Colorado State Rams (5-8) at UNLV Rebels (6-6)
|Date & Time||Wednesday January 2, 2019, 10:30 PM (EST)|
The Line: UNLV Rebels -9 -- Over/Under: 149
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MWC college basketball kicks off with the Colorado State Rams visiting the UNLV Rebels.
The Colorado State Rams have been struggling with losses in seven of eight following an 88-68 defeat to New Mexico State as an eight point home favorite.
Colorado State trailed by 13 points at the halfway point but couldn’t get stops with New Mexico State holding a 51.5%-46.7% shooting edge with 23 more looks.
The Rams offense was a two man game with Adam Thistlewood and JD Paige netting 17 points apiece on 12-24 accuracy and 6-10 at the line.
Colorado State received 15 points from Anthony Masinton-Bonner on 5-6 from the field and 5-5 at the stripe followed by Nico Carvacho with ten points and nine rebounds.
The UNLV Rebels head in to conference play off of consecutive defeats after falling to Bucknell 97-72 as a three point favorite.
UNLV fell behind by 17 points after 20 minutes and were never in it with Bucknell holding a 57.8%-38% edge in marksmanship to negate 15 more looks.
Joel Ntambwe paced UNLV with 13 points and seven boards on only 4-17 from the floor with Amauri Hardy adding 12 points and six pulls on 5-10 marksmanship.
Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua gave the Rebels nine points and six yanks on 4-7 shooting while Kris Clyburn netted six points and hauling in ten rebounds.
CSU are 1-9-1 ATS in their last 11 Wednesday games and over is 9-3 in CSU last 12 Wednesday games and over is 20-8 in CSU last 28 road games. UNLV are 7-21-2 ATS in their last 30 Wednesday games and under is 7-3 in UNLV last 10 vs. Mountain West. CSU are 4-11 ATS in the last 15 meetings in UNLV.
UNLV has looked shaky at times but have been the more consistent squad…