San Diego State Aztecs face Colorado State Rams: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
San Diego State Aztecs vs Colorado State Rams Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Moby Arena Wednesday as host Colorado State looks to handle the San Diego State Aztecs in NCAA hoops action.
This season, the Rams are 19-4 overall and 11-7-1 ATS ATS, while the Aztecs are 18-5 and 10-8 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Colorado State boasts a 5-10 on the OU, and San Diego State is 9-6-2.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Rams as 5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rams - Aztecs odds would favor the Rams if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado State is rated No. 6 in the current Odds Shark poll, while San Diego State is at No. 13. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 79-77 win for the Rams.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado State's No. 50-ranked offense, averaging 73.5 PPG, against a Aztecs defense that ranks No. 30 at 59.1 PPG. The Rams field goal percentage has averaged 44.7% so far, more than the Aztecs marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.
Defensively, San Diego State features the nation's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.7 points per game. Colorado State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 47 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, San Diego State was a 75-53 winner at home against Fresno State. They covered the 14.5-point spread as favorites. San Diego State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Fresno State out of the gym and running up a 75-53 score at Viejas Arena.
Colorado State won its last outing, a 73-69 result against Nevada on February 6. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Greg Smith scored 28 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Colorado State over Nevada, 73-69, on Wednesday at Lawlor Events Center.
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing UNLV are 9-1
After playing Fresno State are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Air Force are 3-7
After playing Nevada are 0-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Aztecs at Rams trends to consider:
San Diego State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado State
San Diego State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Colorado State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado State is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado State's last 6 games at home
Colorado State is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games
San Diego State at UNLV, Saturday, February 16
Colorado State at Air Force, Saturday, February 16