The Fresno State Bulldogs (10-18, 6-11 MWC) and Wyoming Cowboys (7-22, 2-15 MWC) will go head-to-head at Save Mart Center to bring the regular season to an end. Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.
Wyoming Cowboys vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Preview
In the Cowboys’ last contest, they fell to the Nevada Wolf Pack, 73-68. With 27 points on 7-for-12 shooting, Jake Hendricks was the top scorer from either team. Nevada held the Cowboys to an offensive rebounding percentage of 5.4 (below their season average of 14.8). Wyoming, meanwhile, did a great job of making free throws (13-15; 86.7 percent).
The Bulldogs are hoping for a better outcome after their 78-76 loss to the Nevada Wolf Pack in their last matchup. Niven Hart was Fresno State’s leading scorer with 18 points on 5-for-11 shooting. Nevada had a healthier turnover percentage (13.4 vs. 14.4). Fresno State, meanwhile, had a free throw rate of 0.214 (above their season average of 0.212).
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the country’s slowest-paced teams face off. Fresno State ranks 307th in possessions per game (66.4) and Wyoming is 277th (67.2).
These two schools have already met once this season. The Bulldogs won 65-50. The Bulldogs dominated every facet of the game. They had an absurd free throw rate of 0.340 and an extraordinary offensive rebounding percentage of 51.4. For those same stats, the Cowboys were 0.036 and 32.4, respectively. Orlando Robinson was the game’s top overall scorer with 19 points.
Wyoming Cowboys at Fresno State Bulldogs Odds Prediction
Pick: SU Winner – Fresno State, ATS Winner – Fresno State, O/U – Under
The Cowboys are 16th in the NCAA with 2.4 blocks allowed per game while the Bulldogs are 19th with 2.4 blocks allowed per game.
Fresno State ranks 81st in rebounds per game (37.3) while Wyoming ranks 287th (29.2).
The Bulldogs rank 16th in three pointers attempted per game (27.8) while the Cowboys rank 218th in three pointers allowed per game (23.3).
Fresno State ranks 176th in assists per game (12.4) while Wyoming ranks 248th (10.8).
The Bulldogs have scored an equal number of points as their opponents. On the season, Fresno State has defeated opponents by an average of 0.2 points.
During their last five games, the Cowboys have scored an average of 68.4 points per game (7.1 above their season average) and allowed an average of 79.4 points per game (10.1 above their season average).