Mountain West Tournament - Fresno State Bulldogs face Colorado State Rams: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Fresno State Bulldogs vs Colorado State Rams Odds
Colorado State looks to cover the Rams-Bulldogs pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 24-7 mark when they host Fresno State in college basketball wagering action.
This is a conference playoff game in the Mountain West Tournament. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Thomas & Mack Center).
Colorado State battles the Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 11-18 mark (17-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 10-12-1 for the Rams and 9-14 for the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 113-rated Fresno State taking on the No. 10-rated Rams in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-63 win for the Rams on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado State's No. 45-ranked offense, averaging 73.6 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 45 at 60.8 PPG. The Rams field goal percentage has averaged 45.1% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Fresno State owns the country's No. 42-rated mark, allowing 63.1 points per game on the highway. Colorado State, on the other hand, rates No. 49 in scoring at home.
Fresno State won its last outing, a 61-52 result against UNLV on March 9. They covered in that game as a 14.5-point underdog. Fresno State got 25 points and 10 rebounds from Kevin Foster en route to a 61-52 victory over UNLV on Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center.
Colorado State was a 77-66 winner in its last match at home against Nevada. They failed to cover the 16-point spread as favorites. The Rams grabbed a 77-66 win over the Wolf Pack on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Colton Iverson at Moby Arena.
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing UNLV are 3-3
After a win are 4-6
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Nevada are 1-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Bulldogs at Rams trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado State's last 5 games
Colorado State is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games
Colorado State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games