Fresno State vs Colorado State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/8/23

Colorado State Rams (14-17) vs Fresno State Bulldogs (11-19)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)

Betting Odds: Colorado State Rams -2.5 -- Over/Under: 135.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Fresno State Bulldogs and Colorado State Rams face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown in the Mountain West Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center. When these two teams faced off on February 18th it was Colorado State that secured the 60-57 victory. 

Fresno State Betting Preview

Fresno State comes into this game with an 11-19 record and they have gone 11-18 against the spread. Last Saturday Fresno State faced off against Chicago State, and they were able to secure a 108-72 victory. Jemarl Baker had a strong game putting up 43 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Fresno State is averaging 63.6 points while their defense is giving up 65.6 points per game. The offense is ranked 344th in college basketball but in this game, it’s going to need to be even better. 

Colorado State Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is Colorado State who sits with a 14-17 record and they have gone 12-18 against the spread. Colorado State hasn’t had the best season, but they are coming off a victory to end the regular season. In the last game against New Mexico, Colorado State scored 92 points and that was enough to secure the eight point victory. John Tonje had a strong game finishing with 24 points, five rebounds, and two assists. Colorado State is averaging 73 points while their defense is giving up 71.8 points per game. xx is averaging 17.9 points while shooting 47.9 percent from the field. 

Fresno State vs Colorado State Trends

Colorado State is 1-5 against the spread in their last six games played on a neutral site. The under is 5-0 in Fresno State’s last five games on Wednesday. The under is 3-0-1 in Fresno State’s last four games played on a neutral site. 

Shane’s Free Pick

Colorado State looked quite impressive against a solid New Mexico team and they are going to continue that success here. Colorado State is averaging 73 points per game and they are going to go even higher than that number here. Fresno State isn’t going to be keeping up, and Colorado State is going to cover the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Colorado State -2.5

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