Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Utah State Aggies head to Moby Arena to take on the Colorado State Rams on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 10-12 and a road record of 2-5. They are 7-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-12. The Rams have an overall record of 15-9 and a home record of 10-4. They have an over/under record of 10-7 and they are 12-6 against the spread.
Jalen Moore comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Koby McEwen averages 15 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Utah State. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
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Prentiss Nixon averages 12.5 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Emmanuel Omogbo averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Utah State averages 71.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 200th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 99th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 160th and 106th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 139th with 13 per game. The Aggies allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 121st and 49th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35 rebounds a game which ranks 155th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 220th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 319th in Division 1.
Colorado State averages 71.3 points per game this year which ranks them 214th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 271st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 208th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per contest which ranks them 38th and 326th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 87th with 12.3 per game. The Rams allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 189th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 40th place in the nation. The Rams force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in college basketball.
The Aggies average 67.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.3 per contest. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 105.1 and they assist on 57.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Utah State turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.9%. The Aggies give up 76.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rams score 75.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.4 points per game. The Rams have a rating on offense of 106.1 and 45.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Colorado State turns it over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.3%. The Rams give up 69 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 7-11 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 6-12 against the over/under
Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 12-6 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 10-7 against the over/under
Utah State Aggies Injuries
02/06/17 G Shane Rector Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. Colorado State
Colorado State Rams Injuries
02/06/17 G Prentiss Nixon Shoulder injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Utah State
01/18/17 G Alex Tarkanian Personal left the team
01/05/17 F Che Bob Academics out for season
01/05/17 G Devocio Butler Academics out for season
01/05/17 F Kimani Jackson Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State -5.5
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