Colorado State at San Jose State: 1/14/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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San Jose State Spartans (2-8) vs Colorado State Rams (8-2)
Game Info: Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 9:30 pm (Grand Canyon University Arena)
Betting Odds: San Jose State Spartans +18 -- Over/Under: 156 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Colorado State Rams and San Jose State Spartans face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at GCU Arena.
The Colorado State Rams come into this game with an 8-2 record overall and the only two losses came against Saint Mary’s and San Diego State. On the season, Colorado State is averaging 71.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 63.3 points per game. Colorado State is shooting 44.9 percent from the field and 40 percent from behind the three point line. Guard David Roddy has been the best player for Colorado State and on the season he is averaging 16.3 points per game while shooting 49.1 percent from the field and 32.4 percent from behind the three point line. In this game, Colorado State needs the offense to run up the score.
On the other side of this matchup is the San Jose State Spartans who have really struggled this season and on the season they sit with a 2-8 record overall. Each of the last two games were against Fresno State and they failed to cover each of the spreads. The last game the defense gave up 80 points while the offense could only manage 65 points and that led to the defeat.San Jose State comes into this game averaging 64.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 89.4 points per game. Guard Richard Washington has been the best player for San Jose State averaging 21.6 points per game while shooting 42.5 percent from the field.
Colorado State is 23-8 against the spread in their last 31 games played on Thursday. San Jose State is 1-10 against the spread in their last 11 games overall. Colorado State is 7-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings against San Jose State.
San Jose State’s defense is an issue and they are going to really struggle to get the job done in this game. Look for Colorado State to run up the score, and San Jose State is going to have no chance to keep up. Back Colorado State against the spread.