Colorado State vs. Boise State - 2/21/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (21-6) at Colorado State Rams (11-17)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 9:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams +8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boise State Broncos and Colorado State Rams meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Moby Arena.
The Boise State Broncos look for another victory after winning five of their last seven games. The Boise State Broncos are averaging 77 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Chandler Hutchison is averaging 19.6 points and 3.5 assists while Christian Sengfelder is averaging 11.7 points and 6.4 rebounds. Justinian Jessup is the third double-digit scorer and Alex Hobbs is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Boise State Broncos are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Boise State Broncos are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game. The Boise State Broncos have split their last six road games.
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The Colorado State Rams need a win after losing eight of their last nine games. The Colorado State Rams are averaging 71.8 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 77.8 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Prentiss Nixon is averaging 15.5 points and two assists while Deion James is averaging 10.4 points and 5.2 rebounds. Jeremiah Paige is the third double-digit scorer and Che Bob is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Colorado State Rams are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Colorado State Rams are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.6 rebounds per game. The Colorado State Rams have lost six of their last seven home games.
The Broncos are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up win and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win. The Rams are 2-0-2 ATS in their last 4 home games, 2-5-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. Mountain West and 2-5-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the over is 10-1-1 in the last 12 meetings.
The Boise State Broncos are obviously the better team in this matchup, but eight points feels like a lot to lay given their inconsistent play on the road. The Colorado State Rams are piling up the losses left and right, but despite their struggles, they still have a positive point differential at home, and the home team has won seven of the last 10 meetings between these two clubs. There's value with the Rams and the points here.