Colorado Buffaloes vs. Washington Huskies Pick, Odds, Prediction 2/9/14
Washington Huskies (13-10) at Colorado Buffaloes (17-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 8:00 pm (Coors Events Center)
The Line: Colorado Buffaloes -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Buffaloes and the Washington Huskies face off on Sunday in Pac-12 college basketball.
The Colorado Buffaloes have won their last two games and they are into a tie for fourth place in the Pac-12 standings. CU is 14-1 at home this season and they have played the 24th ranked record in the nation. Askia Booker leads the Buffaloes averaging 14 points per game. Josh Scott is averaging 13.8 points and 8.8 rebounds, Xavier Johnson is averaging 10.9 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Wesley Gordon is averaging 6.6 points and 6.6 rebounds. Colorado is averaging 73.5 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Colorado is looking to make a run and make it into the NCAA Tournament.
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The Washington Huskies have lost back-to-back games and they have slipped into seventh place in the Pac-12 standings. UW is 5-5 in the Pac-12 and 2-8 on the road this season. C.J.Wilcox is averaging 19.8 points per game to lead the Huskies. Nigel Williams-Goss is averaging 13.2 points, Andrew Andrews is averaging 12.1 points, and Perris Blackwell is averaging 10.4 points and 6.7 rebounds. Washington is averaging 75.7 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.9 points and their opponents are shooting 47.9 percent. Washington is playing their third consecutive road game.
Colorado is 5-1 against the spread in their last six Sunday games. Washington is 4-10 against the spread following a game that they covered the spread and 5-2 against the spread in their last six road games against a team with a home winning percentage better than .600.
My free pick in this one will be on the total so please check back shortly after the totals are released. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that pick in the Premium Area as well as the App.
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