Air Force Falcons vs. Colorado State Rams - 1/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado State Rams (10-8) at Air Force Falcons (10-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Clune Arena)
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The Colorado State Rams will travel to play the Air Force Falcons in a Mountain West game on Wednesday.
The Air Force Falcons are 10-8 (1-4) and are coming off of a loss to UNLV by a score of 100-64. Air Force has lost 4 games in a row and is sitting in 10th place in the Mountain West standings. Air Force is averaging 69.1 points per game while giving up 71.8 points per game. Air Force is also averaging 35.8 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game. Hayden Graham is averaging 14.7 points per game and 6.8 rebounds per game for Air Force. Trevor Lyons is averaging 14 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game for the Falcons. Air Force is shooting 67.3% on free throws, 32.3% on three-pointers, and 42.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Colorado State Rams are 10-8 (2-3) and are coming off of a loss to Utah State by a score of 96-92. Colorado State has lost 2 games in a row and is in 9th place of the Mountain West standings. Colorado State is averaging 81.8 points per game while giving up 78 points per game. Colorado State is also averaging 39.7 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game. Antwan Scott is averaging 15 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game for Colorado State. John Gillon is averaging 12.4 points per game and 3.8 assists per game for the Rams. Colorado State is shooting 73.8% on free throws, 37.7% on three-pointers, and 44% on all field goal attempts.
Colorado State is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS loss. Colorado State is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games. The over is 11-4 in Colorado State’s last 15 games. Air Force is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games. Air Force is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games. The over is 7-1 in Air Force’s last 8 home games. Colorado State is 6-2 ATS in these two teams last 8 meetings.
Colorado State is the much higher scoring team in this matchup, but is giving up more points per game. Colorado State has the rebounding advantage and the shooting advantage in this matchup. With Air Force really struggling, I am going to take the road team.