NCAAB Colorado vs Colorado State Prediction 11/29/2023

colorado vs colorado state ncaab prediction

The Colorado Buffaloes (5-0) travel to face off against the Colorado State Rams (6-0) on Wednesday, November 29th. This game will be played at Moby Arena in Fort Collins and televised on CBSS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Colorado Buffaloes vs Colorado State Rams

The Colorado Buffaloes Are Coming Off A Win

Colorado has a 5-0 record after their most recent game, a win over Iona by a score of 85-68. In their last ten games away from home, including those from last year, Colorado has gone 3-7. As of now, Colorado holds a 3-2 record against the spread heading into today’s matchup. Looking back at their previous ten games, which includes the previous season, Colorado has gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

After five games, Colorado has an over/under record of 3-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 150.2 points per game so far. The Buffaloes’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 73 points per game.

The Colorado State Rams Are Coming Off A Win

Heading into their 7th game of the season, Colorado State is undefeated with a 6-0 record. In their previous five home games, which includes last year, Colorado State has gone 2-3. Entering today’s game, Colorado State holds a 5-1 against the spread (ATS) record. The Rams have been particularly strong on the road, going 2-0 ATS, while posting a 3-1 ATS mark at home.

Up to this point, games involving Colorado State have had an average of 150.8 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 149.5 points. Their over/under record is 3-2-1. When looking at the Rams’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-0-1, with their games averaging 91 points per game.

Colorado Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Buffaloes’ offense finished with 85 points, which is right in line with their current average of 82.7 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is KJ Simpson, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 18.3, while Tristan Da Silva also carries a PPG average of 15.2 into the game.

KJ Simpson (G) 18.3 5.0 4.5
Tristan Da Silva (F) 15.2 4.5 2.5
J’vonne Hadley (G) 10.3 5.8 2.5

Colorado State Offense Breakdown

Against Creighton, the Colorado State had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 84.7 points per game. They scored 69 points and posted a field goal percentage of 47.6% in the game. Isaiah Stevens is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 17.5. Meanwhile, Joel Scott also brings a PPG average of 14.5 into the game.

Isaiah Stevens (G) 17.5 2.8 7.8
Joel Scott (F) 14.5 6.8 2.0
Dominique Clifford (G) 13.2 6.7 1.8

Colorado Team Defense

This season, the Colorado defense has been impressive, holding the 78th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.2 points per contest. Against Iona in their most recent game, the Colorado defense gave up a total of 68 points while allowing Iona to hit 60% of their shots.

Colorado State Team Defense

In the current season, the Colorado State defense has excelled, sitting 67th in the nation by allowing 66.2 points per game. Colorado State’s three-point defense is currently 47th in the country at 6.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.2% of their shots vs. Colorado State.

Buffaloes vs Rams Trends

  • Across the Buffaloes last ten road games, the team averaged 65 points per game while allowing 69. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 4-6, while going 3-7 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Rams have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 6-4 vs. the spread. The team averaged 64 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Colorado has an ATS mark of 2-1 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Rams have a straight up record of 8-2 and an ATS mark of 6-4.

Buffaloes vs Rams Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Rams, with a final score of 76-68, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Rams at -3.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 148.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the under.

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