Colorado State at Utah State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Dee Glen Smith Spectrum
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 7 point favorites.
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Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 8-9. They currently have a point differential of -5.3 as they are averaging 70.2 points per game while giving up 75.5 per contest. Utah State has an overall mark of 10-7. They are averaging 74.9 points per contest and giving up 70.8, which is a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 4-9 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 7-6 against the over/under this year
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Utah State Aggies are 6-8 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/24/17 G Brock Miller Foot is out indefinitely
11/05/17 C Norbert Janicek Knee is out for season
01/09/18 F Alexis Dargenton Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Colorado State
01/09/18 G Julion Pearre Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Colorado State
J.D. Paige averages 10.3 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Prentiss Nixon averages 17.5 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Koby McEwan averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Sam Merrill averages 15.4 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 75.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 256th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 265th and 272nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd, and they give up 14.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 272nd place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in college basketball. Colorado State averages 70.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 275th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -5.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 334th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 289th in D-1. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 120th and 300th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 170th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 70.8 points per contest, which ranks them 151st in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 171st and 227th in those defensive statistics. They rank 176th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest, and 153rd with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 127th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game this season. Utah State is 168th in Division 1 with 74.9 points per game this year. They are 128th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 98th in the nation. They are 246th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game and 202nd in assists per contest with 13.6. The Aggies are 221st in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Rams are 267th in the country in defensive rating with 105.3, and their offensive rating of 97.9 is ranked 295th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 332nd. As a unit they are 319th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 221st in D-1. Colorado State is 187th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 295th in the country.
Utah State is 192nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 180th in Division 1. The Aggies are 192nd in the nation in defensive rating with 101.8, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 120th. They are 258th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 89th. As a unit they are 94th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 68th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Utah State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah State -7
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