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Utah Utes vs Fresno State Bulldogs in college hoops odds

Fresno State BulldogsUtah Utes
6-3December 07, 2013, 05:00 | Jon M. Huntsman Center6-1



The Utah Utes will be trying to slam the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday when the teams tip off at Jon M. Huntsman Center in college betting action.

The Utes sport a record of 6-1 and 3-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 6-3 and 4-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-1 for the Utes and 5-3 for the Bulldogs.

View Fresno State Bulldogs vs Utah Utes Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 9-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Utes rated this week at No. 124 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 91.

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Fresno State won its last outing, a 71-67 result against Northern Arizona on December 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. The Lumberjacks were burned for 27 points by Marvelle Harris on Sunday as the Bulldogs put another game in the win column, 71-67, at Save Mart Center.

Utah lost its last outing, a 69-67 result against Boise State on December 3. They covered in that game as a 10-point underdog. The Utes endured a 69-67 loss at the hands of the Broncos on Tuesday, despite a 19-point effort from Jordan Loveridge at Taco Bell Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 176 in NCAA hoops at 35 per game. Contrast that with Utah’s No. 31 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Utah is the No. 123-ranked team in the country at 6.14 per game, while Fresno State rates No. 56 at 7.67 per game.

A few Bulldogs at Utes trends to consider:
Fresno State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Fresno State is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Fresno State is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Utah is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Fresno State at California, Saturday, December 14th
Utah at Idaho State, Tuesday, December 10th

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