Colorado State vs. Fresno State - 1/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fresno State Bulldogs (10-11) at Colorado State Rams (18-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Colorado State Rams and the Fresno State Bulldogs face off on Saturday at Moby Arena is Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Colorado State Rams are 18-3 this season but they are coming off of a four-point loss to Boise State in their last game. CSU is averaging 73.7 points and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. J.J. Avila is averaging 15.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game to lead the Rams. Stanton Kidd is averaging 11.5 points, Daniel Bejerano is averaging 11.2 points and 6.7 rebounds, and Gian Clavell is averaging 9.7 points. Colorado State is 10-1 at home and 5-3 in the MWC this season.
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The Fresno State Bulldogs are 10-11 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Fresno State is averaging 64.9 points and they are shooting 42.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Marvelle Harris leads the Bulldogs averaging 17.7 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Paul Watson is averaging 12.1 points, Julien Lewis is averaging 10.9 points, and Cezar Guerrero is averaging 10.8 points. Fresno State is 3-6 on the road and 5-3 in MWC.
Colorado State is 4-9 against the spread against a team with a losing record, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games, and 3-9 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Fresno State is 11-5-1 against the spread following a game that hey covered the point spread, and 2-7-1 against the spread in their last 10 road games.
I see the Rams being good enough to get the win here but Fresno State has been good enough to get the cover here.