denver pioneers vs colorado state ncaab prediction

NCAAB Denver Pioneers vs Colorado State Prediction 12/6/2023

The Denver Pioneers (6-3) travel to face off against the Colorado State Rams (8-0) on Wednesday, December 6th. This game will be played at Moby Arena in Fort Collins and televised on MWN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Denver Pioneers vs Colorado State Rams

The Denver Pioneers Are Coming Off A Win

Denver comes into today’s game against Colorado State with a 6-3 record overall. On the road, they are 3-3, while at home they are 1-0. Denver currently has an ATS record sitting below .500 at 3-4. Over their last five games, the team has gone 1-2 vs. the spread.

So far, Denver’s games have averaged 157.6 points per game with the average over/under line being 149.5 points. The Pioneers’ last five games have culminated with an average of 148 points per game and an over/under record of 1-2.

The Colorado State Rams Are Coming Off A Win

The Rams enter their matchup against Denver with an unblemished 8-0 record. Thus far, Colorado State has played three games away from home and five games at their own arena. Colorado State has a winning ATS record of 7-1. In their last five games, the team is 4-1 vs. the spread.

Through eight games, Colorado State has an over/under record of 5-2-1 with their games averaging a combined 155.4 points per game so far. When analyzing the Rams’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 161 points per game and an over/under record of 4-0-1.

Denver Offense Breakdown

The Denver offense is coming off a game in which they scored 67 points vs. Idaho. Overall their field goal percentage was 36.1% while connecting on 11 threes. Offensively, the Pioneers have a season long field goal percentage of 43%, which is 253rd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 99th in percentage and 118th in three-pointers made.

Tommy Bruner (G) 23.6 2.9 3.4
Touko Tainamo (F) 19.2 8.9 0.8
Jaxon Brenchley (G) 9.6 5.8 3.4

Colorado State Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Rams’ offense tallied 86 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 85.2 points per game. Leading Colorado State in scoring vs. Washington was Joel Scott with his 17 points. Josiah Strong also added 16 points for the Rams.

Isaiah Stevens (G) 17.1 2.8 7.9
Joel Scott (F) 14.9 6.8 1.9
Dominique Clifford (G) 11.8 5.8 1.8

Denver Team Defense

The Pioneers’ defense is presently ranked 184th nationally, allowing an average of 75.0 points per contest. Against Idaho in their most recent game, the Denver defense gave up a total of 65 points while allowing Idaho to hit 41% of their shots.

Colorado State Team Defense

At this time, the Rams’ defense is positioned 120th in the country, permitting 70.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. Washington, the Huskies finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 81 points vs. Colorado State.

Pioneers vs Rams Trends

  • Across their five previous road games, Denver has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-2 while averaging 75 points per game.
  • The Rams are 3-0 ATS in their last three home games and 3-0 straight-up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Denver has an ATS mark of 3-7 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • The Rams have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 3-0 straight up and 3-0 against the spread.

Pioneers vs Rams Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Rams vs. Rams game, our recommendation is to take the Rams at -22. Despite our model showing the Rams winning 76-68, we like Pioneers as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 162 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the under.

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