Colorado State vs. San Jose State - 1/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (6-14) at Colorado State Rams (11-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -12.5 -- Over/Under: 158.5 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado State Rams and the San Jose State Spartans face off on Wednesday in Mountain West Conference college basketball.
The Colorado State Rams are 11-8 this season and they are coming off of a win that ended a two game losing skid. Colorado State is averaging 81.2 points per game and they are shooting 43.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 79.9 points and their opponents are shooting 45.5 percent. Gian Clavell leads the Rams averaging 20.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Antwan Scott is averaging 15.7 points, John Gillon is averaging 12.3 points, and Emmanuel Omogbo is averaging 10.9 points and 7.2 rebounds. Colorado State is 7-4 at home and 3-3 in the Mountain West.
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The San Jose State Spartans are 6-14 this season and they have lost seven of their last eight games. San Jose State is averaging 68.5 points per game and they are shooting 41.6 percent fro the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.9 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. Frank Rogers leads the Spartans averaging 12.9 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Ryan Welage is averaging 12.7 points and 6.2 rebounds, Princeton Onwas is averaging 10.9 points, and Gary Williams Jr. is averaging 7.8 points. San Jose State is 1-8 on the road and 1-7 in the MWC.
Colorado State is 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, 16-36-2 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. San Jose State is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight road games, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, and 11-5 against the spread following a loss. The underdog has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
I see Colorado State winning the game but I like San Jose State to cover the spread.