Nevada vs. Colorado State- 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado State Rams (15-13) at Nevada Wolf Pack (17-10)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -3.5 -- Over/Under: 150.5 See the Latest Odds
The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Colorado State Rams face off on Sunday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Nevada Wolf Pack are 17-10 this season and they have won four of their last five games. Nevada is averaging 73.1 points per game and they are shooting 40.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. Marqueze Coleman leads the Wolf Pack averaging 17 points per game. D.J. Fenner is averaging 13.1 points, Cameron Oliver is averaging 11.5 points and 8.6 rebounds, and Tyron Criswell is averaging 11.2 points and 6.3 rebounds. Nevada is 9-6 in the MWC and 10-2 at home this season.
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The Colorado State Rams are 15-13 this season and the are coming off of a win over New Mexico that ended a three game losing skid. Colorado State is averaging 79.3 points per game and they are shooting 42.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 78.8 points and their opponents are shooting 45.8 percent. Antwon Scott leads the Rams averaging 15.9 points per game. John GIllon is averaging 12.7 points, Emmanuel Omogbo is averaging 11 points and 7.8 rebounds, and Tiel Daniels is averaging 9.9 points and 7.2 rebounds. Colorado State is 7-8 in the Mountain West and 3-6 on the road this season.
Nevada is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, 8-2 against the spread against the Mountain West, and 5-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Colorado State is 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record and 16-37-1 against the spread following a win. The favorite has covered the poit spread in the last four meetings of these two teams.
This is a light line for this game because Coleman is out for Nevada but I will still go with the Nevada here who looks like a solid choice.