Colorado State vs. Wyoming - 1/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (13-2) at Colorado State Rams (14-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -4.5 -- Over/Under: 124 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado State Rams and the Wyoming Cowboys face off on Wednesday in Moby Arena in college basketball action.
The Colorado State Rams are 14-1 this season and they are coming off of their first loss of the season that knocked them out of the rankings. CSU is averaging 70.6 points and they are shooting 45 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents shoot 43.5 percent. J.J. Avila leads the Rams averaging 13.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Daniel Bejarano is averaging 11.3 points and 6.9 rebounds, Stanton Kidd is averaging 11.4 points, and Gian Clavell is averaging 9.9 points. Colorado is 8-0 at home this season.
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The Wyoming Cowboys are 13-2 this season and they have won their last five games in a row including their first two MWC games. Wyoming is averaging 64.2 points and they are shooting 50.1 percent from the floor while defensively they allow 53.7 points and their opponents shoot 41.6 percent. Larry Nance Jr. leads the Cowboys averaging 15.7 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Josh Adams is averaging 10.6 points, Derek Cooke Jr. is averaging 8.7 points, and Charles Hankerson Jr. is averaging 8.4 points. Wyoming is 2-2 on the road this season.
Colorado State is 13-36-3 against the spread in their last 52 games, 7-20-1 against the spread against the Mountain West Conference, and 1-4 against the spread following a loss. Wyoming is 2-6 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, and 0-5-1 against the spread in their last six games. The favorite has covered the point spread in the last six meetings of these two.
This total looks low so my free pick is on the over. I also have a pick on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.