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Fresno State vs Wyoming Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 31st Betting Odds

Bulldogs vs Cowboys Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Fresno State Bulldogs at Wyoming Cowboys
  • Where: Laramie at Arena-Auditorium
  • Date: Tuesday, January 31st
  • Betting Odds: Fresno State +3.5, FREST +142 | WYOM -177 O/U 126.5

Bulldogs Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Wyoming, the Fresno State Bulldogs will be taking the floor for the 21st time this season and have an overall record of 7-13. On the road, the Bulldogs will be playing their 11th game of the season, having gone 2-9. So far, the Bulldogs have been the underdog 12 times, going 3-9 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3.5 underdogs on the spread.

Isaih Moore comes into today’s game as the Bulldogs’ leading scorer at 12.06 points per contest. Not only has Moore been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Fresno State’s top rebounder at 7.88 boards per contest. Behind Moore, the team has benefited from the strong play of Jemarl Baker, who is second on the team in scoring at 10.94 points per game. Overall, he has hit 36.6% of his shots and is adding 2.47 boards per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Fresno State this season, as they are currently ranked 395th in college basketball at 64.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bulldogs’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.3%, placing them 353rd in the NCAA.

Cowboys Preview:

Through 20 games, the Wyoming Cowboys have an overall record of 6-14. Currently, the Cowboys have been the home team 14 times, sitting with a record of 6-8. The Cowboys’ are sitting with a betting line that is -3.5 points in their favor. For the season, Wyoming has been favored to win in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 4-3.

Wyoming’s leading scorer this season is Noah Reynolds, who is averaging 15.59 points per contest. So far, Reynolds has accounted for 18.9% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.35 rebounds per game and 2.0 assists. Hunter Maldonado is the second leading scorer for the Cowboys, averaging 12.89 points per game. Between him and Maldonado, they are accounting for 35.4% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, Wyoming is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.0 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 20 games, they have only hit 34.3% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 43.12% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Free Spread Prediction: Fresno State Bulldogs +3.5

After boiling down all the statistics and trends, it is clear why the oddsmakers have placed the Wyoming Cowboys as the favorites to win. Not only do the Fresno State Bulldogs have a mediocre record vs the spread at away of late 3-7, but Wyoming also has the statistical edge in 3-pointers made per game and overall field goal percentage. Yet, our model shows that the current odds of -3.5 points in favor of the Cowboys is too high and there is good value on grabbing Fresno State vs the spread. While most bettors will likely be piling on the Wyoming Cowboys as the favorite, we full good about taking the oppsite side and grabbing Fresno State taking the points.