Colorado State vs. San Jose State - 3/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose State Spartans (9-21) at Colorado State Rams (16-15)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -6 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
The Colorado State Rams and the San Jose State Spartans face off on Wednesday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Colorado State Rams are 16-15 this season and they ended their regular season with a win over Air Force. Colorado State is averaging 79.4 points per game and they are shooting 42.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 79.1 points and their opponents are shooting 45.7 percent. Antwon Scott leads the Rams averaging 16.4 points per game. John GIllon is averaging 13.1 points, Emmanuel Omogbo is averaging 11.1 points and 8.0 rebounds, and Joe De Ciman is averaging 9.8 points and 5.3 rebounds. Colorado State is 8-10 in the Mountain West Conference and 1-2 in neutral site games.
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The San Jose State Spartans are 9-21 this season and they are coming off of a win over Boise State that ended a six game losing streak. Colorado State is averaging 79.4 points per game and they are shooting 42.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Frank Rogers leads the Spartans averaging 12 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Ryan Welage is averaging 10.5 points and 5.3 rebounds, Princeton Onwas is averaging 10.4 points, and Brandon Clarke is averaging 8.8 points and 5.6 rebounds. San Jose State is 4-14 in the MWC and 1-1 neutral site games.
Colorado State is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 3-7 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-6 against the spread against a team with a losing record. San Jose State is 8-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 5-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games. The underdog has covered the point spread in six of the last seven meetings of these two teams.
We have two teams that just aren’t very good so I will just take the points with SJSU in a pick that is a lean at best.