Colorado State at Air Force College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The Colorado State Rams head to Clune Arena to take on the Air Force Falcons on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Air Force as 1.5 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-15. They currently have a point differential of -5.4 as they are averaging 71.9 points per contest while giving up 77.2 per game. Air Force has an overall mark of 8-13. They are averaging 67.4 points per contest and giving up 72.0, which is a point differential of -4.6.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 7-12 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 12-9 against the over/under this year
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 9-6 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 8-8 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
01/25/18 G J.D. Paige Hand is out indefinitely
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Prentiss Nixon averages 17.2 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Deion James averages 10.3 points per contest in 24.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Lavelle Scottie scores 11.9 points per contest while playing 26 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Trevor Lyons averages 9.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per game. He also brings in 4 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 71.9 points per contest this year, which is 238th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 323rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 269th in Division 1. They average 38.4 boards per contest and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 56th and 253rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 160th with 13.4 per game. The Rams allow 77.2 points per contest, which is 293rd in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 238th and 242nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 208th, and they allow 15.1 assists per game which puts them in 295th place in college basketball. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 123rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 308th in the country with 67.4 points per contest this season. They are 322nd in the nation in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -4.6. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 326th in Division 1. They are 324th in the country in rebounding with 32.4 boards per contest and 194th in assists per game with 13.5. The Falcons are 229th in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Falcons give up 72.0 points per game, which ranks them 169th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 309th and 339th in those defensive statistics. They rank 259th with 14.4 dimes allowed per game and 113th with 33.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Falcons are 239th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
The Rams are 297th in the country in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 100.3 is ranked 272nd. They are 142nd in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 325th. As a unit they are 308th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 246th in D-1. Colorado State is 198th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 293rd in the country.
Air Force is 174th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 339th in the nation. The Falcons are 256th in the country in offensive rating with 100.9, and their defensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 296th. In terms of pace they are 309th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 308th. As a team they are 288th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 64th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State +1.5
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