Colorado State at Boise State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Taco Bell Arena
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Taco Bell Arena to play the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Boise State as 8 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-16. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 75.4 per contest. Boise State has an overall record of 11-16. They are averaging 71.6 points per game and surrendering 68.3, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 13-12-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 15-10-0 against the over/under
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 11-14-0 against the spread
The Boise State Broncos are 9-15-1 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
12/11/18 G Cam Christon Transferred is out for season
11/09/18 C Robin Jorch Shoulder is out for season
02/11/19 G Jaycson Bereal Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Nico Carvacho comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 13.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 49%. J.D. Paige averages 15.0 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Justinian Jessup averages 13.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Alex Hobbs averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 75.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 105th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 35th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 95th in the nation. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 225th and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 288th with 11.8 per game. The Rams allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 272nd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 258th and 284th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 117th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 285th place in Division 1. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 213th in the country with 71.6 points per game this year. They are 59th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 137th in the nation. They are 336th in the NCAA in rebounding with 31.3 boards per game, and 290th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Broncos are 284th in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Broncos surrender 68.3 points per contest, which ranks them 92nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 225th and 132nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 98th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 31.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Broncos are 115th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 108.9, which is ranked 66th. They are 187th in college basketball in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 35th. As a unit they are 46th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 127th in D-1. Colorado State is 265th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 213th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 113th in the country in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 300th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 65th. As a team they are 66th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 146th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Boise State -8
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