Colorado State Rams visit Denver Pioneers in college basketball clash
Colorado State Rams vs Denver Pioneers Odds
The Denver Pioneers host Colorado State on Wednesday, looking to build on their 1-2 mark against the 2-0 Rams in college hoops action at Magness Arena.
The Pioneers currently sports a 1-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-2 ATS. The Rams are 2-0 and 0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pioneers produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rams have gone 0-0 against the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Pioneers in this one found them listed as 2.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Rams was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 175-rated Colorado State taking on the No. 187-rated Pioneers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 91-66 win for the Rams on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Denver's No. 267 nationally ranked offense (62.3 points per game) against a Rams defense that sits as the No. 48 at 57.5 PPG. The Pioneers have been averaging 42.6% from the field, less than the Rams have managed so far this season (46.6% on average).
Defensively, Colorado State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 265 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Colorado State was a 93-50 winner at home against Chadron State. The Rams blew out Chadron State on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 93-50 win at Moby Arena.
Denver was a 72-61 loser in its last match at home against California. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Brett Olson scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Pioneers to a win (they lost 72-61 to California at Magness Arena on Friday).
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Denver Pioneers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Southern Miss are 2-0
After playing California are 1-0
After a loss are 8-2
A few Rams at Pioneers trends to consider:
Colorado State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado State's last 6 games on the road
Colorado State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Colorado State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Denver is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Denver is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Denver is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Colorado State
Denver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Colorado State
Colorado State at Washington, Saturday, November 24
Denver at Southern Miss, Tuesday, November 27