Colorado State vs Air Force Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Air Force +1
The Colorado State Rams travel to Clune Arena to play the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado State as 1 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 74.8 points per game while giving up 70.7 per contest. Air Force has an overall record of 9-9. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 71.8, good for a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 11-7-0 against the over/under
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 10-7-0 against the spread
The Air Force Falcons are 11-6-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaiah Stevens comes into this contest averaging 13.1 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. Nico Carvacho averages 12.5 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 10.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 46%.
Lavelle Scottie averages 15.1 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Ryan Swan-Ford averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 74.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 106th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 42nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 86th in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 183rd and 32nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 122nd with 14.2 per game. The Rams allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 216th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 240th and 227th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 221st place in Division 1. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 51st in the country with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 20th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the nation. They are 331st in the NCAA in rebounding with 31.9 boards per game, and 133rd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Falcons are 288th in turnovers per game with 12.1. The Falcons surrender 71.8 points per contest, which ranks them 243rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 316th and 313th in those defensive statistics. They rank 291st with 14.5 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 30.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 38th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game.
The Rams have an offensive rating of 103.8, which is ranked 131st. They are 171st in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 43rd. As a unit they are 47th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 141st in D-1. Colorado State is 120th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 243rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 8th in the country in offensive rating with 112.4. In terms of pace they are 247th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 9th. As a team they are 3rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 82nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Air Force +1
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