Colorado State vs. Nevada - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (6-9) at Colorado State Rams (15-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack and Colorado State Rams meet Wednesday night at the Moby Arena.
The Nevada Wolf Pack have split their last eight games and play their fifth true road game. On the season, Nevada is averaging 62.4 points on 38.6 percent shooting and is allowing 63.5 points on 38.1 percent shooting. AJ West is averaging 11.9 points and 9.5 rebounds while D.J. Fenner is averaging 11.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. Marqueze Coleman is the third player averaging double-digit points and Michael Perez is dishing 2.4 assists. The Nevada Wolf Pack are a defensive team that’s allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in six of their last eight games. Offensively, Nevada is shooting 71 percent from the line and 26.2 percent from beyond the arc. Nevada is 1-3 SU on the road this season.
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The Colorado State Rams have split their last four games and look for their third conference win. On the season, Colorado State is averaging 70.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and is allowing 64.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Stanton Kidd is averaging 11.5 points and 4.9 rebounds while Daniel Bejarano is averaging 10.8 points and 6.9 rebounds. John Gillon is dishing 2.7 assists and Gian Clavell is shooting 40.2 percent from the field. The Colorado State Rams have six players averaging at least seven points while they’re shooting 67.1 percent from the line and 35.6 percent from downtown. Defensively, Colorado State is allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and has allowed 66 or less points in five of its last six games. J.J. Avila is expected to miss this game due to suspension.
The Wolf Pack are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Rams are 8-21-1 ATS in their last 30 vs. Mountain West and 7-21-2 ATS in their last 30 home games. The Wolf Pack are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
You'd have Bill Gates money just by fading the Colorado State Rams over the last couple of years. This program has been brutal ATS and now will be without its best player in Avila. I'm takin the points here, as it's more of a fade from CSU.