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Dec 28, 9:00 PM | Haskins Center

Colorado State Rams vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds


College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Rams of Colorado State hit the hard court against the Miners of Texas El Paso.

The game is being played at Haskins Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

The Miners sit at 6-6 (7-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Rams are currently 7-4 (4-5-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Texas El Paso is 4-4 OU, and Colorado State is 7-3 OU.

View Colorado State vs Texas El Paso Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Miners as 3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 222-rated Miners and the No. 258-ranked Rams, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-70 result in favor of the Miners.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Rams is ranked No. 330 in NCAA hoops at 30.2 per game. Contrast that with Texas El Paso’s No. 331 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas El Paso is the No. 231-ranked team in the country at 5.6 per game, while Colorado State rates No. 64 at 7.7 per game.

Defensively, Colorado State features the nation's No. 289-rated defense on the road, allowing 78 points per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, comes in at No. 305 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Colorado State was a 92-78 winner on the road against Northern Colorado. They covered the 2.5–point spread as favorites. The Rams used a 36-point performance from Dorian Green to help Colorado State smack Northern Colorado 92-78 on Thursday at Butler-Hancock Pavilion.

Texas El Paso was an 83-76 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Auburn. They covered the 2–point spread as underdogs. Auburn suffered an 83-76 loss against Texas El Paso on Sunday, getting 24 points from Kenny Gabriel in a losing effort at Stan Sheriff Center.

Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Nebraska Omaha are 1-0
After playing Northern Colorado are 6-2
After a win are 6-4

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Marshall are 6-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Rams at Miners trends to consider:
Texas El Paso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Colorado State home to Nebraska Omaha, Saturday, January 7
Texas El Paso at Marshall, Wednesday, January 4