NCAA hoops odds preview - UNLV vs. Colorado State
UNLV Rebels vs Colorado State Rams Odds
Moby Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Colorado State Rams and the visiting UNLV Rebels in college hoops action on Saturday.
Colorado State will face the 15-3 Rebels, who own a 7-10 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rams are 3-6 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Rebels are 6-8 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to go with the Rams in this one found them listed as 3-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Rebels was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rams, most recently No. 15 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rebels, who rate No. 14 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 85-82 victory for the Rams.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado State's No. 43-ranked offense, averaging 75 PPG, against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 135 at 64.6 PPG. The Rams field goal percentage has averaged 45.5% so far, more than the Rebels marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UNLV owns the country's No. 150-rated mark, allowing 69 points per game on the highway. Colorado State, on the other hand, rates No. 34 in scoring at home.
UNLV was an 82-75 winner in its last match on the road against San Diego State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Rebels grabbed an 82-75 win over the Aztecs on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Anthony Marshall at Viejas Arena.
Colorado State was a 79-40 winner in its last match at home against Air Force. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Rams and Falcons didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Air Force was handed a 79-40 defeat on Wednesday at Moby Arena.
UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Wyoming are 7-3
After playing San Diego State are 3-7
After a win are 8-2
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing New Mexico are 3-7
After playing Air Force are 3-7
After a win are 8-2
A few Rebels at Rams trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNLV's last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UNLV's last 8 games on the road
UNLV is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Colorado State
UNLV is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado State's last 6 games when playing at home against UNLV
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado State's last 5 games when playing UNLV
UNLV home to Wyoming, Thursday, January 24
Colorado State at New Mexico, Wednesday, January 23