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Colorado State will be hoping to build on a pair of blowout victories when it travels to Utah State on Friday night. The Rams have notched dominant wins over San Jose State and New Mexico since losing to Iowa. Utah State snapped a two-game losing streak with a 28-24 win at UNLV last Saturday.

Kickoff is set for 9:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. The Rams are three-point favorites in the latest Colorado State vs. Utah State odds at Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for points scored is 58.5. Before locking in any Utah State vs. Colorado State picks, you'll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,800 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It also enters Week 7 of the 2021 season on a 19-7 run on all top-rated college football side picks. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Utah State vs. Colorado State. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college football odds for Colorado State vs. Utah State:

  • Utah State vs. Colorado State spread: Colorado State -3
  • Utah State vs. Colorado State over-under: 58.5 points
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What you need to know about Utah State

Even if it wasn't a dominant performance, Utah State beat the UNLV Rebels 28-24 last Saturday. Wide receiver Deven Thompkins continued his habit of dropping crazy stat lines, catching 13 passes for two TDs and 178 yards. For the season, Thompkins has 50 catches for 819 yards and six touchdowns. 

He's helped lead Utah State to the 15th-best passing attack in the nation as the Aggies average 315.2 yards per game. The Mountain Division in the Mountain West is wide-open this year thanks in large part of Boise State's slow start, so this is an important game for two teams that are in the divisional hunt. 

What you need to know about Colorado State

Colorado State has turned its season around since opening the year with losses to South Dakota State and Vanderbilt. Its lone loss since Week 2 came at No. 5 Iowa, where the Hawkeyes only won by 10 points. The Rams have recorded double-digit wins over Toledo, San Jose State and New Mexico, opening conference play with a 2-0 record.

They have one of the best defenses in college football, allowing just 285.5 yards per game. This is not a good matchup for a Utah State team that relies on its offense. The Aggies were held to just three points in a loss to Boise State at home last month.

How to make Colorado State vs. Utah State picks

The model is leaning under on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Utah State vs. Colorado State? And which side of the spread hits over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine and see which side of the spread to back, all from the model that has crushed its college football picks