Nevada vs. Colorado State - 3/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado State Rams (24-5) at Nevada Wolf Pack (9-19)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Colorado State Rams face off on Wednesday at Lawlor Events Center in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 9-19 this season and they are playing their final home game of the season. Nevada is averaging 61.5 points and they are shooting 38.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 66 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. A.J. West leads the Wolf Pack averaging 12.6 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. Marqueze Coleman is averaging 9.3 points, Tyron Criswell is averaging 9.1 points, and D.J. Fenner is averaging 9.0 points. Nevada is 7-7 at home and 5-11 in the MWC.
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The Colorado State Rams are 24-5 this season and they have won five of their last six games. CSU is averaging 72.8 points and they are shooting 44.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. J.J. Avila leads the Rams averaging 16.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Stanton Kidd is averaging 11.6 points, Daniel Bejerano is averaging 11.3 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Gian Clavell is averaging 9.1 points. Colorado State is 6-4 on the road and 11-5 in the MWC.
Nevada is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 2-5 against the spread against the Mountain West. Colorado State is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 4-11 against the spread in their last 15 road games, and 5-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. CSU is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against Nevada.
The spread here look to be far too light and look for CSU to cover this number no problem.