Colorado State vs. Utah State - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah State Aggies (10-6) at Colorado State Rams (10-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Utah State Aggies and Colorado State Rams meet Saturday afternoon at the Moby Arena.
The Utah State Aggies look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Utah State Aggies are averaging 71.7 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Jalen Moore is averaging 15.3 points and 2.5 assists while Chris Smith is averaging 13.3 points and 5.9 rebounds. Lew Evans is grabbing six rebounds and Shane Rector is dishing 3.3 assists. The Utah State Aggies are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.3 percent from the free throw line. Utah State is allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game. The Utah State Aggies have won six of their last 10 road games.
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The Colorado State Rams could also use a nice win after splitting their last 10 games. The Colorado State Rams are averaging 81.2 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 76.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Antwan Scott is averaging 13.8 points and four rebounds while John Gillon is averaging 11.9 points and 3.9 assists. Emmanuel Omogbo is the third double-digit scorer and Joe De Ciman is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Colorado State Rams are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. Colorado State is allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 39.9 rebounds per game. The Colorado State Rams have won 14 of their last 18 home games.
The Aggies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS win. The Rams are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games.
Utah State doesn't have the offense to hang with an explosive Rams team at home. This game should be close for a half, but look for Colorado State to pull away and cover the small number.