Colorado State at San Diego State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/24/2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Viejas Arena to play the San Diego State Aztecs on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 15.5 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-11. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 75.6 per game. San Diego State has an overall mark of 11-7. They are averaging 77.7 points per contest and giving up 67.2, which is a point differential of 10.6.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 6-10 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 10-7 against the over/under this year
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 10-6 against the spread this season
The San Diego State Aztecs are 10-6 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
01/23/18 G Prentiss Nixon Ankle is OUT Wednesday vs San Diego State
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
12/31/17 G Montaque Gill-Caesar Left Team is out for season
J.D. Paige averages 10.6 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Che Bob averages 10.1 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Malik Pope averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Devin Watson averages 13.6 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 264th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 231st and 226th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd, and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 257th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 157th in college basketball. Colorado State averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 248th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 332nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 313th in D-1. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 71st and 298th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 201st with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aztecs surrender 67.2 points per contest, which ranks them 62nd in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 125th in those defensive statistics. They rank 132nd with 12.7 assists allowed per contest, and 96th with 33.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aztecs are 232nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season. San Diego State is 93rd in Division 1 with 77.7 points per game this year. They are 150th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 10.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 287th in the nation. They are 44th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game and 125th in assists per contest with 14.6. The Aztecs are 272nd in turnovers per game with 12.2.
The Rams are 267th in the country in defensive rating with 105.4, and their offensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 277th. They are 118th in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 332nd. As a unit they are 322nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 256th in D-1. Colorado State is 240th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 280th in the country.
San Diego State is 292nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 62nd in Division 1. The Aztecs are 38th in the nation in defensive rating with 94.5, and their offensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 79th. They are 131st in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 189th. As a unit they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 219th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/San Diego State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Diego State -15.5
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