Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Rams and Cavaliers. The game is starting at 9:10 ET on truT, and it’s hosted by the Cavaliers at UD Arena in Dayton, OH. Get ready to place your bets! In this non-conference matchup, Colorado State is favored by -2 against Virginia. The over/under for the game is 119.5 points.

COLORADO STATE RAMS VS VIRGINIA CAVALIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Virginia Cavaliers +2

This game will be played at UD Arena at 9:10 ET on Tuesday, March 19th.

WHY BET THE VIRGINIA CAVALIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Cavaliers.
  • Not only will Virginia pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 119.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Does Colorado State Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?

Today, the 22-9 Colorado State Rams will be on the road against Virginia. The Rams have a 7-9 record on the road and are 16-2 at home this season. Colorado State’s record vs. the spread heading into today’s game stands at 17-17. Over their last five games, the team has a 1-4 record against the spread.

In 31 games, Colorado State comes in with an over/under mark of 13-20-1, with their games averaging 143.8 points per game. In the Rams’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 143 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-3.

The Colorado State offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 61 points versus New Mexico. During the game, they attempted 28 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 34.3%. On the offensive front, the Rams have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, ranking 43rd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 237th in terms of percentage and 190th in three-pointers made.

The Rams’ defense is presently ranked 78th nationally, allowing an average of 68.5 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Colorado State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.3% this season.

Is a Home Win Possible for Virginia?

Virginia, who has a 22-9 overall record, is preparing for their 32nd game of the season. On the road, the Cavaliers are 5-7, while they are 18-4 when playing at home. Prior to today’s game, Virginia holds a 17-16-1 ATS record. In their last five games, the team has a 3-2 ATS record.

After 31 games, Virginia has an over/under record of 17-17-0, with their games averaging a combined 123.6 points per game so far. The Cavaliers have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 130 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

The Virginia offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 65 points versus North Carolina State. During the game, they attempted 28 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 37.9%. The team’s scoring leader is Reece Beekman, who holds an average of 14.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Isaac McKneely is averaging 12.5 points per game this season.

This season, the Virginia defense has been impressive, holding the 4th position in the country while permitting an average of 60.0 points per contest. Virginia’s three-point defense is currently 83rd in the country at 6.4 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.3% of their shots vs. Virginia.