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Colorado State Rams vs San Diego State Aztecs Odds
The San Diego State Aztecs will hit the floor running against the visiting Colorado State Rams Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Rams will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 6-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Aztecs are 6-4 ATS. Colorado State is 2-5 on the totals; San Diego State is 5-3-1.
Bettors looking to side with San Diego State in this one found them as 7.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 22-rated Colorado State taking on the No. 38-rated Aztecs in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 81-80 win for the Rams on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Diego State's No. 94-ranked offense, averaging 71.7 PPG, against a Rams defense that ranks No. 47 at 59.5 PPG. The Aztecs field goal percentage has averaged 45.5% so far, less than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 46% per game.
Defensively, Colorado State features the nation's No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 59 points per game. San Diego State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 141 nationally in scoring at home.
Colorado State was an 85-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against St. Bonaventure. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Colorado State cruised to victory on Saturday, running St. Bonaventure out of the gym and running up an 85-64 score at Moby Arena.
In their last action, San Diego State was a 65-62 winner on the road against Fresno State. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. San Diego State got 20 points and 18 rebounds from Jamaal Franklin en route to a 65-62 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday at Save Mart Center.
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Air Force are 3-7
After playing St. Bonaventure are 0-1
After a win are 9-1
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 10-0
Before playing UNLV are 9-1
After playing Fresno State are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
A few Rams at Aztecs trends to consider:
Colorado State is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Colorado State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego State
San Diego State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Diego State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado State
San Diego State is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
San Diego State is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing Colorado State
Colorado State home to Air Force, Wednesday, January 16
San Diego State home to UNLV, Wednesday, January 16