Colorado State Rams vs Aztecs College Hoops Game Preview

Colorado State Rams San Diego State Aztecs
12-9 February 01, 2014, 07:05 | Viejas Arena 18-1



The San Diego State Aztecs will try to cover the spread at Viejas Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Colorado State Rams in NCAA basketball action.

This season, the Aztecs are 18-1 overall and 10-6 ATS, while the Rams are 12-9 and 3-11-1 ATS. As for the totals, San Diego State boasts a 3-13 on the OU, and Colorado State is 6-9.

View Colorado State Rams vs San Diego State Aztecs Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Aztecs in this one found them listed as -13.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Rams was expected to move the line.

This game matches up the No. 20 (Aztecs) and the No. 156 (Rams) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Last time out for Colorado State, they were a 76-67 loser as they battled Nevada on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Jon Octeus scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Rams to a win (they lost 76-67 to Nevada at Lawlor Events Center on Wednesday).

San Diego State won its last outing, a 74-69 result against Utah State on January 25. They covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite. San Diego State got 31 points from Xavier Thames en route to a 74-69 victory over Utah State on Saturday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature San Diego State's No. 11-rated squad against Colorado State's No. 50-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, San Diego State rates No. 173 in the country with 5.63 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 209 nationally with 5.14 per match.

A few Rams at Aztecs trends to consider:
Colorado State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado State's last 6 games
Colorado State is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Colorado State is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
San Diego State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego State's last 8 games
San Diego State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Diego State is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing Colorado State


Next up:
Colorado State home to UNLV, Wednesday, February 5th
San Diego State at Boise State, Wednesday, February 5th