Colorado State at Boise State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/27/2017
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Taco Bell Arena
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 12 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-6. They currently have a point differential of -4.8 as they are averaging 70.5 points per contest while giving up 75.4 per game. Boise State has an overall mark of 10-2. They are averaging 77.3 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 2-7 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 4-5 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 6-5 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 4-7 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deion James averages 10.7 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Prentiss Nixon averages 17.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Justinian Jessup averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Chandler Hutchison averages 15.5 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 252nd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 235th and 208th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 184th, and they give up 14.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 276th place in the country. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in college basketball. Colorado State averages 70.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 272nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 321st. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 324th in D-1. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 74th and 289th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 152nd with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Broncos surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 35th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 56th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 58th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest, and 65th with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 61st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game this season. Boise State is 122nd in Division 1 with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 153rd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 33rd in the nation. They are 48th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.7 boards per game and 172nd in assists per contest with 14.1. The Broncos are 131st in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Rams are 257th in the country in defensive rating with 104.6, and their offensive rating of 97.9 is ranked 288th. They are 127th in college basketball in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 329th. As a unit they are 313th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 214th in D-1. Colorado State is 163rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 271st in the country.
Boise State is 111th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 40th in Division 1. The Broncos are 20th in the nation in defensive rating with 89.2, and their offensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 137th. They are 174th in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 64th. As a unit they are 72nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State -12
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