Colorado State vs Utah State ncaab betting prediction

Colorado State vs. Utah State Aggies Prediction 1/6/2024

The Colorado State Rams (13-1) travel to face off against the Utah State Aggies (13-1) on Saturday, January 6th. This game will be played at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan and televised on MWN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Colorado State Rams vs Utah State Aggies

The Colorado State Rams Are Coming Off A Win

Colorado State comes into today’s matchup as the underdog, with a point spread of +1.5. So far this season, the Rams have an overall record of 13-1 and are on a three-game win streak. In their last game, Colorado State took down New Mexico by a score of 76-68.

On the road this year, the Rams are a perfect 4-0 and have an average scoring margin of +13.5 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, Colorado State is 6-4.

Colorado State has been a strong team against the spread this season, posting a 10-3 record. They have also been solid on the road, going 4-0 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Rams are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is slightly above the average over/under line in Colorado State’s games this season (150.7). So far, 6 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points.

The Utah State Aggies Are Coming Off A Win

Utah State will be looking to extend their 11-game win streak as they host Colorado State today. The Aggies are favored by 1.5 points and have been favored in all 14 of their games this season.

So far, Utah State is a perfect 6-0 at home this season and have an average scoring margin of +14.2 points per game at home. In their last game, the Aggies took down Air Force by a score of 88-60. Over their last 10 home games, Utah State is a perfect 10-0.

Utah State has an ATS record of 7-5 this season and they are 3-3 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Aggies are 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Utah State games is 8-4 and today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143). So far, 11 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 133 points.

Colorado State Offense Breakdown

Compared to their season average of 84.1 points per game, Colorado State struggled in their previous game. Against New Mexico, the Rams scored 76 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.1%. Patrick Cartier led the scoring for the Rams, contributing 21 points. Additionally, Isaiah Stevens chipped in with 18 points.

Isaiah Stevens (G) 17.4 2.9 7.4
Dominique Clifford (G) 13.1 6.4 2.3
Patrick Cartier (F) 13.5 2.2 2.1

Utah State Offense Breakdown

Utah State’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Air Force, finishing the game with a total of 88 points. Their season average is now 81.8 points per game. For the season, the Utah State offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 50%. So far, they have hit 58% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 6 made three’s per contest.

Great Osobor (F) 18.4 9.1 2.7
Ian Martinez (G) 13.1 3.2 1.5
Mason Falslev (G) 11.6 4.6 2.9

Colorado State Team Defense

Currently, the Rams’ defense holds the 93rd rank in the nation, allowing 68.2 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Colorado State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.9% this season.

Utah State Team Defense

So far, the Aggies’ defense is ranked 47th in the country at 65.3 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Colorado State, the Utah State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Utah State made 16 free-throws vs. the Aggies.

Rams vs Aggies Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Colorado State has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 77 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Utah State has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 74 per game. The team went 7-3 overall in these games.
  • Colorado State has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.
  • Against the spread, the Aggies have put together 1-2 in their last three games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 3-0 straight up.

Rams vs Aggies Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Aggies to secure the win, with an expected final score of 76-68. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -1.5.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 150.5, and our model projects the Rams and Aggies to reach a combined total of 144 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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