Colorado State at Air Force NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Clune Arena to play the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Air Force as 2 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 8-13. They currently have a point differential of -2.4 as they are averaging 74.9 points per game while giving up 77.2 per contest. Air Force has an overall mark of 9-12. They are averaging 67.5 points per contest and giving up 70.3, which is a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 11-9-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 13-7-0 against the over/under
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nico Carvacho comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 51%. J.D. Paige averages 15.2 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Lavelle Scottie averages 14.3 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Ryan Swan-Ford averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 74.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 142nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 93rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 120th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 247th and 121st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 298th with 11.7 per game. The Rams allow 77.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 295th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 284th and 321st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 194th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 319th place in Division 1. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 309th in the country with 67.5 points per game this year. They are 121st in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -2.9. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 295th in the nation. They are 280th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 187th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Falcons are 76th in turnovers per game with 14.6. The Falcons surrender 70.3 points per contest, which ranks them 152nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 252nd and 162nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 250th with 14.0 assists allowed per contest and 84th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 87th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 100th. They are 203rd in college basketball in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 90th. As a unit they are 91st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 145th in D-1. Colorado State is 293rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 32nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 290th in the country in offensive rating with 98.2. In terms of pace they are 308th in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 152nd. As a team they are 187th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 153rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Air Force -2
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