Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Aggies and Rams. The game is starting at 5:30 ET on CBSS, and it’s hosted by the Rams at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, CO. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 147.5 points, and Colorado State is favored by -6 vs. Utah State in a Mountain West conference matchup.


The Pick: Colorado State Rams -6

This game will be played at Moby Arena at 5:30 ET on Saturday, February 17th.


  • 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 -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will the Aggies Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Utah State enters this game as a 6-point underdog, and they have gone 1-2 in their three games as the underdog this season. They are 21-4 overall, and they have won two straight games. In Mountain West Conference play, the Aggies are 9-2.

On the road this season, Utah State has gone 8-2, and their average scoring margin on the road is +6.3 points per game. In their last game, they defeated Wyoming by a score of 84-76. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 8-2.

Utah State has an overall ATS record of 13-8-1 this season, including a 5-4-1 mark vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Aggies have gone just 1-2 vs. the spread this year and are just 2-8 vs. the spread as the underdog in their last 10 games. Their road ATS record over the last 10 games is 5-3-1.

So far this season, the over/under record for Utah State games is 13-9. On average, their games have finished with 149.5 points, while the average over/under line is 144.8. Today’s line of 147.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 146 points.

The Aggies’ offense finished with 84 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 81.1 points per contest. Leading Utah State in scoring vs. Wyoming was Darius Brown II with his 24 points. Josh Uduje also added 20 points for the Aggies.

The Aggies’ defense is presently ranked 101st nationally, allowing an average of 69.3 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.8 threes per game vs. Colorado State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 26.9%.

Will the Rams Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

Colorado State is coming off a 71-55 loss to San Diego State, but the Rams have been dominant at home this season, going 13-1. They have won their last seven games at home and have an average scoring margin of +12.5 points per game at home.

Overall, Colorado State is 19-6 this season, including a 7-5 record in Mountain West play. They have been the favorite in 19 of their 25 games and have a record of 16-3 in those games. For the year, they have a scoring margin of +2.2 points per game on the road.

As the favorite this season, Colorado State has gone 12-7 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 14-10. At home, the Rams are 9-5 vs. the spread this year and they are 5-4 over their last 10 home games. In their last three home games, Colorado State is 3-0 vs. the spread.

Colorado State’s over/under record this season sits at 10-13-1, and the average over/under line in their games is 147.3. So far, 14 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line of 147.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 125 points, and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 4-6.

In their most recent game, the Colorado State offense put up just 55 points vs. the San Diego State Aztecs. Overall, they are now averaging 78 points per game which is 88th in the country. The top scorer for the Rams was Josiah Strong with 14 points, while Patrick Cartier also chipped in with 12 points.

So far, the Rams’ defense is ranked 88th in the country at 68.4 points per contest. In today’s game, the Colorado State defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 71 points.