The Rams and Broncos are set to face off at 9:00 ET on MWN. The Broncos will host the game at ExtraMile Arena in Boise, ID. In this Mountain West matchup, the Rams are the betting favorite against the Broncos. The over/under for the game is 146 points.

COLORADO STATE RAMS VS BOISE STATE BRONCOS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boise State Broncos +1.5

This game will be played at ExtraMile Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, January 9th.

WHY BET THE BOISE STATE BRONCOS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Broncos.
  • Not only will Boise State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will the Rams Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Colorado State comes into this game with a record of 13-2, including a 1-1 mark in Mountain West play. The Rams are 4-1 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin in road games is +9.8 points per game.

Over their last ten road games, Colorado State has gone 6-4. In their most recent game, the Rams lost to Utah State by a score of 77-72.

As the favorite this year, Colorado State has gone 8-3 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Rams have an impressive ATS mark of 8-2. On the road, their ATS record is 4-1 this season and 7-3 over their last 10 road games. Overall, Colorado State is 10-4 vs. the spread this year.

Colorado State’s over/under record this season sits at 6-7-1 and the average scoring total in their games is 151 points. Today’s over/under line of 146 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (150.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 3-6.

In their latest game, Colorado State offense put up 72 points against Utah State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 44.8% and made 8 threes. The top scorer for the Rams was Isaiah Stevens with 21 points, while Dominique Clifford also added 18 to the scoreboard.

So far, the Rams’ defense is ranked 113rd in the country at 68.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.1 threes per game vs. Boise State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.8%.

Does Boise State Have What it Takes at Home?

Boise State enters today’s game against Colorado State as the underdog, as they have gone 1-3 in their four games as the underdog this season. They have been much better at home, going 7-1 compared to 2-3 on the road. The Broncos have won their last two games and are 10-4 overall.

The Broncos’ average scoring margin at home this season is +15.6, and they have won five straight games at home. In their last game, they defeated San Jose State by a score of 78-69. Over their last 10 home games, Boise State has gone 8-2.

Boise State’s ATS record this season is 6-7, including a mark of 4-4 at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Broncos have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread. However, they have covered in their last three home games and are 3-2 ATS at home this season.

So far this season, the over/under record for Boise State games is 8-5 and the average scoring total in their games is 141.7 points. Today’s over/under line of 146 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (137.3). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 140 points.

In their recent game, the Broncos’ offense concluded with 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76 points per contest. Offensively, the Broncos hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 128th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 132nd in terms of percentage and 178th in three-pointers made.

The Broncos’ defense is presently ranked 61st nationally, allowing an average of 65.9 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Boise State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 27.7% this season.