College baskeball point spread favors Rebels in battle with Bulldogs
UNLV Rebels vs Fresno State Bulldogs Odds
UNLV pays a visit to Fresno State on Wednesday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Save Mart Center.
The Rebels will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 8-13 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bulldogs are 10-8 ATS. UNLV is 7-11 against the total, while Fresno State is 5-9 versus the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Fresno State Bulldogs as 8-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 9-rated UNLV taking on the No. 150-rated Bulldogs in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-64 win for the Rebels on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Fresno State's No. 317 nationally ranked offense (60.2 points per game) against a Rebels defense that sits as the No. 122 at 64 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 39.8% from the field, less than the Rebels have managed so far this season (45.2% on average).
Defensively, UNLV features the nation's No. 168-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.6 points per game. Fresno State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 315 nationally in scoring at home.
UNLV was a 77-72 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Boise State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. Anthony Bennett scored 25 points for UNLV on Saturday, but the Broncos managed a 77-72 victory over the Rebels at Taco Bell Arena.
In their last action, Fresno State was a 62-50 loser on the road against Air Force. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs. Kevin Olekaibe scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 62-50 to Air Force at Clune Arena on Wednesday).
UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing New Mexico are 6-4
After playing Boise State are 2-1
After a loss are 8-2
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego State are 4-6
After playing Air Force are 4-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rebels at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of UNLV's last 10 games on the road
UNLV is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
UNLV is 2-13 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Fresno State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Fresno State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Fresno State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing UNLV
Fresno State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
UNLV home to New Mexico, Saturday, February 9
Fresno State at San Diego State, Saturday, February 9