Colorado State at Wyoming College Basketball Picks and Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Arena-Auditorium to play the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado State as 4.5 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 9-14. They currently have a point differential of -1.5 as they are averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 77.1 per contest. Wyoming has an overall record of 5-17. They are averaging 65.9 points per game and surrendering 75.3, good for a point differential of -9.4.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 12-10-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 14-8-0 against the over/under
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 6-15-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 8-13-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
02/06/19 F Nico Carvacho Ankle is questionable
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
12/21/18 G Hunter Maldonado Back is out for season
12/11/18 G Nyaires Redding Suspension is out indefinitely
11/09/18 G Bradley Belt Redshirt is out for season
01/18/19 G Tariq Johnson Heart is out for season
01/11/19 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Lwal Dung Personal has left team
01/02/19 G Jake Hendricks Knee is out indefinitely
J.D. Paige averages 14.8 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Nico Carvacho comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 12.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is at 51%.
Hunter Thompson averages 11.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Justin James averages 20.0 points per game while playing 38.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 77.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 300th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 271st and 312th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 156th, and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 312th place in the NCAA. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the nation. Colorado State averages 75.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 115th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 44th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 127th in D-1. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 243rd and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 309th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 75.3 points per contest, which ranks them 267th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 260th and 190th in those defensive statistics. They rank 290th with 14.8 assists allowed per contest, and 295th with 37.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 113th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game. Wyoming is 321st in the country with 65.9 points per game this year. They are 298th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -9.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 158th in the nation. They are 335th in the country in rebounding with 31.2 boards per game and 347th in assists per contest with 9.8. The Cowboys are 69th in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 108.8, which is ranked 69th. They are 198th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 52nd. As a unit they are 61st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 162nd in D-1. Colorado State is 292nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Wyoming is 32nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 334th in the country in offensive rating with 92.9. In terms of pace they are 138th in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 275th. As a team they are 236th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 114th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Wyoming college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wyoming +4.5
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