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The Colorado Buffaloes and the Colorado State Rams will be battling on the gridiron at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday in season-opening action.

In their last action, Colorado was a 42-35 loser at home against Utah. They covered the 23.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (77) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Colorado State won its last outing, a 24-20 result against New Mexico on November 24. Colorado State earned a push in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 44 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Team records:
Colorado: 1-11 SU, 3-9 ATS
Colorado State: 4-8 SU, 4-6-2 ATS

Colorado most recently:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on grass are 0-10
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When favored on the road are 6-4

Colorado State most recently:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When an underdog at home are 1-9

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Colorado State
Colorado is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Colorado State
Colorado is 5-17 ATS in its last 22 games
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado State's last 5 games when playing Colorado
Colorado State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
Colorado State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Colorado
Colorado State is 3-6-2 ATS in its last 11 games

Next up:
Colorado home to Central Arkansas, Saturday, September 7
Colorado State at Tulsa, Saturday, September 7