Utah State Aggies vs Colorado State Rams Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/11/2020
Game: Utah State Aggies vs Colorado State Rams
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Moby Arena in Fort Collins, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado State +1.5
The Utah State Aggies travel to Moby Arena to play the Colorado State Rams on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Utah State as 1.5 point favorites.
Utah State heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-7. They currently have a point differential of 12.9 as they are averaging 76.7 points per contest while giving up 63.8 per game. Colorado State has an overall mark of 17-8. They are averaging 76.5 points per contest and giving up 71.6, which is a point differential of 4.9.
Valuable Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 10-14-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 9-14-1 against the over/under
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 13-11-0 against the spread
The Colorado State Rams are 15-9-0 against the over/under
Key Utah State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Justin Bean averages 12.4 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 10.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Sam Merrill comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Nico Carvacho averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 47%. Isaiah Stevens averages 13.4 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 49th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 47th, and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the NCAA. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in the nation. Utah State averages 76.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 49th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 94th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 243rd in D-1. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 11th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 269th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rams surrender 71.6 points per contest, which ranks them 240th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 259th and 233rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 236th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest, and 95th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rams are 157th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. Colorado State is 52nd in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 27th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 32nd in the nation. They are 187th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game and 23rd in assists per contest with 15.8. The Rams are 211th in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Aggies are 32nd in the nation in offensive rating with 109.3. In terms of pace they are 195th in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 114th. As a team they are 62nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 170th in Division 1. Utah State is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado State is 203rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Rams are 63rd in the country in offensive rating with 107.4. In terms of pace they are 156th in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 21st. As a team they are 27th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 130th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Utah State/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado State +1.5
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