Bulldogs take on Rams in Week 6 contest
Fresno State Bulldogs vs Colorado State Rams Odds
Colorado State looks to cover the Rams-Bulldogs point spread this week and improve its overall 1-4 mark when they host Fresno State in Week 6 action.
They bring a 1-4 record (1-3-1 ATS) to the Week 6 battle against the 3-2 Bulldogs, who are 5-0 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Colorado State go 3-2 so far and the Bulldogs go 2-2.
Betting Line: The Rams were listed as 13-point underdogs at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rams rated this week at No. 116 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 15. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 44-17 result in favor of the Bulldogs this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado State's No. 115-ranked offense (17.8 PPG) against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 67 at 26.6 PPG. The Rams passing attack has averaged 235.4 yards per game, more than the Bulldogs give up through the air (186.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 103-rated road run defense, allowing 246 yards per game. Colorado State, meanwhile, ranks No. 115 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Fresno State, they were a 52-40 winner as they battled San Diego State at home. Fresno State covered in the match as a 8-point favorite, while 92 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In their last game, Fresno State's aerial attack generated 536 yards and the Bulldogs came away with a 52-40 victory over San Diego State at Bulldog Stadium.
Colorado State was a 42-21 loser in its last match on the road against Air Force. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 63 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Colorado State lost its last outing 42-21 against Air Force on Saturday, getting a 118-yard receiving performance from Lou Greenwood in a losing cause at Falcon Stadium.
Fresno State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 5-5
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 0-10
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 1-9
A few Bulldogs at Rams trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Fresno State's last 15 games on the road
Fresno State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Colorado State
Fresno State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado State is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Colorado State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Colorado State is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home
Colorado State is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games
Fresno State at Boise State, Saturday, October 13
Colorado State at San Diego State, Saturday, October 13