The Rams and Falcons are set to face off at 4:00 ET on MWN. The Falcons will host the game at Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, CO. Colorado State is favored by -10 in this Mountain West conference matchup the against Air Force. The over/under for the game is set at 132.5 points.

COLORADO STATE RAMS VS AIR FORCE FALCONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Air Force Falcons +10

This game will be played at Clune Arena at 4:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.

WHY BET THE AIR FORCE FALCONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Falcons.
  • Not only will Air Force pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 132.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Colorado State Make it Happen on the Road?

Colorado State has been dominant at home this season, going 15-2 with an average scoring margin of +11.8. However, the Rams have struggled on the road, posting a losing record of 5-7.

Over their last 10 road games, Colorado State has gone just 3-7. They’ll look to snap their three-game road losing streak when they take on Air Force, a team they are favored against.

Against the spread, Colorado State is 16-13 this season. On the road, their ATS record is 6-6, and they are 4-6 in their last 10 road games. As the favorite, the Rams have gone 13-9 vs. the spread this year.

Today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Colorado State’s games this season (146.9). So far, 21 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points.

In contrast to their season average of 76.5 points per game, the Colorado State had a below average performance. They scored 70 points against Wyoming and had a field goal percentage of 42.6%. Offensively, the Rams have a season long field goal percentage of 48%, which is 42nd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 198th in percentage and 166th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Rams’ defense is nationally ranked 72nd, allowing 67.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Colorado State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.9% this season.

Will Air Force Make it Happen at Home?

After losing their third straight game, Air Force will look to snap their 11-game losing streak at home. So far this season, the Falcons have gone 4-12 at home, and they are 3-14 when they are the underdog. Overall, Air Force has gone 9-20, including a 2-15 record in the Mountain West.

On the road, the Falcons have gone 5-8, and their average scoring margin is -3.2 points per game. Their average scoring margin at home is -7.2 points per game. So far this season, Air Force has been the underdog in 17 of their 29 games.

As the underdog this season, Air Force has gone 6-11 vs. the spread. At home, the Falcons have an ATS record of just 2-14 this year and are 0-10 in their last 10 games vs. the spread at home. Overall, Air Force is just 9-20 vs. the spread this season.

Today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line for Air Force’s games this season (134.6). This year, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

The Falcons’ offense finished with 63 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 66.3 points per contest. In terms of offense, the Falcons have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 164th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 94th in percentage and 52nd in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Falcons’ defense is positioned 167th in the country, permitting 71.7 points per game. Air Force’s three-point defense is currently 141st in the country at 7.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 47.4% of their shots vs. Air Force.