conference. However, Fresno won the battle on the boards in their previous encounter, 30-26, thanks in large part to Robinson coming away with 11 in the win.
What you need to know about UNLV
UNLV was within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap last Friday as the Rebels lost 69-63 to Boise State. Hamilton still finished with a solid game and had 32 points and five rebounds. The only other player to reach double digits was guard Michael Nuga, who had 12 points and four rebounds in the loss.
Despite the loss, UNLV managed to stop Boise from making just 20% of his three-point attempts. For the season, the Rebels’ opponents made just 32% of their shots from beyond the arc. Perimeter defense should play in UNLV’s favor on Wednesday, as the Bulldogs have made just 32.8 percent of their shots from downtown this season.
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