Planning on watching today’s Aztecs and Rams game? Catch the action at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, CO, as the Rams hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on CBSS. The odds for this Mountain West conference game currently have Colorado State as the -2 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 141 points.
SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS VS COLORADO STATE RAMS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Colorado State Rams -2
This game will be played at Moby Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, January 30th.
WHY BET THE COLORADO STATE RAMS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Rams.
- Not only will Colorado State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 141 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.
Can San Diego State Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?
San Diego State will be on the road today as they take on Colorado State. So far this season, the Aztecs have gone 4-4 on the road, and they have a road average scoring margin of +0.6. In their last game, they defeated Wyoming by a score of 81-65.
San Diego State has been the underdog in four games this season, and they have gone 2-2 in those games. Overall, they are 16-4, and they have gone 5-2 in Mountain West Conference play.
San Diego State has an ATS record of 7-11 this season and they are 2-6 against the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Aztecs have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.
San Diego State’s over/under record this season is 10-8 and today’s line of 141 is very close to their average over/under line of 140.9. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 135 points, which is lower than today’s line.
In their most recent game, the Aztecs’ offense tallied 81 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76.2 points per game. On the offensive front, the Aztecs have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 205th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 305th in terms of percentage and 226th in three-pointers made.
This season, the San Diego State defense has been impressive, holding the 66th position in the country while permitting an average of 66.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, San Diego State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 26.7% this season.
Will the Rams Defense Show Up at Home?
Colorado State will be looking to get back on track after dropping their last two games, including a 79-76 loss to Wyoming. The Rams are 15-5 overall, including a 10-1 record at home. So far, they have been favored in 15 of their 20 games, going 12-3 in those contests.
Over their last ten games at home, Colorado State has gone 9-1, and they are 5-0 in their last five. For the season, their average scoring margin at home is +12.3 points per game. The Rams will enter this game as two-point favorites, and the over/under is set at 141.
As the favorite this season, Colorado State has a record of 8-7 vs. the spread. Their ATS mark at home is 6-5 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Rams are 4-6. In their last three home games, Colorado State is just 1-2 ATS.
Colorado State’s over/under record for the season sits at 9-9-1, and today’s line of 141 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (148.7). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 149 points.
The Colorado State offense is coming off a game where they scored 76 points against Wyoming. They posted a field goal percentage of 40.6% and connected on 10 threes. In terms of offense, the Rams have a season-long field goal percentage of 50%, putting them 21st in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 90th in percentage and 102nd in three-pointers made.
So far, the Rams’ defense is ranked 119th in the country at 69.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.1 threes per game vs. San Diego State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.1%.