Fresno State vs. Utah Prediction
No. 14 Fresno State will look to pull off the upset tonight in the NCAA Tournament when it faces No. 3 Utah at 7:27PM ET.
After opening as an 8-point favorite, the Utes are now -9 to take down the Bulldogs according to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv. The total has also seen significant line movement, opening at 142.5 before being bet all the way down to 138.5.
The Bulldogs are led by Mountain West Player of the Year Marvelle Harris, a 6-4 senior guard who produces 20.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per game. But they also have a big man in 6-9 junior forward Torren Jones, who also averages double figures while putting up 10.5 points and 7.9 boards per contest.
Fresno State is on a roll entering the NCAA Tournament, winning six straight and covering the spread in six straight as well. They're also 7-0 against the number in their last seven games versus a team with a winning record while the Utes are just 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games coming off a loss.
THURSDAY NCAA TOURNAMENT FREE PICK: FRESNO STATE BULLDOGS +9