Colorado State Rams at San Jose State Spartans ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The Colorado State Rams (10-7, 1-3 MWC) will be at the Provident Credit Union Event Center to take on the San Jose State Spartans (6-11, 2-3 MWC) in a MWC matchup. Action begins at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Colorado State Rams vs. San Jose State Spartans ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Spartans barely escaped the Nevada Wolf Pack 70-68, while the Rams were victorious over the Wyoming Cowboys 72-61.

Colorado State played a nearly flawless game. They had a solid offensive rebounding percentage of 31.3 (above their season average of 24.3) and a free throw rate of 0.294 (above their season average of 0.258). For those same stats, Wyoming was 11.1 and 0.164, respectively. Meanwhile, San Jose State’s free throw rate was their largest advantage over Nevada. The Spartans had a rate of 0.444 (above their season average of 0.227), while the Wolf Pack posted a mark of 0.200. San Jose State’s Seneca Knight played well, finishing with 28 points and nine rebounds. Meanwhile, Colorado State was led by David Roddy, who finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds.

The Rams won the lone contest between these two teams last year, 91-70. Colorado State’s effective field goal percentage was its largest strength over San Jose State. The Rams had a rate of 0.729 while the Spartans posted a mark of 0.462. This is the first time these teams will meet this year.

Second-chance opportunities might be rare for San Jose State in this showdown. The Spartans are among the country’s elite on the offensive glass, ranking 226th in offensive rebounding percentage at 27.4 percent. Meanwhile, Colorado State ranks 35th in the NCAA at corralling defensive rebounds with a defensive rebounding percentage of 76.4 percent.

Colorado State at San Jose State Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – San Jose State, ATS Winner – San Jose State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Colorado State ranks 57th in assists per game (15.1) while San Jose State ranks 236th in assists allowed per game (17.2).
  • The Rams rank 111th in steals per game (6.8) while the Spartans rank 156th in steals allowed per game (7.5).
  • Colorado State ranks 29th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while San Jose State ranks 66th (3.0).
  • The Spartans average 25.2 three pointers per game, which ranks 61st in the NCAA. The Rams rank 211th in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).
  • Colorado State ranks 84th in rebounds allowed per game (33.5) while San Jose State ranks 226th (38.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Rams’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 5.8, up from 2.0 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Spartans have scored an average of 74.0 points per game (5.8 above their season average) and allowed an average of 76.0 points per game (1.1 below their season average).