Colorado vs. Washington - 1/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Huskies (13-4) at Colorado Buffaloes (9-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 9:30 pm (Coors Events Center)
The Line: Colorado Buffaloes -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Colorado Buffaloes and the Washington Huskies face off on Thursday in a pac-12 college basketball matchup.
The Colorado Buffaloes 9-8 this season and they have lost their last three games. CU is averaging 67.2 points ad they are shooting 45.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 63 points and their opponents are shooting 40.1 percent. Askia Booker leads the Buffaloes averaging 16.7 points per game. Josh Scott is averaging 13.8 points and 7.2 rebounds, Xavier Johnson is averaging 12.8 points and 5.4 rebounds, and Jaron Hopkins is averaging 7.4 points. Colorado is 8-1 at home this season.
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The Washington Huskies 13-4 this season and they have won their last two games. UW is averaging 70.8 points and they are shooting 44.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.9 points and their opponents are shooting 35.9 percent. Nigel Williams-Goss is averaging 14.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 6.6 assists. Andrew Andrews is averaging 12.5 points, Robert Upshaw is averaging 11.2 points and 8.2 rebounds, and Shawn Kemp Jr. is averaging 10.2 points. Washington is 1-2 on the road this season and 2-3 in Pac-12 play.
Colorado is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 Thursday games, and 10-4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Washington is 5-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the spread, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, and 2-6 against the spread against the Pac-12. The home team has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
Both of these teams are struggling but it’s just a lean to the home team with this mild spread.