Colorado State vs Utah State predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Utah State Aggies
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah State -8.5
The Colorado State Rams travel to Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to play the Utah State Aggies on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Utah State as 8.5 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 14-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 70.3 per contest. Utah State has an overall mark of 15-6. They are averaging 78.2 points per contest and giving up 64.7, which is a point differential of 13.5.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 11-9-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 12-8-0 against the over/under
Important Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 7-12-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 8-10-1 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaiah Stevens comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Nico Carvacho averages 12.0 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 10.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 44%.
Sam Merrill averages 17.5 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Justin Bean averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 75.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 83rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 69th in the nation. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 186th and 36th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.3 per game. The Rams allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 210th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 222nd and 210th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 218th place in Division 1. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 162nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah State is 33rd in the country with 78.2 points per game this year. They are 134th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 245th in the nation. They are 13th in the NCAA in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game, and 17th in assists per contest with 16.4. The Aggies are 279th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Aggies surrender 64.7 points per contest, which ranks them 74th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 70th in those defensive statistics. They rank 43rd with 10.5 assists allowed per contest and 75th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 179th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 105.4, which is ranked 103rd. They are 181st in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 31st. As a unit they are 41st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 135th in D-1. Colorado State is 175th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Utah State is 305th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 109.2, which is ranked 42nd. They are 146th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 142nd. As a unit they are 86th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 172nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Utah State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State -8.5
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