UNLV vs. Fresno State - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

UNLV vs. Fresno State - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Fresno State Bulldogs (8-15) at UNLV Runnin' Rebels (11-13)

College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)

The Line: UNLV Runnin' Rebels -4.5 -- Over/Under: 137.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Fresno State Bulldogs and UNLV Rebels meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Thomas & Mack Center.

The Fresno State Bulldogs need a win after splitting their last six games. The Fresno State Bulldogs are averaging 70.6 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 66.5 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Nate Grimes is averaging 12.8 points and 9.6 rebounds while Orlando Robinson is averaging 12 points and 6.8 rebounds. New Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Jarred Hyder is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Fresno State Bulldogs are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Fresno State Bulldogs are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game. The Fresno State Bulldogs have split their last six road games.

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The UNLV Rebels need a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The UNLV Rebels are averaging 71.9 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.9 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Amauri Hardy is averaging 14.8 points and 3.7 assists while Bryce Hamilton is averaging 12.9 points and 4.5 rebounds. Elijah Mitrou-Long is the third double-digit scorer and Donnie Tillman is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The UNLV Rebels are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The UNLV Rebels are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.4 rebounds per game. The UNLV Rebels have won six of their last seven home games. 

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The Fresno State Bulldogs just aren't a team I'm running to the window to bet, especially on the road where they shoot just 39.3 percent from the field and 29 percent from deep. The UNLV Rebels have lost four straight, but they play their best ball at home where they win by an average of 8.1 points and shoot 46.3 percent from the field. The UNLV Rebels are also 9-5 ATS at home. I'll lay the reasonable chalk with the UNLV Rebels at home.

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Randy’s Pick UNLV Runnin' Rebels -4.5

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