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Fresno State @ UNLV

Current Records: Fresno State 11-4; UNLV 9-6

What to Know

The Fresno State Bulldogs and the UNLV Rebels will face off in a Mountain West clash at 11 p.m. ET Jan. 14 at Thomas & Mack Center. The teams split their matchups last year, with Fresno State winning the first 67-64 and UNLV taking the second 68-67.

The San Jose State Spartans typically have all the answers at home, but on Tuesday the Bulldogs proved too difficult a challenge. Fresno State was the clear victor by a 79-59 margin over SJSU. It was another big night for Fresno State's forward Orlando Robinson, who posted a double-double on 31 points and 12 boards.

Meanwhile, everything went the Rebels' way against the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday as they made off with an 85-56 win. UNLV's forward Donovan Williams was one of the most active players for the squad, picking up 29 points.

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Bulldogs are expected to win a tight contest on Friday. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (6-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.

Their wins bumped Fresno State to 11-4 and UNLV to 9-6. Both Fresno State and UNLV have easy wins in recent memory. We'll see which one's ego takes a hit when they face off.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 11 p.m. ET
  • Where: Thomas & Mack Center -- Las Vegas, Nevada
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $30.80

Odds

The Bulldogs are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Rebels, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line on this game has moved a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Rebels as a 1-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Fresno State have won eight out of their last 11 games against UNLV.

  • Feb 26, 2021 - UNLV 68 vs. Fresno State 67
  • Feb 24, 2021 - Fresno State 67 vs. UNLV 64
  • Feb 08, 2020 - UNLV 68 vs. Fresno State 67
  • Dec 04, 2019 - UNLV 81 vs. Fresno State 80
  • Feb 09, 2019 - Fresno State 83 vs. UNLV 65
  • Feb 21, 2018 - Fresno State 77 vs. UNLV 64
  • Jan 23, 2018 - Fresno State 69 vs. UNLV 63
  • Mar 04, 2017 - Fresno State 72 vs. UNLV 59
  • Mar 10, 2016 - Fresno State 95 vs. UNLV 82
  • Feb 06, 2016 - Fresno State 111 vs. UNLV 104
  • Dec 30, 2015 - Fresno State 69 vs. UNLV 66

Injury Report for UNLV

  • James Hampshire: Game-Time Decision (Shoulder)

Injury Report for Fresno State

  • Destin Whitaker: Game-Time Decision (Foot)
  • Donavan Yap: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
  • Jemarl Baker: Out (Knee)