Colorado State vs. Air Force - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Air Force Falcons (14-16) at Colorado State Rams (15-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -10 -- Over/Under: 145 See the Latest Odds
The Air Force Falcons and the Colorado State Rams face off on Saturday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Colorado State Rams are 15-15 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. CSU is averaging 79.1 points epr game and they are shooting 42.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 79.4 points and their opponents are shooting 45.8 percent. Antwon Scott leads the Rams averaging 16.3 points per game. John Gillon is averaging 12.8 points, Emmanuel Omogbo is averaging 10.9 points and 8.1 rebounds, and Joe De Ciman is averaging 9.9 points and 5.1 rebounds. Colorado State is 11-5 at home and 7-10 in MWC games.
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The Air Force Falcons are 14-16 this season and they have lost their last two games. Air Force is averaging 66 points per game and they are shooting 42.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.5 percent. Hayden Graham is averaging 14.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Trevor Lyons is averaging 12.7 points, Zach Kocur is averaging 9.2 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Zach Moer is averaging 8.9 points. Air Force is 2-11 on the road and 5-12 in MWC play.
Colorado State is 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, 4-10 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 0-6 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Air Force is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 2-5 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record, and 2-6 against the spread in their last eight road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in the last four meeting of these two teams.
Colorado State isn’t playing well enough to justify this number no matter how bad Air Force has been.