Air Force at Colorado State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Air Force Falcons travel to Moby Arena to play the Colorado State Rams on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 9 point favorites.
Air Force heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-10. They currently have a point differential of -2.5 as they are averaging 69.2 points per contest while giving up 71.7 per game. Colorado State has an overall mark of 10-9. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 75.4, which is a point differential of -4.0.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 7-4 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 7-5 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 6-9 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 9-6 against the over/under this year
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Lavelle Scottie averages 11.6 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Trevor Lyons averages 9.1 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Prentiss Nixon averages 17.9 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Che Bob averages 10.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force averages 69.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 292nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 289th. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 277th in the country. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 313th and 195th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 177th with 13.2 per game. The Falcons allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in Division 1. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc, ranking them 320th and 341st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 14.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 250th place in college basketball. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State is 251st in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 326th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -4.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 291st in college basketball. They are 98th in the nation in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 300th in assists per contest with 11.9. The Rams are 166th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Rams surrender 75.4 points per contest, which ranks them 255th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 246th and 249th in those defensive statistics. They rank 263rd with 14.5 assists allowed per contest and 228th with 36.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 199th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game this season.
The Falcons are 282nd in the country in defensive rating with 106.4, and their offensive rating of 102.6 is ranked 217th. They are 304th in college basketball in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 265th. As a unit they are 234th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 83rd in D-1. Air Force is 130th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 341st in the country.
Colorado State is 191st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 283rd in the nation. The Rams are 277th in the country in offensive rating with 99.4, and their defensive rating of 105 is ranked 262nd. In terms of pace they are 135th in Division 1 with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 325th. As a team they are 311th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 233rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Air Force/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado State -9
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