The Colorado State Rams will take on the Wyoming Cowboys in a Mountain West clash on Friday night at 9:00 p.m. ET. The Rams are 12-16 for the season and currently sit second from the bottom in the conference standings.
The Cowboys are 8-19 for the season and are dead last in the conference standings. They edged the Rams by a score of 58-57 in their previous meeting this year.
Colorado State vs Wyoming Betting Odds
|Wyoming Cowboys||+260||+7 (-110)||Over 139.5 (-110)|
|Colorado State Rams||-320||-7 (-110)||Under 139.5 (-110)|
Colorado State vs Wyoming Match Details
Fixture: Wyoming Cowboys at Colorado State Rams
Date and Time: Friday, February 24 at 9:00 PM ET
Venue: Moby Arena, Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State vs Wyoming Key Stats
The Rams are 2-3 in their last five games and have covered the spread in three of those contests. In their most recent loss to the San Diego Aztecs, John Tonje scored 18 points while Isaiah Stevens scored 15 points as the rest of the roster struggled to make an impact on the game. Stevens is averaging 18.5 points, and 6.4 assists per game while John Tonje leads the roster in reboinds per game (4.8).
Colorado State is averaging 72.9 points per game on 49.1% shooting while giving up 71.7 points on 45% shooting. They are shooting 36.2% from the three-point line and 73.7% from the free-throw line. The Rams are only restricting their opponents to 37.1% shooting from the three-point line and 73.1% from the charity stripe. They have failed to maintain a poistive rebound differential this season.
The Cowboys are 1-4 in their last five games and have covered the spread in only three of those contests. In their most recent loss against the Utah State Aggies, Xavier DuSell scored 21 points while Hunter Maldonado scored 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out five assists as the rest of the roster failed to step up to the occasion. Maldonado has led the roster this season, he is averaging 14.6 points, 3.8 assists, and 1.4 steals per game while Nate Barnhart is averaging 0.6 blocks per game and shooting a decent 58.3% from the field.
Wyoming is averaging 69.1 points per game on 44.3% shooting while giving up 71.3 points on 45.7% shooting. They are shooting 34.5% from the three-point line and 70.4% from the charity stripe. The Cowboys are restricting their opponents to just shoot 36.2% from the three-point line and 77.3% from the free-throw line. They have failed to maintain a decent rebound differential this season.
Rams vs Cowboys Betting Prediction
Take the Rams in this one to win the rivalry game. Colorado State is playing a squad that is 3-14 SU in their last 17 games overall and 2-5 ATS in true road games, but they have stronger straight-up and against-the-spread records.
Colorado State can shoot effectively, and for this game, its turnover issues ought to be resolved. The Rams will be firmly in position on both ends of the court, preventing Wyoming from scoring buckets easily in this one.
Pick: Colorado State Rams -7 (-110)