Colorado State at Nevada: 3/5/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Nevada Wolf Pack (14-9) vs Colorado State Rams (17-4)
Game Info: Friday, March 5, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
Betting Odds: Nevada Wolf Pack +1 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Colorado State Rams and Nevada Wolf Pack face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at the Lawlor Events Center.
The Colorado State Rams come into this game with a 17-4 record overall and coming into this game they have won five games in a row. In three of the last four games, Colorado State has also been able to cover the spread. In the last game against New Mexico is the was the offense that was the difference putting up 87 points and that led to the 14 point victory. Colorado State on the season is averaging 74.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 64.2 points per game. Colorado State is shooting 48.4 percent from the field and 37.1 percent from behind the three point line. Guard David Roddy has been the star for Colorado State averaging 16.1 points while shooting 53.6 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Nevada Wolf Pack who sit with a 14-9 record overall but they have lost each of their last two games against Utah State. In the last game against Utah State the defense really struggled giving up 87 points and that led to the defeat. Nevada on the season is averaging 72.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.5 points per game. Utah State is shooting 44.3 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from behind the three point line. Grant Sherfield has been the best player for Nevada averaging 18 points while shooting 43.3 percent from the field and 36.9 percent from behind the three point line.
Colorado State is 7-19-1 against the spread in their last 27 games played on Friday. The over is 13-6 in Nevada’s last 19 home games. The over is 13-3 in the last 16 meetings played between the two teams.
Nevada’s defense hasn’t been good, and Colorado State is going to have no issue scoring in this game. Look for Nevada to also score and that will lead to this game going to well over the total. Back the over to cash.