Fresno State vs. Colorado State - 3/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado State Rams (18-15) at Fresno State Bulldogs (23-9)
College Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:30 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)
The Line: Fresno State Bulldogs -3 -- Over/Under: 151.5 See the Latest Odds
The Fresno State Bulldogs and the Colorado State Rams face off on Friday in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 23-9 this season and they advanced to this game beating UNLV on Thursday. Fresno State is averaging 75.2 points per game and they are shooting 43.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.9 points and their opponents are shooting 42.7 percent. Marvelle Harris leads the Bulldogs averaging 20.9 points per game. Karachi Edo is averaging 9.8 points and 6.6 rebounds, Cullen Russo is averaging 8.1 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Paul Watson is averaging 8.1 points. Fresno State is 14-5 in the Mountain West Conference and 1-0 in neutral site games.
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The Colorado State Rams are 18-15 this season and they earned their way into this game beating Boise State on Thursday. Colorado State is averaging 79.7 points per game and they are shooting 42.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 78.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.7 percent. Antwan Scott leads the Rams averaging 16.4 points per game. John GIllon is averaging 13 points, Emmanuel Omogbo is averaging 11.1 points and 8.2 rebounds, and Joe De Ciman is averaging 10.1 points and 5.2 rebounds. Colorado State is 10-10 in MWC games and 3-2 in neutral site games.
Fresno State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 7-26-1 against the spread in their last 34 neutral site games, and 5-0 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Colorado State is 4-1 against the spread in their last five neutral site games and 18-38-1 against the spread following a win. The favorite has covered the point spread in the last six meetings of these two teams.
Fresno State is a mild favorite here but they are the much better team, this looks like a nice spot to cash in big.