Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 156.5.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 14-11 and a road record of 3-5. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-7. The Aggies have an overall record of 12-11 and a home record of 8-5. They have an over/under record of 12-8 and they are 8-12 against the spread.
Gian Clavell comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Antwan Scott averages 16.3 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Colorado State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Chris Smith averages 14.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Aggies. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Jalen Moore averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Colorado State averages 80.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 209th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 68th in the country. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 38th and 186th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 82nd with 11.7 per game. The Rams allow 79.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 311th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 251st and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 152nd and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 327th in the Division 1.
Utah State averages 71.7 points per game this year which ranks them 186th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 139th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 55th in the nation. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 250th and 146th respectively. In the turnover department the Aggies rank 98th with 12 per game. The Aggies allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 196th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 270th and 327th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 259th place in the nation. The Aggies force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 258th in college basketball.
The Rams average 77.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 112.3 and they assist on 50.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. Colorado State turns the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 5.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.9%. The Rams give up 79.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 82.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Aggies score 74.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.3 points per game. The Aggies have a rating on offense of 105.9 and 54.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Utah State turns it over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.2%. The Aggies give up 69.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 9-12 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 14-7 against the over/under
Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 8-12 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 12-8 against the over/under
Colorado State Rams Injuries
12/19/15 G Gian Clavell Hand out for season
12/03/15 G Fred Richardson III Personal out for season
Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/12/15 F David Collette Personal quit the team
01/18/16 F Grayson Moore Foot likely out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State
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