Sam Houston State Bearkats vs. Colorado State Rams Free Prediction


The Sam Houston State Bearkats (3-6) travel to Moby Arena to clash with the Colorado State Rams (4-5). The Bearkats can end a five-game road losing streak. Action begins at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Sam Houston State Bearkats vs. Colorado State Rams ATS Odds

Both teams had no trouble getting past their last opponent. The Rams defeated the Colorado Christian Cougars 100-66, while the Bearkats beat the East Texas Baptist Tigers 85-64.

Sam Houston State played a perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.9 and a turnover percentage of 14.3. For those same stats, East Texas Baptist had marks of 14.3 and 22.2, respectively. Meanwhile, Colorado State dominated every stat category in their game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 45.5 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.646. Colorado Christian was 17.1 and 0.466, respectively, for those same stats. Colorado State rallied around Nico Carvacho, who recorded 14 points and 15 rebounds. Meanwhile, Kai Mitchell had a good game for Sam Houston State, recording 14 points and 13 rebounds.

Colorado State could have a tough time creating turnovers. Since the 2017-18 season, Sam Houston State ranks 194th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 19.0 percent), while Colorado State has forced the 56th-fewest turnovers (17.0 percent).

Sam Houston State Bearkats at Colorado State Rams Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Colorado State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Colorado State ranks 20th in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while Sam Houston State ranks 203rd (4.0).
  • The Bearkats rank 83rd in rebounds per game (37.7) while the Rams rank 203rd in rebounds allowed per game (36.0).
  • Sam Houston State ranks 40th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while Colorado State ranks 118th (6.0).
  • The Bearkats average 14.4 assists per game, which ranks 109th in the nation. The Rams rank 264th in assists allowed per game (15.7).
  • Sam Houston State averages 22.0 three pointers per game, which ranks 165th in the nation. Colorado State ranks 287th in three pointers allowed per game (26.2).