Colorado State Rams vs Wyoming Cowboys Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Wyoming Cowboys
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Arena-Auditorium in Laramie, WY
Odds/Point Spread: Wyoming +9.5
The Colorado State Rams travel to Arena-Auditorium to play the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado State as 9.5 point favorites.
Colorado State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.6 as they are averaging 76.3 points per contest while giving up 71.8 per game. Wyoming has an overall record of 6-19. They are averaging 60.2 points per game and surrendering 68.4, good for a point differential of -8.2.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 13-12-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 16-9-0 against the over/under
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 12-12-0 against the spread
The Wyoming Cowboys are 12-12-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
02/08/20 F Hunter Thompson Mononucleosis is out indefinitely
01/06/20 F Tyler Morman Concussion is out for season
01/06/20 F Austin Mueller Knee is out for season
Nico Carvacho averages 12.5 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 10.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 46%. Isaiah Stevens comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Jake Hendricks averages 9.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 32% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Hunter Maldonado averages 17.0 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 245th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 267th and 231st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 95th, and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 242nd place in the NCAA. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 146th in the nation. Colorado State averages 76.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 52nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 31st in D-1. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 201st and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 68.4 points per contest, which ranks them 154th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 191st and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 119th with 11.8 assists allowed per contest, and 284th with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 94th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game. Wyoming is 344th in the country with 60.2 points per game this year. They are 316th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -8.2. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 318th in the nation. They are 349th in the country in rebounding with 29.4 boards per game and 327th in assists per contest with 10.5. The Cowboys are 184th in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 54th. They are 173rd in college basketball in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 18th. As a unit they are 22nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 131st in D-1. Colorado State is 213th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Wyoming is 55th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 342nd in the country in offensive rating with 89.8. In terms of pace they are 320th in Division 1 with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 285th. As a team they are 270th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 24th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Wyoming college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wyoming +9.5
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