The Wolf Pack and Rams are set to face off at 10:30 ET on FS1. The Rams will host the game at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, CO. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 138.5 points, and Colorado State is favored by -7.5 to win at home against Nevada.

NEVADA WOLF PACK VS COLORADO STATE RAMS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Nevada Wolf Pack +7.5

This game will be played at Moby Arena at 10:30 ET on Tuesday, February 27th.

WHY BET THE NEVADA WOLF PACK:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Rams.
  • Even though we have Colorado State winning straight-up, we like Nevada at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Wolf Pack Pull Through as the Away Underdog?

After defeating San Jose State 84-63, Nevada has won three straight games and has a record of 22-6 this season. On the road, the Wolf Pack are 9-4 with an average scoring margin of +3.2.

As an underdog, Nevada has gone 4-2 this season. For the year, they have been the underdog six times, compared to 22 games as the favorite.

As the underdog this season, Nevada has an ATS record of 4-2. On the road, the Wolf Pack have gone 9-4 vs. the spread this year and 7-3 in their last 10 games as the underdog. Overall, Nevada’s ATS mark is 18-10.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is below the average over/under line in Nevada’s games this year (144) and the average scoring in their games (142.8). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 138 points.

Nevada’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. San Jose State, finishing the game with a total of 84 points. Their season average is now 76.5 points per game. Leading Nevada in scoring vs. San Jose State was Nick Davidson with his 23 points. Jarod Lucas also added 20 points for the Wolf Pack.

So far, the Wolf Pack’s defense is ranked 41st in the country at 66.3 points per contest. In their previous game vs. San Jose State, the Spartans finished with a field goal percentage of 39% and a total of 63 points vs. Nevada.

Is It the Rams Game to Lose at Home?

Colorado State has been dominant at home this season, going 14-1 with an average scoring margin of +13.0 points per game. They have won eight straight games at home and have gone 9-1 in their last 10 home games.

Overall, the Rams are 20-8 and are coming off a 66-60 loss to UNLV. So far, they have gone 17-3 when favored and 2-5 when the underdog. In their last three games at home, they are 3-0.

As the favorite, Colorado State has a record of 13-7 vs. the spread this season. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Rams are 6-4 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 10-5 for the year and they are 6-3 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games.

Colorado State’s over/under record this season is 10-16-1, and the average over/under line in their games is 147.3. So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 138.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 2-8.

The Colorado State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 60 points vs. UNLV. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.9% while connecting on 6 threes. The team’s top scorer is Isaiah Stevens, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16.4, while Dominique Clifford also carries a PPG average of 12.5 into the game.

So far, the Rams’ defense is ranked 75th in the country at 67.8 points per contest. Colorado State’s three-point defense is currently 61st in the country at 6.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.5% of their shots vs. Colorado State.