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UNLV vs. Colorado State - 1/2/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Colorado State Rams (5-8) at UNLV Rebels (6-6)
Date & Time Wednesday January 2, 2019, 10:30 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: UNLV Rebels -9 -- Over/Under: 149
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Mike Granse-USA TODAY Sports

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…


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