Free NCAA Pick: Colorado State vs. Colorado Odds
Looking for Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes free NCAA Week 3 picks & NCAA odds? NCAA betting sees the Rams taking on the Buffaloes on Saturday, September 16th at the Folsom Field. Cappers Picks provides complimentary NCAA handicapping picks all season long including all NCAA Week 3 games so stay tuned for more FREE NCAA predictions like this Colorado State Colorado matchup.
2023 NCAAF Handicapping Analysis: Week 3
(0-1) Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes (2-0)
Date: Saturday, September 16th
Time: 10:00 ET
Venue: Folsom Field
NCAA Week 3 ATS Betting Lines: Colorado State +22.5 | Colorado -22.5
Week 3 CFB Moneyline Odds: Colorado State +1036 | Colorado -2377
College Football Betting Total: O/U 59
- Live Betting Odds for the upcoming Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes game!
- Want more NCAA football preseason predictions like this Rams Buffaloes play? Check out our free NCAA Football AI Picks for today!
- View our Updated Sportsbook Bonuses for today!
This Saturday at Folsom Field, it’s all about the Centennial Cup clash between the #18 Colorado Buffaloes, unbeaten at 2-0, and the struggling Colorado State Rams at 0-1.
The Buffaloes come in as huge favorites, favored by a hefty 23.5 points, with the game’s total points set at 60.5.
The ML tells us that Colorado is a dominant -2000 favorite, while Colorado State opens as a significant +950 underdog.
Cappers Picks, our trusted source for college football betting odds, offers you all the info you need on this showdown, from spreads to over/unders, plus free picks. Don’t miss out on the action!
These teams did not face off last season, but looking back on their last three head-to-head games, Colorado State has gone 2-1. Against the spread, Colorado State went 2-1 in these matchups. On the over/under, the teams went 2-1 combining for 51 points per contest.
YOU CAN CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR TOP NCAAF CAPPERS PICKS! (All Under 1 Roof)
Colorado State Rams
In their season opener, Colorado State took on Washington State and lost by a score of 50-24, putting them at 0-1 to start the year.
Looking at the over/under in this matchup, the line was 54 and with their 74 points, the over hit. Against the spread, Colorado State went into the game as 9.5-point underdogs giving them an ATS and straight-up loss.
Colorado State Rams Stats
Despite the loss, Colorado State is hoping that the team’s offense will continue playing well as their 24 points was an above average performance compared the team’s 13.2 points per game from a season ago.
Colorado State’s defense gave up 332 yards of offense.
In the passing game, they allowed 251 while on the ground they gave up 81 yards.
In their most recent game, Colorado matched up with Nebraska and came out on top with a 36-14 win. Heading into the 4th quarter of the game, Colorado held a 16-point lead.
So far, Colorado has been a good bet vs. the spread, as they are a perfect 2-0. Their average scoring margin this season is at +12.5, while being favored one time and the underdog in one game.
After two games, the average over/under line in Colorado’s matches stands at 59.8 points. The collective score in their games has averaged 68.5 points, resulting in an OU record of 1-1.
Colorado Buffaloes Stats
Colorado’s offense has put up an average of 40.5 points per game, placing them 23rd in the NCAA rankings. Through the air, they’ve gained 453 passing yards on average, ranking 4th in the nation.
On the ground, they’re holding the 131st position in rushing yards, with 67 rushing attempts per game this season.
Defensively, the Buffaloes defense has come up with two sacks this season and are 1st in quarterback hurries. Overall, they are allowing 28 points per contest (41st).
Against the pass, they are 61st in the NCAA, having allowed 199 passing yards allowed per game. Colorado is giving up 242 rushing yards per contest.
Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes NCAA Football Betting Trends
- The Rams are 3-2 in their last five games as an underdog.
- Conversely, the Buffaloes are 3-2 ATS in their last five games as a favorite.
- Also, the Rams are 4-6 ATS in their last ten road games.
- On the other side, the Buffaloes have gone 3-7 across their last ten home games.
- Over the Rams’ last 3 road games, the over/under record is 1-2.
- The Buffaloes’ have an over/under record of 3-0 in their last 3 games at home.
Colorado State vs. Colorado Line Movement
4* Free Week 3 NCAA Betting Prediction: Colorado -22.5
Colorado’s offense looked good against Washington State, and I see them continuing their strong performance in this week’s matchup against Colorado State.
Sanders is the real deal ladies and gents. The man can flat out coach a ball team! I love his passion, I love his fire, I wish I worked with him every day!
Colorado’s off to a blazing 2-0 start against the spread, and folks, they’re looking like a cash cow once more this Saturday. Let’s break down their remarkable 2023 victories – they kicked off the season with a solid win against TCU and then flat-out dominated Nebraska.
The Buffaloes are hungry, and this Saturday, they’re not just going to cover the spread; they’re going to feast, folks!
Get ready for a buffet of success, because the Buffs are about to devour whatever’s on the table!
Favored by 22.5 at home, I’m placing my bet on Colorado to cover.
Best Sportsbooks For Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes NCAA Football Gambling Today!
In Canada? Try Bodog!
Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes NCAA Betting Tweet Of The Day
Let's have the greatest Saturday morning in the history of Saturday mornings! 🙌 #CollegeGameDay
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) September 14, 2023
If you’re looking for more NCAA picks like this Colorado State Rams vs. Colorado Buffaloes matchup we’ll be providing 4* free NCAA predictions on the blog all season long, and check out our Experts for guaranteed premium & free NCAA Football picks!
Register here for a FREE College Football Betting Account Now for Daily Free Picks & More Special NCAA Offers!