Colorado State vs. Air Force - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Colorado State vs. Air Force - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Air Force Falcons (11-18) at Colorado State Rams (19-11)

College Basketball: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Moby Arena)

The Line: Colorado State Rams -11 -- Over/Under: 151

TV: ESPN3

The Air Force Falcons and Colorado State Rams meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Moby Arena.

The Air Force Falcons need a win after losing nine of their last 11 games. The Air Force Falcons are averaging 73.8 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Lavelle Scottie is averaging 15.6 points and two assists while Ryan Swan is averaging 12.7 points and 4.9 rebounds. A.J. Walker is the third double-digit scorer and Caleb Morris is grabbing three rebounds. The Air Force Falcons are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The Air Force Falcons are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game. The Air Force Falcons haven’t won a road game since December 14.

The Colorado State Rams need a win after splitting their last six games. The Colorado State Rams are averaging 73.1 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 70.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Isaiah Stevens is averaging 12.7 points and 2.9 rebounds while Nico Carvacho is averaging 12.6 points and 10.7 rebounds. David Roddy is the third double-digit scorer and Adam Thistlewood is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Colorado State Rams are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 66.5 percent from the free throw line. The Colorado State Rams are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game. The Colorado State Rams have won five of their last six home games.

The favorite is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings.

The Colorado State Rams won the first meeting last month by 13 points, and now they get the Falcons at home where they win by an average of 9.3 points and shoot 50.4 percent from the field and 37.9 percent from deep. The Air Force Falcons have not only lost nine of their last 11 games, but they're a rough 4-7 against the spread on the road and 10-18 against the spread on the season. The Air Force Falcons lose on the road by an average of 8.9 points and shoot 40.4 percent from the field. I'll lay the big number if forced to pick this contest. 

Randy’s Pick Colorado State Rams -11

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.