Colorado Statevs. Boise State - 12/31/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (10-3) at Colorado State Rams (13-0)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The Colorado State Rams and the Boise State Broncos face off on Wednesday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Colorado State Rams are 13-0 this season and they are ranked 24th in the nation. Colorado State is averaging 72.1 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.4 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. J.J. Avila is averaging 14.5 points and 7.6 rebounds to lead the Rams. Stanton Kidd is averaging 12.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, Daniel Bejarano is averaging 11.2 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Gian Clavell is averaging 10.3 points. CSU as played the 225th ranked schedule in the nation and they are 7-0 a home this season.
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The Boise State Broncos are 10-3 this season but they are coming off of a loss at Loyola Chicago. Boise State is averaging 71.1 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.5 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Derrick Marks is averaging 16.7 points per game to lead the Broncos. Anthony Drmic is averaging 15 points and 5.0 rebounds, Mikey Thompson is averaging 9.4 points, and ick Duncan is averaging 8.5 points. Boise State is 2-2 on the road this season.
Colorado State is 7-19-2 against the spread in their last 28 home games, 5-21-1 against the spread following a win, and 14-34-3 against the spread in their last 51 games. Boise State is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games, 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games, and 9-19 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
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