Colorado State vs Boise State College Basketball Game Picks 12/7/2019
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Boise State Broncos
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Taco Bell Arena in Boise, ID
Odds/Point Spread: Boise State -6
The Colorado State Rams head to Taco Bell Arena to take on the Boise State Broncos on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this game has Boise State as 6 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-4. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 70.8 per game. Boise State has an overall mark of 4-3. They are averaging 81.9 points per contest and giving up 72.4, which is a point differential of 9.4.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 5-5-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 7-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Boise State Broncos Betting Trends
The Boise State Broncos are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Boise State Broncos are 4-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Boise State Broncos Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nico Carvacho comes into this game averaging 13.7 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 55%. Isaiah Stevens averages 11.8 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Derrick Alston scores 21.6 points per contest while playing 35.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Justinian Jessup averages 16.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 37.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 72.0 points per contest, which is 186th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 67th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 75th in the nation. They average 33.3 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 287th and 140th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 152nd with 13.9 per game. The Rams allow 70.8 points per contest, which is 229th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 279th and 158th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 68th, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 210th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Boise State is 28th in the nation with 81.9 points per contest this season. They are 113th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 92nd in the NCAA. They are 238th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.7 boards per contest and 112th in assists per game with 14.4. The Broncos are 310th in turnovers per contest with 11.6. The Broncos give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 262nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 290th and 178th in those defensive statistics. They rank 263rd with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 199th with 35.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Broncos are 172nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 103.3, which is ranked 146th. They are 260th in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 71st. As a unit they are 65th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 189th in D-1. Colorado State is 102nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Boise State is 328th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Broncos are 59th in the country in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 195th in Division 1 with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 99th. As a team they are 74th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 141st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Boise State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State +6
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