UNLV vs. Colorado State - 2/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

UNLV vs. Colorado State - 2/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado State Rams (18-9) at UNLV Runnin' Rebels (13-14)

College Basketball: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:30 pm (Thomas & Mack Center)

The Line: UNLV Runnin' Rebels -1 -- Over/Under: 149 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Colorado State Rams (18-9, 9-5 CONF) and the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels (13-14, 8-6 CONF) will meet on Tuesday, February 18th for a Mountain West conference matchup at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. The game will be played at 10:30 PM eastern time. 

Colorado State is coming off a 77-70 win on the road against Wyoming in their last game. Colorado State has now won four of their last five games overall. The Rams defeated UNLV at home, 95-77 in the first meeting between these two teams this season. UNLV is coming off a 78-73 road win against New Mexico. UNLV has won only two of their last five games overall, despite their 8-6 conference record. 

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Colorado State scores 76.4 points per game on 47.2% FG shooting this season. The Rams’ leading scorer is G Isaiah Stevens, who averages 13.6 PPG this season. Colorado State allows 71.7 points per game to the opposition this season. Colorado State also earns 35.7 rebounds, 15.6 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 6.6 steals per game. 

UNLV scores 71.6 points per game this season on 42.7% FG shooting. The Runnin’ Rebels leading scorer is G Bryce Hamilton, and he averages 15.3 PPG this season. UNLV gives up 71.1 points per game to the opposition this season. UNLV also earns 38.8 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 2.9 blocks, and 6.0 steals per game. 

Colorado State is 13-13 ATS this season and 6-4 ATS in their last ten games. Colorado State is also 6-4 ATS on the road so far this season. UNLV is 13-14 ATS this season and 4-6 ATS in their last ten games. UNLV is also 9-7 ATS at home so far this season.

I like Colorado State in this game, as the Rams have already defeated UNLV by a decisive margin this season. I think Colorado State is the much better team, so I will definitely take the road dog. Colorado State +1 is the play from me. 

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Ronald’s Pick Colorado State +1

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