Rams vs. Wolfpack Prediction

Colorado State Rams vs. Nevada Wolfpack 1/23/19, Prediction & Odds

The seventh-ranked Nevada Wolfpack are at home tonight as they face the Colorado State Rams. With Colorado State being a poor defensive team, will today's game hit the over?

Game Snapshot

835 Colorado State Rams at 836 Nevada Wolfpack

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Lawlor Events Center at 11PM ET

TV: CBSSN

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Wolfpack are a 19-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 154 points. As of Wednesday afternoon, 57 percent of public bets are siding with host Nevada. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Rams upended at Aggies

Colorado State lost by a count of 87-72 Saturday night at Utah State to drop to 7-11 overall and 2-3 in the Mountain West Conference. The Rams trailed 44-35 at halftime and could not recover. J.D. Paige led CSU with 17 points on 5-of-13 shooting including 1-of-6 from 3-point range plus 6-of-8 from the free throw line. Hyron Edwards tallied 14 points and three steals off the bench. Adam Thistlewood contributed 12 points and two rebounds. Nico Carvacho tallied 12 points and 10 boards. Kris Martin added 10 points and four assists. Colorado State shot 23-of-51 from the floor, 10-of-24 on 3-pointers and 16-of-26 at the free throw line.

Wolfpack fly past Air Force

Nevada earned a 67-52 home win Saturday night over the Falcons to move to 18-1 overall and 5-1 in the MVC. The Wolfpack trailed by four at halftime before outscoring Air Force 47-28 after the break. Nevada shot 24-of-57 from the floor, 5-of-27 from 3-point distance and 14-of-23 from the free throw line. Jordan Caroline led Nevada with 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting including 1-of-2 from 3-point range plus 4-of-5 at the free throw line. He also pulled down eight rebounds. Trey Porter contributed 11 points, six boards and two steals. Caleb Martin added 10 points, seven caroms and five dimes.

College Basketball Betting Trends

Colorado State

The over is 10-3 in the last 13 Rams games on Wednesdays. The over is 20-7 in the last 27 Colorado State road games.

Nevada

The over is 10-2 in the last 12 meetings. The under is 10-3 in the last 13 Wolfpack games overall.

Prediction:

Colorado State is brutal defensively, ranking 319th nationally in adjusted defensive efficiency. The Rams are in the top 100 offensively, while Nevada is strong on both ends and fully capable of piling up the points. While the Wolfpack haven't played a lot of shootouts lately, this has all the makings of a high-scoring affair.

 

NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: COLORADO STATE RAMS/NEVADA WOLFPACK OVER 154

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